The Man Behind The Original 'BendGate' Video Responds To Claims Of Manipulation

Earlier this week Lewis Hilstenteger of Unbox Therapy posted a video of how easily the iPhone 6 Plus bends when you apply pressure to it. Apple has said it’s received nine complaints about bent iPhone 6 Plus models, and the internet has been calling the phenomenon “BendGate” ever since.

However, some Redditors recently noticed something strange about Hilsenteger’s video. The time stamp displayed on the iPhone 6 Plus’ screen doesn’t correspond to when Hilsenteger bend the phone in the video. But Hilsenteger has responded via Twitter, saying the video is indeed legitimate:

Hilsenteger says he will shoot another video today in one continuous take to prove that the iPhone 6 Plus does in fact bend when you apply pressure to it.

We’ll be looking out for Unbox Therapy’s new video and will update this article accordingly when it’s published.

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