Where Are They Now? 8 Of The Most Notorious, Talented, and Ratchet Viral Video Stars
Yes, the “LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE!” guy. Britney Spears was going through a hard time; what with the divorce, custody battle, shaving her head, and just being affiliated with Kevin Federaline. So, MTV gave her an opportunity to have a comeback performance. But after she bombed and began receiving a lot of flack for it, Chris Crocker went to his Youtube account and created this video telling people to “LEAVE HER ALONE!” The video had 4 million views in 2 days!
Before the Britney video, he already had a following, and his videos on Myspace and Youtube all averaged about a million views each. After the Britney video he released a few singles that charted high on iTunes. His first EP is called “The First Bite.” He released an HBO documentary named “Me @ the Zoo” which follows his rise to video stardom and the correlation of the evolution of the internet. He’s set to have a role in an indie film, which will start taping in 2013, he also is rumored to have just appeared in his first adult movie. But no matter what, he has continued making Youtube videos as a way to get his views out to the world.