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Lizwani (BAFTA Prankster) Wiki, Age, Bio

Lizwani Biography – Lizwani Wiki

Lizwani is a YouTuber and social media prankster.The prankster stood in the background as director Christopher Nolan and producer Emma Thomas accepted their award for Oppenheimer at the Bafta Awards. He is previously thought to have gate-crashed events including the Brits, the Mobos and the Ballon d’Or football awards in France.

Lizwani BAFTA

YouTube prankster Lizwani invaded the stage during the best picture presentation at the Bafta Film Awards in London on Sunday 18 Feb 2024. In footage screened on BBC One, the prankster, wearing a dark suit, walked on to the stage as Oppenheimer producer Emma Thomas was making her acceptance speech, alongside the film’s director Christopher Nolan and lead actor Cillian Murphy.

Having stood behind Thomas as she spoke, he left the stage along with the filmmakers, and according to Bafta was subsequently detained by security.

A Bafta spokesman said: “A social media prankster was removed by security last night after joining the final award winners on stage. We take this very seriously, and don’t wish to grant him any publicity by commenting further.”

The prankster was identified on social media as a YouTuber using the name Lizwani; the same user posted on Instagram that police had taken some of his footage away. Lizwani has a history of infiltrating awards ceremonies, including the Fifa Ballon d’Or and Brit Awards in 2022.