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Man behind 'Storm Area 51' got a visit from the FBI

Creator of viral idea announces alien-themed music fest called 'Alienstock'

August 12, 2019
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(KYKY) - The man behind the viral 'Storm Area 51' event says he got a visit from the FBI.

Matty Roberts, the creator of the Facebook page that has seen over 1.5 million responses, says he got a text from his mother that the FBI had shown up at her doorstep.

Roberts says he was "scared" at first, but it turned out the agents were "super cool" and only wanted to check if he'd received any death threats.

Roberts admits the whole idea was a joke at first, but now he's turning that viral fame into a free event called "Alienstock" in Rachel, Nevada on September 20th.

Why did 'Storm Area 51' take off like it did?  How many people do you think will show up for 'Alienstock'?

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