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IMO this is a slap in the face to real celebrities. Some joker gets to be a celeb for being an idiot on youtube when it takes years of hard work for most real celebs to get to where they are.
post #72 of 84
you tube, you fail better just call it failtube
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Originally Posted by computerparts View Post

IMO this is a slap in the face to real celebrities. Some joker gets to be a celeb for being an idiot on youtube when it takes years of hard work for most real celebs to get to where they are.

I know right. REAL Celebs like The Kardashians, Honey BooBoo, The cast of Jersey Shore, etc. all worked REALLY hard and used their MASSIVE amounts of talents to get to where they are now. Not like these Youtube idiots. A massive slap in the face.

Edit: Spelled name wrong
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Mark me. Planet earth is turning into the official LOL of the entire universe
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IMO this is a slap in the face to real celebrities. Some joker gets to be a celeb for being an idiot on youtube when it takes years of hard work for most real celebs to get to where they are.

In your opinion what's a real celebrity? Because for some Dick Cheney is a celebrity.. What's your criteria? Do you have one? Or is it arbitrary? I love how everyone jumps to conclusions that no one but morons jumping off roofs will benefit from this.... I don't think you understand how hard and expensive it is to become an actor. This platform might make it that much easier for someone who deserves it to be recognized for their talent.
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Um, Dick Cheney IS a celebrity (and a great American). Don't see the issue there?

And btw, not everybody on Youtube is some clown being ridiculous to be noticed (though there are many to be sure). There are plenty of legitimate Youtube stars who come up with content that is as good, if not better than anything you can find on TV.
post #77 of 84
OCN sure is full of Pewdiepie haters lol, does not change the fact that he's the most subscribed channel, if you don't like his content then don't pay it any attention, you don't have to hate.

I don't have a TV and I only watch very few TV shows (excl. anime) I do however spend a lot of my time watching videos on YouTube and if the channels I follow earn more money I'm all for it.
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post #78 of 84
A society that puts celebrities on a pedestal and has done so for decades, that will never dumb it down. Nope.

It couldn't fail soon enough...
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um, i do not know if Pewdiepie will be that well received outside of Youtube... just saying, imagine his screeching on TV.

Quit projecting your own personal feelings onto others, the numbers don't lie. How many subscribers to your youtube channel?
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nothing is worse than these youtube stars to be honest
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