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The ‘Leave Britney Alone’ Guy Teaches You Another Lesson 10 Years Later


There are a lot of things we would do for our favorite celebrities and people who we look up to. But ten years ago, one man started the viral thing before we even used the word viral. It has been a decade since Chris Crocker broke the internet with his emotional ‘Leave Britney Alone’ viral video. If this list was not enough info about what he’s up to now, here is a more detailed text about this brave man. The then 19-year-old Chris pleaded uploaded his emotional defensive video about Britney Spears after haters criticised her ‘disastrous’ performance of her track ‘Gimme More’ at the 2007 VMAs. 10 year later, he is teaching people some other lessons.

Chris Crocker is an American Internet celebrity, blogger, songwriter, recording artist and former YouTuber and pornographic film actor. He became famous after posting his video in 2007. In case you forgot about the video, or haven’t heard about it, here’s a recap:

Chris obviously had a point, but a lot of people started mocking him instead. He actually became the subject of cruel jokes and abuse online.

To mark the 10 years since he posted the video, Chris recorded a clip to tell fans what he had learned throughout the years. He also revealed he was going through a lot in his personal life when he recorded the ‘Leave Britney Alone’ video.

After reposting his ‘Leave Britney Alone’ video, he posted a statement underneath explaining what happened.

Back then the internet and Youtube was a ‘less LGBT friendly place’, and people mocked him for his femininity.

Watch his latest video here:


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