We tried hard to forget this fact, but the internet is here to remind us about it.
Yup, you read correct! Sonic, everyone’s favorite edgy hedgy from the Sega games wears a hedgehog suit. Believe it or not, it’s canon. And it’s not even news.
The official Sonic the Hedgehog Instagram account posted his daily routine back in July 2020, confirming not only that his furs are not natural but also the exact time he takes them off before going to bed every night. It’s 11:30pm, if you’re wondering.
That ‘significant’ piece of lore about the speedy blue troublemaker kinda went under the radar when it first surfaced or maybe Sonic fans just tried hard to forget they were privy to the unsettling information. And who can blame them.
But it’s the internet, so earlier last week a Twitter user was unkind enough to remind us of the revelation that arguably ruined quite a few Gen Y childhoods:
The original tweet quickly received more than 70,000 likes and 5,000 retweets and spawned a discussion among fans who were dissecting all facets of this fact of Sonic’s life. Today, we collated some of the best, most original and discomforting reactions.
Some fans were in denial:
Others felt everyone’s imagination needed visual stimuli to process the discovery:
No aspect of Sonic’s routine escaped attention:
But the hedgehog’s official Twitter account remained tight-lipped about any additional details:
Of course, you can choose what to believe about your favorite hedgehog, but be warned – some facts about his everyday life, revealed in obscure Instagram posts, will inevitably come back to haunt you.
Written by Stoyan Ovcharov on behalf of GLHF.