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A YouTuber with over a million subscribers is receiving backlash online after she filmed a “prank” video where she went to a Texas Walmart store, pretended to be a high-level executive, and told employees they were fired.
Lauren Love runs several YouTube channels with her partner, Joel Ashley. Their main account, “Joel and Lauren Tv,” has 1.3 million subscribers. They also have personal YouTube channels, as well as a separate account under “the Ashley Family.” Continue Reading
What was meant to be a prank doesn’t have a Fort Bend County woman laughing. An online video shows a woman pretending to be a manager firing people at Walmart.
Cameras were rolling as a woman carrying a clipboard walked around the Walmart store in Richmond. “I’m going to need to see your badge and your vest, because you’re fired,” said the woman in the video posted to YouTube. The employees looked shocked and upset. That was until the prankster filled them in on the joke: “It’s a camera, I’m pranking you.” But the prank went too far for employee Maria Leones. “I felt so powerless at that time.”