Rebecca Black: YouTube sensation
The Rebecca Black phenomenon is still running full steam ahead as the singer takes the lead on YouTube.
13-year-old Rebecca became a household name after her debut single Friday divided opinions on a global scale.
Whilst the overwhelming response to the heavily-autotuned track has been negative, the song and Black herself seemed to have reached a cult like status on various social networking sites.
It came to light in one interview that the auto-tuned songstress had received death threats since her rise to fame.
In a more recent interview, the star revealed how she was hurt by the negative reception:
“At first, when I first saw all these nasty comments, I did cry … I felt like this was my fault. And I shouldn’t have done this, and this is all because of me. And now I don’t feel that way.
“I think I have talent on some level, I don’t think I’m the best singer