What do high-profile celebs do after getting “canceled?” Go underground.
YouTuber MrBeast had claustrophobes heading for the hills after getting buried alive for every week for his newest stunt, as seen in a video with over 57 million views, which induced him “psychological agony.”
“Please don’t do that at residence,” MrBeast aka Jimmy Donaldson, 25, warned his 212 million subscribers within the caption to the underground hit.
The teen has turn out to be the world’s hottest and rich YouTuber — reportedly incomes between $3 to $5 million per thirty days in advert income — resulting from his outlandish and more and more costly problem vids.
These have entailed the whole lot from counting to 100,000 and having contestants navigate a “Resident Evil”-style “laser maze.”
In his newest jaw-dropping stunt, the social media sensation determined to get buried underground for seven days a la Uma Thurman’s character in “Kill Invoice.”
To embark on this subterranean sojourn, the suit-clad Donaldson was first lowered into the bottom in a cutting-edge clear coffin outfitted with meals and water like some futuristic vampire.
In addition they geared up the human cicada’s sarcophagus with cameras to each document the video and ensure nothing went awry.
Lastly, Donaldson had his buddies use an excavator to dump 20,000 kilos of dust on prime of the coffin, successfully sealing the YouTuber beneath the floor.
“I’m entrusting my life to this coffin for the following seven days,” declared Donaldson whereas in his hibernation chamber.
Regardless of the safeguards, the seven-day dust nap proved psychologically taxing for the daredevil. He was diminished to tears a number of instances throughout his voluntary entombment, together with when he was being launched from the casket.
There was additionally the priority that he wouldn’t be capable to arise resulting from blood clots in his legs from mendacity in a confined house for therefore lengthy.
Fortunately, that concern by no means got here to fruition and Donaldson accomplished his short-term interment unscathed.
In doing so, he shattered the earlier document he set in 2021 after being buried alive for 50 hours.
Together with performing hair-raising stunts, Donaldson can be recognized for his many, and generally controversial, acts of philanthropy.
These charitable deeds embody tipping a server a automobile, serving to the deaf hear and shopping for up a complete neighborhood so his staff and household may dwell in luxurious.
The web celeb was below hearth not too long ago after funding the development of 100 wells throughout Africa to supply clear consuming water to an estimated 500,000 individuals.
Many critics accused him of being a “white male determine” who was “monetizing kindness.”
Nonetheless, MrBeast refused to kowtow to detractors.
“I already know I’m gonna get canceled as a result of I uploaded a video serving to individuals, and to be one hundred pc clear, I don’t care,” Donaldson declared on X. “I’m all the time going to make use of my channel to assist individuals and attempt to encourage my viewers to do the identical.”