Shipping is the combination of two YouTubers/celebrities names made up by fans to try signify a relationship whether the relationship be real or fictional. Shipping is often used in fan fiction and sometimes in real life, depending on the two people being shipped and their feelings towards it. Fans who use shipping often are known as "shippers".
Popular Smosh Shipping
- Ianthony (Ian and Anthony)
- Melian (Ian and Melanie)
- Kalanthony (Anthony and Kalel)
- Marhinki (Mari and Sohinki)
- Iancorn (Ian and Lasercorn)
- Jovancorn (Joven and Lasercorn)
Ian Calls Out Shippers
On January 28, 2016 Ian posted a Tweet about fans overusing Ianthony. While he isn't against people writing fan fiction, considering "harmless fun", some fans have turned Ianthony from fan fiction to the real world. Fans insist that Anthony and him will be lovers someday also as far to have insulted and threatened women he posts picture of on his social media.