Leave Britney Alone

Leave Britney Alone

Part of a series on Chris Crocker. [View Related Entries]

Updated Mar 27, 2012 at 06:47PM EDT by Cale.

Added Dec 12, 2008 at 03:11PM EST by Jamie Dubs.

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“Leave Britney Alone” is the viral video that launched the career of the Youtube Celebrity Chris Crocker. On September 10, 2007, Chris Crocker uploaded a monologue performance, in which he made a plea to the media and the general public about famed singer and Celebrity Britney Spears. In the video, Chris made a fake emotional storm in response to the amount of negative attention Britney had been receiving during the time leading up to and after her comeback performance at the 2007 MTV Music Awards.

The video gained over 2 million views in the first two hours, and as of March 26, 2012, has acquired more than 43 million views.

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From the first day, September 10, 2007, “Leave Britney Alone” could also be found on Chris’ Myspace, and his Metacafe account.

The same day, the video was picked up by concreteloop.com, Gallery of the Absurd, YTMND and more.

Derivatives

In the days following “Leave Britney Alone” a number of response videos were created. Many were direct commentary, while others were parodies and remixes.

Perez Hilton Says: Britney, Leave ME Alone!

Re: LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE!

LEAVE CHRIS CROCKER ALONE! Britney Spears Responds

Leave the “Leave Britney Alone Guy” Alone!!

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