Internet sensation Liver King, real name Brian Johnson, rose to stardom for his jacked physique and unique approach to diet. In a recent story posted on his Instagram, Johnson showed off his crazy ripped physique after being ‘natty af’ for 60 days.
Liver King first gained attention in 2021 when several clips of him munching on raw meat, such as brain, liver, kidney, and bull testicles did rounds on social media. He promotes a natural way of living based on the nine ancestral tenets. Besides eating large amounts of raw meat and organs, Johnson performed insane workout routines as well. He quickly amassed over 1.8 million followers on the photo-sharing platform and boasts more than 4 million on TikTok.
While many were following in Johnson’s footsteps, others were not so convinced about his philosophy. There was a lot of speculation about whether Johnson used steroids due to his massive build at the age of 45. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan dismissed any possibility of Johnson being natty and labeled his persona as a gimmick to boost his company’s sales. He went as far as to say that Johnson had an ‘a** full of steroids.’ Johnson remained steadfast in his stance of being natty as he denied such accusations on multiple occasions.
Other than fitness, Johnson expanded his creative footprint to other spaces such as entertainment and mixed martial arts. He got social media influencer Logan Paul to devour bull testicles in a media appearance last May.
A few months later, he teamed up with former UFC middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa and current Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire for a liver-eating contest in the build-up to Bellator 286. Johnson found himself at odds with former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor after the two were compared by a fan. McGregor took issue with the comparison and received a fiery response back from Johnson challenging him to another contest.
PED expert Derek of MPMD conducted an investigation exposing Johnson’s lie of not using steroids last November. He shared screenshots of Johnson’s private email correspondence and alleged steroid cycle. Johnson later admitted to being on steroids and misleading his fans. Following the exposé, former UFC champ Eddie Alvarez shared his conversation with Johnson, where the latter refuted a similar allegation from the former.
Johnson committed to being natty after the scandal. He gave fans a sneak peek at his physique after being natty for a week. While he still looked muscular, Johnson revealed he had dropped down to 188 pounds after going without food for 42 hours.
Liver King looks ripped after being natty ‘AF’ for 60 days
In a recent Instagram story, Liver King showed off his insanely jacked physique after leaving steroid use for 60 days. He followed up on the commitment to be natty after the scandal.
Liver King is looking to regain some credibility and prove the effectiveness of the ancestral lifestyle he promotes so passionately. If his latest update is any indication, he still appears to be in fine form and may have a hard time convincing people he’s no longer using steroids. He was hit with a $25 million lawsuit for tricking consumers into buying products from his supplement line and encouraging a potentially risky diet three months ago.