On May 12th, 2008, YouTuber OffbeatEarth posted a video to YouTube titled "Bill O'Reilly Flips Out," featuring leaked footage of O'Reilly yelling profanities at his co-workers while experiencing technical difficulties with his teleprompter. While the original video was removed, YouTuber CrownVictoriaCop reuploaded it the following day, gathering more than 2.6 million views and 3,400 comments over the next nine years (shown below).
"We'll do it live!" Fuck it! Do it live! I'll write it and we'll do it live!"
On April 13th, 2009, YouTuber saintnickXIII uploaded a remix of the video dubbed with audio from the "Stop Calling Me a Homo" video (shown below). Within eight years, the video received upwards of 779,000 views and 970 comments.
On May 24th, 2011, Stephen Colbert parodied the rant in an episode of the Colbert Report (shown below, left). On June 20th, 2012, YouTuber Sully Omar uploaded a dubstep remix of the video, garnering more than 299,000 views and 460 comments within five years (shown below, right).
On April 7th, 2015, YouTuber Tobii UK uploaded a Family Guy parody of the video, which received upwards of 1.15 million views and 360 comments over the next three years (shown below).
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Lawrence O'Donnell's Rant
On September 20th, 2017, Mediaite posted leaked outtakes of MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell cursing at coworkers for eight minutes during a recording of his show conducted on August 29th the previous month. That evening, the RealStoryNews YouTube channel reuploaded the footage (shown below).
According to Google insights, the video shot up to viral status in early 2008: