Viral Video Stars: Then and Now


In the social media age, overnight sensations pop up weekly only to fade back into obscurity. Daytime and late night talk show hosts such as Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Fallon bring these accidental celebrities into our homes and conversations. They say fame is fleeting. So what happens to these “stars” after we have moved on to the next big thing?

Miss Teen South Carolina – Then

Caitlin Upton became the talk of the town following her incoherent rambling at the 2007 Miss Teen USA competition. Upton’s made such a mess of a geography question that her answer has collected over 65 million views.