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Controversy erupts over alleged selling of donated homes by MrBeast

Rumors have been surfacing the web that some of the recipients of MrBeast’s houses are selling them off.

In the content creator’s latest video, he and his team arranged for 100 homes to be built in underprivileged communities in Jamaica, El Salvador, Argentina, Mexico, and Columbia. The video highlighted the joy of a number of families as they were given keys to their new houses.

A Facebook post then went viral on social media of a man allegedly trying to sell one of the houses built by MrBeast in El Salvador. The post presented images of the house along with the surrounding houses in the area.

The post reads, “Only cash sold to people with economic capacity or distant siblings, brand new house in a new exclusive residential area with a new soccer field. 2 rooms, kitchen, furnished, glass doors and garden. $45 thousand, not negotiable, only serious people.”

With the amount of attention this post has received, it caught the eye of Michelle Sol, the Minister of Housing in El Salvador.

When discussing the situation regarding the attempted sale of the property, she posted on X (formerly Twitter) and stated, “It is a false publication, the person is not on the list of beneficiaries, nor in the 16 that he donated @MrBeast, nor in the 84 that we built as a Government. The deeds have a lock that families cannot sell for 20 years.”

The comments of the Minister of Housing concerning this scenario are not the only information that proves this listing is false. The photos in the post were found to come directly from MrBeast’s video.

There has been criticism surrounding MrBeast’s efforts to help those in need. He then responded via X and wrote, “Yes, ideally a YouTuber isn’t the one fixing these issues, but I’m not just going to stand by and do nothing.”

MrBeast has not yet issued an additional statement regarding the houses allegedly being sold off.

 

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