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PewDiePie's House Burglarized

Life has its ups and downs, and nowhere is that more evident than in the year PewDiePie's been having. The YouTube star married his longtime girlfriend, Marzia Bisognin, this past August. He even got to honeymoon in Japan, the country in which he proposed to Marzia. And a few months back, he managed to become the first sole YouTuber to reach 100 million subscribers.


Now he's likely trying to figure out who took all of his stuff.

It came to light this past weekend, courtesy of an Instagram post from Marzia (later uploaded by Metro), that both her and PewDiePie's second home in Japan had been robbed. According to Marzia, the thieves made off with quite a bit, and Marzia, at least, seemed genuinely stunned that something like this could have occurred.

"Our house was broken into and they took 90% of my valuables," Marzia wrote on Instagram, "from my jewellery [sic], to luxury goods and special items I've been collecting over the years. It's all gone."

Marzia added, "I know it is very materialistic, and should be happy with what I was left/have. But I can't hide the shock and sadness with all being taken away, just like that."


PewDiePie also commented briefly about the incident in a YouTube video earlier today, stating, "What a week it's been. First, here in UK my house gets flooded. Pure panic for the past couple days. And then my place in Japan was robbed and they took all our stuff. Epic."

To his credit, PewDiePie at least appears to be maintaining his trademark sense of humor about the ordeal. On Instagram, he shared a photo promoting new merch whilst looking very much like a robber.

This isn't the first problem PewDiePie's had with his home

Having your home robbed is a pretty big deal. It's an even bigger deal, however, when you've already been facing some tough issues as a homeowner to begin with.

Less than a week ago, a period of heavy rain caused the property surrounding PewDiePie and Marzia's home in Brighton, England to flood. That flooding destroyed the couple's garden, which was in the middle of being renovated. Not only that, water was threatening to enter the home's garage, which could have caused significant damage to any items contained within.


And somehow, it gets worse. Marzia shared a photo on Instagram that, according to Metro, showed her wearing "wellies" while wading through some particularly high water. That water, it turns out, was probably not the kind you'd want to step into.

"Just to showcase how deep it really is," Marzia said in her Instagram post. "We have been trying to get help all day but apparently all our neighbor's sewage water is overflowing to our house and nobody can help."

That's right: Marzia was standing in her neighbor's sewage, which had infiltrated her and PewDiePie's property. We'd thank the stars that PewDiePie and Marzia could at least retreat to Japan if necessary, but post-burglary, that might not be such an appealing option anymore.


Perhaps PewDiePie and Marzia won't move to Japan, after all

If there's one big question we have right now, it's this: Will PewDiePie and Marzia follow through on their plans to move to Japan, or will this whole experience give them second thoughts?

Dexerto reported back in October that PewDiePie and Marzia had purchased a home in Japan, and planned to move there in early 2020. What wasn't covered, however, was how much time they'd spend in Japan and whether or not they'd continue to maintain an permanent residence in England.


"We don't know how long we're going to stay in Japan," PewDiePie told viewers during a livestream. "It depends on a lot of things like taxes and VISAs. Under EU law, I have to be in the UK for a certain amount of days or I'll be taxed in another country."

One thing we do know, at least, is that PewDiePie will likely shy away from doing a video tour of his and Marzia's new abode. PewDiePie expressed some concern that viewers might be able to figure out where the house is, and now that the home has already been burglarized, we highly doubt he'll be interested in rolling out the welcome mat for other potential thieves.

In any event, we'll have to wait and see if PewDiePie and Marzia decide to pack up and head to Japan anyway, or if they decide to stay put in Brighton. We certainly wouldn't blame them for it. Up until the past week or so, the two were having a pretty stellar year. Now they're looking at a rather soggy, sad ending to 2019, but at least the beginning of 2020 is approaching fast. A new year often provides people with an opportunity to start fresh; perhaps PewDiePie and Marzia can decide on a new place to call home, or at least fill their newest home with some newer stuff.


We'll be sure to update you if any more news breaks on the PewDiePie burglary.