The BIG Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar has issued a stark warning to his Instagram followers as the star is targeted by imposter accounts.
The actor, who played Rajesh ‘Raj’ Koothrappali on the long-running comedy, pleaded for his fans to “please stay vigilant”.
The Big Bang Theory actor Kunal Nayyar has warned his fans about imposter Instagram accounts[/caption]
Kunal, 39, posted a statement to his 2.7m Instagram followers and said: “My only two accounts are @kunalkarmanayyar and @buddhas.in.jeans.
“I have been getting a large number of followers saying they are being contacted by Imposter accounts!”
He continued: “Please do not give any personal information to anyone that pretends to be me.
“There are no meet and greets planned for money- not any Google hangout sessions or Zoom chats etc…
The star have the stark warning to his 2.7m followers[/caption]
Kunal pleaded with them to ‘stay vigilant’[/caption]
“All my interaction is done through this page. Please report any/all imposters, and stay vigilant against people trying to steal your information.”
The actor’s fans were quick to show their support for Kunal.
One emphasised: “Look for the “blue verified check mark”. Report and block if not them.”
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Another added: “I can’t believe people still fall for this stuff, especially if it’s not a verified account. Just report the account to IG.
“No celebrity is going to reach out to you and ask you for money or personal information. Be vigilant and namaste.”
Kunal played Raj in the hit comedy[/caption]
Kunal played Raj for 12 seasons of The Big Bang Theory.
The CBS sitcom, which is currently available to stream on Netflix, came to an end last May after 12 seasons.