“Do something beautiful at least once in your life,” he was saying, “it is so good to die young. Life is awful, it will not get better. You are rare, a selected one.” That’s the kind of thing Philipp Budeikin tells young girls while he’s convincing them to take their own lives at the end stages of The Blue Whale Challenge, a social media “game” he created.
The 21-year-old Russian has now confessed to manipulating 16 girls into killing themselves in his sick, diabolical scheme. Budeikin claims he is “cleansing society” from the “biological waste” of people who were “happy to die.”