There’s no doubt Lee’s show is hugely popular with some and repulsive to others — it’s unclear why it’s such a polarizing subject, but you either love it or you hate it.
@BLashay95 tweeted: “Hi I’m back from an hour-long Dr. PimplePopper deep dive, and @Aftyn10 wrote: “Gonna get lost in some dr pimplepopper videos tonight.” But @snowballthecato had the opposite reaction: “My mums watching dr pimplepopper and I feel physically sick.”
Wechsler adds that “There’s a good number of people who think that is the coolest thing ever… and they’re excited by things that are a little bit gross. Those might be the same people who like horror movies.”
Perhaps the presidential election — a tight race between incumbent Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden — is symbolic of the nation’s need to offload years of stress.
Before the polls closed on Tuesday, Lee sent out a reminder: “Just POPPING in to remind you to #VOTE if you haven’t already!”