Rebecca Black - Rebecca Black Under Police Protection After Death Threats

Rebecca Black, the teenage YouTube star who was dubbed the "worst singer in the world", has been placed under police protection after receiving two death threats. Rebecca Black's internet hit 'Friday' has been viewed over 110 million times online, attracting mainly criticism, reports the UK's Daily Mail.
The 13-year-old shot to fame after her heavily auto-tuned hit went viral within days of hitting the web. She has since received two death threats, one over the phone and another via email. Anaheim California Police are now said to be keeping a watchful eye on the youngster. Black appeared on 'Good Morning America' last month following the first barrage of criticism, saying, "The worst thing I've read was I hope you cut yourself and I hope you get an eating disorder so you'll look pretty, and I hope you go cut and die", adding, "When I first saw all these nasty comments I did cry. I felt like this was my fault and I shouldn't have done this and this is all because of me. Now I don't feel that way". The singer's mother paid $2000 to the boutique record label 'Ark Music Factory' to the have the now infamous song and video produced. Black has reportedly earned somewhere in the region of $20,000 through YouTube's revenue sharing plan, as well as "thousands of dollars" from iTunes sales.
The hit Fox series Glee recently announced that it would be performing Rebecca Black's viral hit on a forthcoming episode of the show.


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Robin Ray

REALLY, DEATH THREATS FOR GOD'S SAKE PEOPLE IF YOU DO NOT LIKE THE VIDEO DO NOT WATCH IT AND MOVE ON....REALLY
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she is not having any fun. fun. fun. fun. fun and no partying partying partying....
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wow SMH -.- i'm rooting for you Rebecca
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She really cannot sing. I realize people auto-tune to make themselves funny, but first off..she read a calender for her song..no..just no..second of all, she is marginal at best with her singing..at least Bieber has other talents..and I am not a fan of him either. Nope. However, the death threats were uncalled for.
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why would glee do a cover for her song. that's the worst decision that anyone would make.
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People don't care that there are American dying in wars in the middle east but we sure care about this.
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this is a good song so if you dont like it then dont listen to it., this is a good song so if you dont like it then dont listen to it.
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This is a 13 year old girl for Christs sake... some people are just pure sick and evil. To send a death threat to anyone is bad enough but to a child... sick...
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really death threats come on peoplethis is just ridiculousthe song is horrible and she doesnt have the best voicebut shes only a child i mean she's 13think a little people
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I don't see how she has a bad voice. If you think she has a bad voice you should hear me sing. At least she had the guts to do something like that. The death threats, seriously people! What the crap is this world comming to!!! I mean seriously! doesn't seem like anyone can have any fun with out getting sued or their life endangered! REALLY!!!
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