CHINESE YOUTUBER PAYS COMPENSATION AFTER VIEWER’S DEATH
Written by thereachfm on September 20, 2019
A Chinese YouTuber, Ms Yeah has agreed to pay
compensation to the families of two girls after one died in what
her family says was an attempt to copy a viral video.
Ms Yeah, who has seven million subscribers on YouTube, is
known for unconventional office cooking videos.
The girls, identified only as Zhezhe aged 14 and Xiaoyu 12,
were allegedly copying a video in which Ms Yeah makes
popcorn in a tin can.
The girls were heating up alcohol in the cans when it exploded.
Zhezhe later died from her injuries while Xiaoyu, needs
cosmetic surgery, according to her family.