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TikTok comedian receives death threats amid claim he’s related to Gladys Berejikilian’s new boo

Who IS the TikTok psychic? Wild theories emerge about comedian who picks the EXACT Covid case numbers HOURS before they’re made public – as Gladys is grilled over his sources

  • Bernard Kairouz said he’s received ‘threatening’ phone calls
  • His predictions of daily Covid cases in Sydney had made him a social media star 
  • Kairouz told Fitzy & Wippa people claim he is related to the NSW Premier
  • He predicted 97 new coronavirus cases for Sydney in Friday’s update

A TikTok comedian who has accurately predicted the number of new Covid cases in NSW three days in a row claims he’s been sent threatening messages by followers who believe he is related to Gladys Berejiklian’s new partner. 

Jon-Bernard Kairouz, a comedian from western Sydney, has gained a huge social media following through his spot-on predictions of new coronavirus cases.

Late on Thursday night, he correctly predicted that NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian would announced 97 new cases on Friday morning.  

Speaking to Nova’s Fitzy & Wippa on Friday morning, Kairouz said he had received anonymous, ‘threatening’ phone calls since he started predicting Covid cases.

‘Look, I’m doing the community a favour and it’s not like I’m doing anything wrong or unethical, it’s just maths and cold hard numbers,’ he told the breakfast radio duo.

Comedian Jon-Bernard Kairouz said he was ‘doing the community a favour’ with his predictions of daily Covid cases in Greater Sydney

Kairouz told Nova's Fitzy & Wippa he had been accused of being a relative of the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, or her new boyfriend (pictured together)

Kairouz told Nova’s Fitzy & Wippa he had been accused of being a relative of the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, or her new boyfriend (pictured together)

Kairouz said his new-found fame had given rise to various conspiracy theories.

‘Honestly there’s rumours and conspiracy theories flying around that I’m related to Gladys or her nephew or related to her new boyfriend, that’s not the case,’ he told the show.

‘It’s numbers, mate, that’s all I can say, it’s a solid formula.’

Ms Berejiklian, who is notoriously private about her personal life, is believed to be dating the man who represented her during a corruption inquiry into her former boyfriend and disgraced MP Daryl Maguire.

The Premier’s relationship with high-profile barrister Arthur Moses was seemingly confirmed in June through a loved-up Instagram post shared by her sister. 

Daily Mail Australia is not suggesting Mr Moses is related to Kairouz, or the source of his Covid information. 

Kairouz shut down theories he has a connection to Gladys Berejiklian or an inside source at NSW Health, insisting 'it's numbers mate, it's a solid formula'

 Kairouz shut down theories he has a connection to Gladys Berejiklian or an inside source at NSW Health, insisting ‘it’s numbers mate, it’s a solid formula’

Kairouz’s lighthearted approach to the lockdown was first revealed when he posted a video to TikTok last week poking fun at Ms Berejiklian urging Sydney residents to ‘not browse’ while shopping.

In the video the comedian is seen sprinting into the Clemton Park Coles and grabbing a trolley, before pushing it through the aisles at a breakneck speed grabbing items. 

Kairouz said he and his brothers employed a ‘Kairouz probability algorithm’ in order to predict the cases. He also revealed when he first realised his talent for predictions, which bears an uncanny similarity to the plot of Academy Award-winning film Good Will Hunting.  

‘To be honest I work at a college as a janitor and sometimes I’ll see an equation on a whiteboard and I can just finish it. 

‘I feel like I’m smarter than most of the kids there!’  

Kairouz's TikTok video from last week poking fun at the NSW Premier urging Sydney residents to 'not browse' while shopping

Kairouz’s TikTok video from last week poking fun at the NSW Premier urging Sydney residents to ‘not browse’ while shopping

Ms Berejiklian was asked directly about Kairouz’s predictions during her Covid update on Friday morning, and whether she was worried about information being leaked from NSW Health.  

‘All we can do is focus on the job at hand,’ she replied. 

‘I know at the moment a lot of people have, or [are] alleged to have, various bits of information and advice but what is important for us as a team – team New South Wales – is to focus on what is necessary and that is to lead our state during the most challenging of times. 

‘I cannot stress that enough.’

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