English actress Maisie Williams, finest identified for her position as Arya Stark within the HBO collection Recreation of Thrones, could also be becoming a member of the Bitcoin bandwagon.
In a Nov. 16 message on Twitter, the actress requested her 2.7 million followers if she ought to go “lengthy on Bitcoin.” On the time of publication, the bulk — 50.4% — are advising she put money into the crypto asset with 118,190 individuals responding. Williams has an estimated web value of $6 million from her work in tv and movie.
ought to i’m going lengthy on bitcoin ?
— Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams) November 16, 2020
The high-profile celeb’s point out of Bitcoin (BTC) left Crypto Twitter abuzz as different figures have been fast to chime in with their ideas.
Peter McCormack, host of the What Bitcoin Did podcast, instructed Williams keep away from altcoins in any respect prices, stating “Bitcoin and nothing else” for the actress. Nevertheless, crypto phrases crossing over with Recreation of Thrones references have been plentiful, as Blockfolio advised Williams she ought to “be part of the free folks” by going lengthy on Bitcoin. Barry Silbert joined the get together, suggesting the actress take a look at “the opposite” sort of Grayscale, an homage to a illness within the collection and the funding agency’s crypto trusts.
Bitcoin adoption amongst main figures in leisure and finance has seen a serious uptick in 2020 as many look to hedges for inflation and digital alternate options to money. Day dealer Dave Portnoy briefly joined the crypto group this yr, later labeling Bitcoin as “one massive Ponzi scheme.”
On the time of publication, BTC is priced at $16,770, having risen 5.7% within the final 24 hours.