Woman sparks outrage after painting her boyfriend’s Xbox as a Valentine’s Day gift

Woman sparks outrage after painting her boyfriend’s Xbox as a Valentine’s Day gift

A woman named Hayley, known as @oatmilkgirl3 on social media app TikTok, thought she would do something special for her boyfriend this Valentine’s Day and decided to put her own artistic spin on his prized Xbox.

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iStock -Gothenburg, Sweden - June 21, 2015: A shot of a young man's hand holding a Xbox One game controller, a remote controller for the Xbox One video game console developed and released by Microsoft in 2013. Natural lighting. Shot in a home bedroom duri

In a video shared on the popular social media site, Hayley filmed herself painting a mural of a starry sky on her boyfriend’s gaming console. The video has, naturally, received mixed reviews, with many praising Hayley for putting in the effort, while others called the act vandalism!

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The video, which has been viewed more than five-million times on the app, was captioned: "I saw this girl paint her ps5 and I thought it was a cute idea for v-day."

In the clip, Hayley paints the console black before painting it electric blue to give the effect of a sky. She then adds her own “razzle dazzle”, as she calls it, by painting pink fluffy clouds and yellow stars. 

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@oatmilkgirl3

I saw this girl paint her ps5 and I thought it was a cute idea for v-day🥰❤️ #paint #xbox #gamer #surprise #valentinesday

♬ adore you x needy - Jurk

In the highly-anticipated follow-up video, Hayley gifts the device to her boyfriend. "Alright, the moment everyone's been waiting for. I'm about to do the reveal," she says in the video.

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Hayley walks into a room where her boyfriend is sitting on the couch and unveils the console. After a short moment of silence, he simply says, "Ermm, it's a cute design." A moment later he says, "I don't know... Oh, it’s alright.”

Since the video was posted, the video has received more than 170,000 likes and 16,200 comments from viewers who had a lot to say about the surprise. "He dying inside," one user wrote. Another added, “Bro holding back tears" while a third called Hayley out saying "No shade but you ruined something he obviously cared about, do the right thing and replace it."

@oatmilkgirl3

Early vday gift vibes. Showing my bf his Xbox I customized for him #xbox #paint #boyfriend #aries #customize

♬ original sound - hayley

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