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"David After Dentist" Made $150k For Family

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the is-this-real-life? dept.

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It turns out recording your drugged child pays pretty well. 7-year-old David DeVore became an overnight sensation when his father posted a video of his ramblings after dental surgery. To date that video has made the DeVore family around $150,000. Most of the money came from YouTube, but the family has made $50k from licensing and merchandise. From the article: "The one seemingly minor decision to make the video available all over the Internet set off a whirlwind of changes for the DeVore family. Within just four days, 'David After Dentist' received 3 million views on YouTube and the younger David quickly became an Internet celebrity. His father quit his job in residential real estate (did we mention they live in Florida?), and the family started selling T-shirts featuring cartoon drawings of their son post-dental surgery."

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Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (4, Insightful)

eldavojohn (898314) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745250)

This is the correct response when you become an instant global entertainer--not a $351,000 lawsuit [slashdot.org] . Or are you going to sue me now for teasing you about losing a lucrative merchandising opportunity?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (5, Insightful)

casings (257363) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745298)

Not everyone wants to whore themselves out for money.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (5, Insightful)

MightyMartian (840721) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745352)

Not everyone wants to whore themselves out for money.

No, just 99% of us.

For the other 99% of us (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746072)

I wondered how you monetized a YouTube video. TFA says, "Most of the money came from Youtube" - I guess you make a channel. A quick Google found this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uqsk_rUedw

So I guess you have to be selected for whoredom by being popular among YouTube viewers.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (2, Insightful)

Dr. Cody (554864) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746130)

It's the 1% who ruin it for the 99% of us.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (4, Funny)

need4mospd (1146215) | more than 4 years ago | (#32747032)

Yeah, the other 5% of us aren't that smart.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (2)

eldavojohn (898314) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745454)

Not everyone wants to whore themselves out for money.

Oh so you're telling me that he works for free as a lawyer now [slashdot.org] ? Or is being a paid lawyer not a whore compared to putting your image on a T-shirt and selling it? I accept large sums of cash to arrange ones and zeros on electronic devices, am I whoring myself out for money?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (0, Flamebait)

casings (257363) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745472)

If you don't want to have an intelligent discussion, why bother replying?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (1)

OttoErotic (934909) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745558)

It seemed like a pretty reasonable response to me. Is there such a difference between marketing your kid and selling your life 40 hours at a time that one is acceptable and the other is a whore?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (3, Funny)

hedwards (940851) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745600)

Yes, there is when it's oneself the term is whore, when it's somebody else then it be Pimpin'.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745858)

I'm gonna tell you what soul brother, can't nobody pimp you, but yo pimp ass self!

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (-1, Flamebait)

GameMaster (148118) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745888)

So, if I'm to assume that your analogy is comparable, and not completely flawed, am I to assume that he either found or invented a form of human suspended animation and put himself in it until recently, when he was unfrozen, given a law degree, and started practicing law? This is the only way I can think of, off the top of my head, how his experiences as a high-school student could be considered, in any way, comparable to him working as a lawyer now. Otherwise, the main difference that makes your analogy pointless is that HE'S AN ADULT NOW MORON.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (0, Flamebait)

Rifter13 (773076) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745476)

I would!

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745658)

Not everyone wants to whore themselves out for money.

You just crave the cock huh?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (4, Interesting)

Maxo-Texas (864189) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745860)

A lot of people who say they would never whore themselves out for money just haven't been seriously offered hard cash right there in front of them to whore themselves out.

From the stories I've heard over my lifetime, the range seems to be $1,000 to $10,000.

A girl I was talking to about this a few years ago said that a man once offered her $1,000 and she had an orgasm right there sitting in the chair in the bar.

I think my figure is a bit higher. I have good circumstances so it would need to be high six figures.

But who knows... confronted with a pile of $150k, tax free...

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746026)

You mean THEY would pay ME for sex?
Where do I sign up?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (5, Funny)

ElectricTurtle (1171201) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746318)

There is an old anecdote attributed to Winston Churchill (though unlikely something he actually did):

Churchill: Madam, would you sleep with me for five million pounds?
Socialite: My goodness, Mr. Churchill Well, I suppose we would have to discuss terms, of course
Churchill: Would you sleep with me for five pounds?
Socialite: Mr. Churchill, what kind of woman do you think I am?!
Churchill: Madam, we’ve already established that. Now we are haggling about the price.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746776)

You must be new here, you do realize your average /. nerd would whore themselves out to a woman for free. The real question is, how much would it take to be some guy's whore, red dress and all?

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746300)

No, that's not true. Everyone wants to whore themselves out for money. Every single person on this planet wants to whore themselves out for money.

The only variable here is the amount of money.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (1)

kg8484 (1755554) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745794)

The two situations are not analogous. As I understand it, Raza was made fun of in school after his video was passed around and then posted online. Something tells me David wasn't tormented quite like Ghyslain.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746410)

More importantly, we don't know anything about *David's response* yet - just the parents willingness to make money out of their kid's portrayal under drugs. We don't even know if he's on board with the whole thing, or if he's just too young to have a say about this.
 

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (1)

guru42101 (851700) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746412)

Also, David and his family are profiting from the video. Ghyslain is not, in my opinion it would be a wiser move to sue the individuals who posted it to youtube for any profits they made off of it.

Re:Are You Taking Notes, Ghyslain Raza? (1)

Rogerborg (306625) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746480)

David and his family are choosing to profiting from the video. Ghyslain chose not to

Fixed that for you.

lulz (4, Funny)

Pojut (1027544) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745300)

"IS IT GONNA BE THIS WAY FOREVER????"

I know what you mean, kid...I know what you mean.

The real question... (3, Funny)

novadragoon (746815) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745334)

Is this real life?

Re:The real question... (3, Funny)

kg8484 (1755554) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745506)

Is this just fantasy?

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

Pojut (1027544) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745548)

caught in a landslide

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

jlp2097 (223651) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745618)

no escape from reality

Re:The real question... (3, Funny)

Soilworker (795251) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745662)

Open your eyes

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745706)

look up to the skies

Re:The real question... (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745722)

and see....

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

RulerOf (975607) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745768)

I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy

Re:The real question... (1, Funny)

Andy Dodd (701) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745828)

easy come, easy go

Re:The real question... (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745958)

little high

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

sirrunsalot (1575073) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745964)

Little high, little low

Re:The real question... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746038)

C-C-C-C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER!

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

c0mpliant (1516433) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746414)

Any way the wind blows

Re:The real question... (1)

Bemopolis (698691) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746468)

This comment thread doesn't really matter to me.

TOOOOO MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE...

Re:The real question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746604)

Mama..... Just Killed a man...

Re:The real question... (1)

19thNervousBreakdown (768619) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746898)

Put a gun against his head

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

jockeys (753885) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745918)

Because I'm easy come, easy go

Re:The real question... (1)

HeckRuler (1369601) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745960)

Little high, little low,

Re:The real question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746124)

Any way the wind blows

Re:The real question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746580)

doesn't really matter

Re:The real question... (1)

2obvious4u (871996) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746654)

Na N-Na N-Na-Naa <bangs head>

Re:The real question... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745730)

Look up to the skies and see

Re:The real question... (1)

lpp (115405) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745604)

Caught in a landslide

Re:The real question... (4, Funny)

omarius (52253) | more than 4 years ago | (#32747028)

Uh, oh. Leave it to some open source-oriented site to fork "Bohemian Rhapsody."

Re:The real question... (1)

shatfield (199969) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745634)

Life is just a fantasy...

Re:The real question... (2, Funny)

sirrunsalot (1575073) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745992)

Seems we're running into problems as more people get on board and things start to bifurcate, but It's worth the effort as long as we get to the guitar solo!

Abusing children now profitable? (0, Troll)

tekrat (242117) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745414)

So now we all know what step #3 is...

#1) Do something stupid, or watch someone else do something stupid

#2) Video it.

#3) Post to Youtube

#4) PROFIT!!!!

But the question is: Are you getting a signed release? How much are you going to spend in visits to the shrink after your kid is emotionally scarred by being an internet celebrity? And when Tosh.0 visits you for a web redemption, how are you going to get out of it?

Re:Abusing children now profitable? (2, Informative)

scorp1us (235526) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745464)

Jackass.

Re:Abusing children now profitable? (1)

Zerth (26112) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745560)

I'll be amused if the kid, later in life, sues his parents for half the money.

Re:Abusing children now profitable? (2, Insightful)

hedwards (940851) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745648)

You mean all the money. Considering that this was presumably done without his permission, I doubt very much that the limit is that low. I suspect that he could get all the money. Which in my view he's entitled to, the money was made solely upon his embarrassment, I don't think it would be a hard sell to demand all of it.

Re:Abusing children now profitable? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746396)

You mean all the money. Considering that this was presumably done without his permission, I doubt very much that the limit is that low. I suspect that he could get all the money. Which in my view he's entitled to, the money was made solely upon his embarrassment, I don't think it would be a hard sell to demand all of it.

You do realize that the child cannot legally give permission. The permission has to come from the parents.

Re:Abusing children now profitable? (1)

thijsh (910751) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745774)

Wouldn't be surprised... and during the trial all the skeletons come out of the closet and the little kid tells the judge that 'daddy gave me some pills and a shot whiskey to chase it down after we came from the dentist...'. You'll be amazed what some of these fucking assholes do to their own spawn just for some attention/power/money. This shit occurs so often they even identify it as a true child-abusing syndrome like MSbP [wikimedia.org] .

Scarred? (4, Informative)

twoallbeefpatties (615632) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745636)

You realize that the kid and his dad WERE on Tosh.O, and the kid seemed completely sane about it. He looked like he was having a good time, and the sketch allowed him to pretend to drug up his dad and get revenge on him. I'll bet the kid looks back on this later on in life and has a good laugh about it.

Re:Abusing children now profitable? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745710)

The kid has already been on Tosh 2.0.

Finally! (2, Informative)

chameleon3 (801105) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745422)

finally, we can fill in the rest!


1. Record a video of your drugged 7 year-old.

2. ?????^H^H^H^H^HExploit him by putting video on Youtube.

3. Profit!


I've been searching for that second step for ages....

Re:Finally! (1)

gr8_phk (621180) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746442)

Apparently AFV has been under paying for home videos for quite a while. Screw TV, do it yourself on YouTube.

Re:Finally! (1)

FirstTimeCaller (521493) | more than 4 years ago | (#32747092)

1. Record a video of your drugged 7 year-old.
2. ?????^H^H^H^H^HExploit him by putting video on Youtube.
3. Profit!
I've been searching for that second step for ages....

You mean you'd been sitting on the first step for a long time and you couldn't figure out the second one?!? Dude, seriously.

College Fund (3, Insightful)

RafaelAngel (249818) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745516)

Hopefully this will amount to a nice college fund for the kid. But in reality, the parents will use all the money to buy TVs and a car. I can't believe the father quit his job over this. Does he really think this is really gonna support his family in 5 years time?
Also, this kid is gonna have to live with this for the rest of his life.

Re:College Fund (4, Informative)

RobDude (1123541) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745674)

He was a real-estate agent in Fl....so I mean, not exactly a big loss there.

My brother in-law was a real-estate agent who didn't make a sale for a solid 18 months before he quit. Can you really call it 'quitting' if you haven't received a check in 18 months?

I dunno if this guy was in a similar situation, but the market in FL is supposed to suck pretty bad from what I hear.

Re:College Fund (1)

Deadstick (535032) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745676)

Hopefully this will amount to a nice college fund for the kid. But in reality, the parents will use all the money to buy TVs and a car.

In California, I suspect the Jackie Coogan Law would have kicked in to prevent the parents blowing the money...not in Florida.

rj

Re:College Fund (2, Insightful)

pak9rabid (1011935) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745806)

I can't believe the father quit his job over this.

Uh..not like that's really a job. Realtor's generally make their own hours and work whenever they see fit. Worse comes to worse he just picks up where he left off.

He didn't quit (4, Insightful)

name_already_taken (540581) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745826)

I can't believe the father quit his job over this. Does he really think this is really gonna support his family in 5 years time?

"Quit" is a euphemism for saying he wasn't making any money selling residential real estate anyway, so he decided to sell t-shirts, which turned out to be the right decision. I know a realtor who right now is decorating cakes at a local supermarket.

It's not like realtors are "employed" anyway - they can be affiliated with a brokerage, but they're not employees in the classical sense. They can come and go as they please and work as much or as little as they choose to.

He can go back to selling real estate any time he wants, it's not like he gave up tenure or something.

Re:College Fund (2, Funny)

muckracer (1204794) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745852)

> Hopefully this will amount to a nice college fund for the kid.
> But in reality, the parents will use all the money to buy TVs and a car.

150k will easily pay for the 1000 hours of therapy he'll need in a few years...

Re:College Fund (2, Funny)

Ruvim (889012) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745926)

Yeah, free booze will be guaranteed to him at any party! I am concerned...

Re:College Fund (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746094)

Real Estate agent in Florida.... I'm guessing he's not high on the IQ food chain.

Most of the good agents got the heck out of dodge 2 years ago when all of florida real Estate tanked so hard that most places lost close to 60% of their value.

One can only hope... (2, Insightful)

soulsteal (104635) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745530)

that they put some away in a 529 plan to pay for his future education!

Re:One can only hope... (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746244)

Forget that. Hire the kid as an actor and put the money in a Roth Ira. No-tax mega bucks on retirement.

Re:One can only hope... (1)

Culture20 (968837) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746924)

Hire the kid as an actor and put the money in a Roth Ira. No-tax mega bucks on retirement.

Moderators: Don't forget to read below 1.

And in 6 months time? (1, Insightful)

OzPeter (195038) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745540)

So what is he going to do in 6 months time when this little bit of internet trivia gets lost in the next big thing (tm)?? Will he schedule surgery for his kid? Or back to the dentist? Or will he realize that this was all a flash-in-the-pan and its back to a real job to support his family? And I wonder what the IRS thinks about all of this!

Re:And in 6 months time? (1)

JSBiff (87824) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745692)

Exactly my thoughts. $150k is a nice windfall - put some of it into a college fund for the kid, and the rest into an investment fund and let it get some interest.

But, a one-time Internet success does not a career make. You can't live off $150k for the rest of your life, and as the parent points out, it's unlikely the father will be able to reliably create additional Internet video revenue on that scale.

This sounds like another family heading down the path of "Balloon boy" - staging ever more elaborate stunts until they do something which either causes them to be arrested, sued, or simply have public opinion turn against them and they lose all marketability.

Re:And in 6 months time? (1)

Lumpy (12016) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746228)

Bet you $100.00 that dad is out shopping for a new BMW 525.....

All that cash will disappear into useless things that do nothing for the child.

"daddy needs a BMW sweetie... Or daddy's friends will laugh at him."

Re:And in 6 months time? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745876)

So what is he going to do in 6 months time when this little bit of internet trivia gets lost in the next big thing (tm)?? Will he schedule surgery for his kid? Or back to the dentist? Or will he realize that this was all a flash-in-the-pan and its back to a real job to support his family? And I wonder what the IRS thinks about all of this!

I expect he'll just go back to real estate. Not like he's going to have to retrain to do that; at most he might have to be re-licensed if he should let his real estate license lapse. As for the IRS, well as long as he declares his income and pays his taxes they really don't give a rat's ass what he does.

Re:And in 6 months time? (4, Funny)

trashbird1240 (1149197) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746512)

This is how they should spend the money: a vasectomy for dad, therapy for the kid in twenty years, college fund, and a parenting coach.

Great... (4, Funny)

Adys (1274540) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745556)

... you guys slashdotted youtube.

Andy Warhol was right (1)

wcrowe (94389) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745588)

Congratulations. Now, your 15 minutes are over. Please go away. Thank you

$100,000 through youtube? (4, Interesting)

cwtrex (912286) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745804)

The article never fully explained how they received $100,000 from youtube. Was it the t-shirts they were selling? If so, I would say they earned $100,000 from selling t-shirts of their now famous son and not that they received the majority of their funds from the youtube video itself even if it was an direct cause of those t-shirt sales. To me, the t-shirts are an indirect stream of revenue caused by the video. Revenue directly from the video itself to me would mean ads before or after the video or some other means of revenue that is passively accrued after the video is viewed.

I would love to have it cleared up for me as to exactly how "most of the money came from Youtube."

Re:$100,000 through youtube? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32745984)

http://www.youtube.com/partners

Re:$100,000 through youtube? (5, Informative)

canajin56 (660655) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746044)

youTube has ads on them. You may have noticed, those annoying boxes that float up from the bottom, that you instinctively click the X on? If you get a certain number of views, Google starts paying you a portion of the revenues that your video is pulling in.

Re:$100,000 through youtube? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746064)

For popular videos YouTube will do partnerships and advertising schemes. They are owned by Google, after all.

Re:$100,000 through youtube? (1)

trashbird1240 (1149197) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746454)

One of the only ads I saw during the Super Bowl (I was much more interested in the dip at the party) was for an Android phone that included a clip of "David After Dentist." Since Youtube users don't give up the rights, Youtube (or Motorola or whoever's ad it was) would have to obtain rights from the owners (the kid's despicable parents) somehow.

Actually, i find it difficult to watch. (3, Insightful)

((hristopher _-*-_-* (956823) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745808)

I kinda thinks it's exploiting the little boy. When I watch it all I see is a poor child mind struggling to understand what is happening, and can't understand to amusement, and therefore reason why this video is advertised.

I'd also rather keep the image of kids on drugs out of the media.

Re:Actually, i find it difficult to watch. (2, Insightful)

MikeURL (890801) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746624)

When I first saw it I found it really creepy. It was essentially a bad trip and the kid needed professional help. The father should have reassured him as best he could while driving back to the dentist or the nearest hospital.

Having a disassociative experience after a drug is a fairly serious event and it isn't funny.

Re:Actually, i find it difficult to watch. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746638)

I kinda thinks it's exploiting the little boy. When I watch it all I see is a poor child mind struggling to understand what is happening, and can't understand to amusement, and therefore reason why this video is advertised.

I'd also rather keep the image of kids on drugs out of the media.

You're free to think that.

Other people are free to think otherwise.

This father thought otherwise and has no obligation to conform to the ideas of a random member of the Slashdot mob.

G'day.

Nothing special. (2, Insightful)

MaWeiTao (908546) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745868)

I'd say they were smart in that they capitalized on this video's popularity but stupid in that they seem to believe they're going to be able to live off this.

What I find surprising is that something so relatively uninteresting is able to garner this much attention. It's like on America's Funniest Home Videos when some crappy video would win $10,000 simply because it featured a baby. What kid doesn't say something cute or funny? The people compelled to buy a lame t-shirt about some random Youtube video are arguably the stupid ones.

I find they handled it all very reasonable (1)

Qbertino (265505) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745874)

I find they handled it all very reasonable. They could've milked the whole thing for way more money. Instead they saw to it that dave is shielded from creeps and griefers on the web, set up a small kitchen table business and generally where laughing along with the crowd, david aswell. He has a brief appearance in one superbowl commercial and went to ROFLCON with his dad. No biggie, imho, and certainly no unduely exploitation of him. And they've allready donated measurable sums of the generated income to charity.

I for one whish dave and his family a good time. I'd be proud if I'd've had the occasion to score my family 150000$ with a little episode like this as a kid. I hope he makes the most of his college later on, now that it is paid for.

And last but not least, 62 Million views on youtube, that actually *is* quite impressive, even by todays inflated standards.

Child Exploitation for an Almighty Dollar (1)

adosch (1397357) | more than 4 years ago | (#32745994)

This is just a whole new breed of exploitive human beings pimpin' themselves out for coin. This is really no worse than Jon and Kate + 8, Balloon Boy and all those other reality-ites that big their train wreck of a life and family to make a living and support them. In this case, congratulations to them for making a 150K of a viral video of your son dopey on novocain, but know your limit. And quitting your job? Seriously. Your 15 minutes of frame is probably about ticked dry...

Re:Child Exploitation for an Almighty Dollar (1)

kikito (971480) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746360)

You remind me of this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2sWSVRrmo [youtube.com]

Re:Child Exploitation for an Almighty Dollar (1)

trashbird1240 (1149197) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746564)

And do you have children kikito?

Re:Child Exploitation for an Almighty Dollar (1)

kikito (971480) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746672)

Maybe I do.

Re:Child Exploitation for an Almighty Dollar (1)

eyrieowl (881195) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746370)

He was in residential real-estate in florida. Quitting his job probably saved him money...didn't have to pay for gas driving around to show houses no one wants to buy.

reply (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#32746066)

is this really happening?

Re:reply (1)

bodland (522967) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746642)

Is this going to be forever?

And to think... (1)

Whyte Panther (868438) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746272)

If he had subitted it to America's Funniest Home Videos, he maaaaabye could have won what, $10,000 is their top prize?

True confession: my addiction (2, Informative)

hey! (33014) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746332)

Whenever I have a crappy day, I go on YouTube and look for videos of laughing babies. Is that creepy or what?

Disgusting (1)

trashbird1240 (1149197) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746422)

This is truly disgusting and overall sad. Videos of intoxicated adults are rarely funny, but videotaping a child on drugs and selling it is completely pornographic. These parents ought to be ashamed of themselves. They ought to get their child privileges revoked right away. Right on to adosch and wcrowe.

Stupid question (2, Interesting)

Darinbob (1142669) | more than 4 years ago | (#32746684)

He made money from Youtube from this? How does that work? I thought the videos were put up freely and not for rent.
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