As we all know, video bloggers (vloggers) now consider YouTube as their new home—allowing them to create the most engaging and creative content in order to reach a wide variety of audience. Some of the most popular video content usually includes unboxing videos, educational, comedy, product review, and “challenge” videos.
Recently, LA-based Youtuber Brooke Houts is in troubled waters after a video hitting her dog named Sphinx went viral. In the video, Houts explained that she was trying to do the #InvisibleChallenge. The challenge consists of pet owners placing a sheet of plastic wrap over a door then get their dogs to chase them.
However, the supposedly fun “challenge” turned into an abusive experience for poor Doberman, who was beaten, spat on and harshly pushed by his owner.
The incident caused online users to get upset about Houts’ behavior. Last August 7, Houts posted on Twitter her apology and clarified that she’s not a “dog abuser”. She also pointed out that she did not spit on her dog and her love for Sphinx is “exponential and infinite”.
She ended the post saying, “I love you guys and I want to THANK YOU for pointing out things that you think are wrong and discussing them, because the world needs more of that. I hope you give me a chance to prove that these statements about myself do align with my actions.”
To everyone who has been commenting on my social media as of recently: pic.twitter.com/gnxUbfVHdf
— b (@brookehouts) August 7, 2019
According to TMZ, the video has come to the attention and is under the investigation of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Unit.
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