Sorry, YouTube Will NOT Be Removing Sam Pepper’s Controversial Murder Prank

Sam Pepper. (Photo: Twitter)

Sam Pepper recently went viral again with wall-to-wall media coverage of his latest “killing prank”.

Murder-themed pranks are commonplace on YouTube. In fact, top YouTube prankster Roman Atwood has already pretended to “kill” his child multiple times.

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Sam Pepper plays with his nose. (Photo: Instagram)

Sam Pepper Does a “Kidnapping & Murder” Type Prank

Sam Pepper recently “pranked” his friend Sam Golbach by kidnapping him.

Sam Pepper then made Golbach watch as a man “killed” his friend Colby Brock.

Golbach later took to Twitter to defend the prank. “I’m honestly not mad. I hope YOU can see the message behind this video.”

The Media Goes Crazy

Sam grabbed a ton of headlines.

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Fans & YouTubers Go Ballistic

Fans and YouTubers alike urged people to sign petitions to remove Sam’s entire channel.

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“Die, m***********!” one fan wrote.

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A lot of fans mentioned Paris.

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Many urged Sam and YouTube to take the video down.

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Others defended him. “It was funny! Zero f**** given!”

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YouTube Tells BBC Newsbeat That No Rules Were Broken

BBC Newsbeat contacted YouTube about the prank.

YouTube said that the video did not break any community guidelines.

Sam’s video – and his channel – will be staying on the site for now.

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