Practically two years after asserting that they have been taking a break from social media, The Chainsmokers returned from their hiatus and addressed a "cosmetic surgery rumor."

The Chainsmokers Share "Sick Boy" Tune's Which means

The Chainsmokers are again.

To catch you up: The DJ duo, comprised of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart, introduced in February 2020 that they have been occurring a social media hiatus and "taking a while to create our subsequent chapter in music," deleting each submit on their official Instagram account web page excluding their assertion. Since then, the pair have largely saved quiet about their life—till not too long ago when movies starring two males who seemed much like Alex and Drew started popping up on The Chainsmokers' verified TikTok web page.

One of many posts featured the 2 look-alikes reacting to a video with with the hashtag "conspiracy" posted by TikTok consumer @SUGENE, who joked in it that Alex and Pall "underwent a whole lot of cosmetic surgery" throughout their hiatus and now "look fully completely different." The Chainsmokers' account wrote in response, "Why would we mess with perfection?" 

In the meantime, one other video confirmed the doppelgängers responding to a declare that it might be "straightforward" for The Chainsmokers to get replaced with physique doubles since they "look like just two regular white guys." The band's account replied, "This conspiracy idea is senseless."

So, what is the cope with these unusual clips? Because it seems, The Chainsmokers have been really in on the enjoyable.

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To announce their comeback, it seems that the actual Drew and Alex employed the look-alikes to star in a mockumentary about their hiatus. The duo later appeared appeared alongside their doppelgängers in a TikTok video, writing, "if you meet two random white dudes that seem like The Chainsmokers."

The band additionally leaned into the joke by lip-syncing to their new single, "Excessive," in entrance of a screenshot studying: "Why do The Chainsmokers look completely different? Cosmetic surgery rumor."

"This has gone too far," they joked within the caption.

The track is The Chainsmokers' first authentic observe since 2019, once they launched their third studio album World Warfare Pleasure.

Over the weekend, Alex and Drew continued to poke enjoyable of the gag, sharing a screenshot from their official web site that requires followers to choose photographs of the musicians from a lineup of similar-looking celebrities in a Google reCAPTCHA test. A number of the stars the duo selected as their look-alikes embrace Michael Phelps, Tom Brady and Property Brothers' Jonathan and Drew Scott.

They quipped within the caption, "Do you've gotten what it takes???"

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