. . .Gen Z has discovered as they’ve updated the fake ID for the COVID-19 era, hitting up liquor stores dressed as elderly grandmas wearing coronavirus face masks.
The “prank” has taken social-media platform TikTok by storm, with videos of users bedecked as boozehound bubbies — seemingly victorious, bottles in hand — racking up millions of views.
Now that we have to wear masks, this is the best time to buy alcohol with a fake ID since the early 80's…
— Jason Lawhead (@JasonLawhead) April 6, 2020
That you get liquor before you turn 21 is, we’re sure, just a bonus.
“PSA: use ur fakes as much as possible bc if you wear a mask they can’t see ur whole face lol,” one adolescent posted to her not-of-legal-age brethren. (Read more from “Teens Are Dressing up as Mask-Wearing Grandmas to Score Alcohol” HERE)