Boring, Untalented Rebecca Black Makes ... How Much?!

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rebecca blackRebecca Black, teen mockery sensation, is currently raking in about $24,900 a week from track sales from her "hit" Friday. Does that seem crazy to you? No? How about this: She sold about 40,000 tracks in the U.S. on iTunes last week alone.

Ugh. Really? Are we really doing this, America? Are we really throwing $1.29 a pop for her crappy song that we'll listen to once with some friends as a joke? Does anyone remember William Hung? This is nonsense. But even Lady Gaga begs to differ.

The "Born This Way" (another song I hate, but that's a different story) singer recently said, "I say Rebecca Black is a genius and that anybody telling her she's cheesy is full of s**t."

You too, Lady G? What is happening with the world?

Here's what I think of Rebecca Black: Nothing.

I watched her video alone in my apartment after the Internet blew up with her name, and I really had no reaction. I didn't send it to any friends. I didn't tell my husband about it when he came home. I watched it, then forgot it ever happened. The one part of the video I actually found interesting was the rapper, "Pato" Patrice Wilson. Here is this 40-something-year-old man, who obviously is kind of talented -- what is he doing in this crazy video with these crazy teenage girls? How did he get to this point? Nevertheless, I'm sure he's more than thrilled with the success of Friday.

Call me old-fashioned, but I just don't get it. Rebecca Black did what any other teenage girl has done -- she made up a song (except she didn't write it), danced around with her friends, and made a video. Big deal. Haven't we all done that? The only thing she has that I didn't growing up is auto-tune and a couple extra bucks. I. Don't. Get. It.

So, am I bothered that Rebecca Black is making $24,900 a week right now? No (although it would be nice). I actually feel a little bad for her -- she seems to enjoy being famous for being so cheesy and bad. Will I be contributing to her college fund, though? Absolutely not.

How do you feel about Rebecca Black?

 

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nonmember avatar Anon

So what? is what I feel. I wouldn't buy her song but I'm not writing a blog bashing a 14 year old girl either. So what if she is making money off crappy music. Chris Brown does it every day. So do bloggers who for some reason get omney to spout their opinions.

Christeen Conrad

That song was auto tuned couldn't even stand it. Nothing against her but people will buy anything if it's by a kid with a good message. And I'm sure if Lady Gaga would of said something different, people would of been all over her. Not like they are not already but more so.

Cryst... CrystalCloud

Meh. It's good that she its making something and hopefully her parents put that money for college.

Lokis... LokisMama

She sounds like someone transplanted her vocal chords into her nose. 

nonmember avatar CJ

It's annoying that just because of her age people are being too nice to her. Just imagine if an older person came out with something like "Friday"? People wouldn't be so nice then...

entro... entropyislove

It's not even that she came out with this horribly annoying song... we would have never heard about it if her parents didnt dish out a couple grand to finance it. That just proves that money can buy you celebrity. Don't mean to sound bitchy, lol but my brother called me up singing that song and it is stuck in my head, totally ruined my day!!

jgrandi jgrandi

I cant tell you how much I agree with you on this!   It really seems though that you do not need ANY talent to make an obsurb amount of money for singing or acting or whatever!  I think America is lazy in finding real talent and they also dont care about throwing their hard earned money away!  I will not be throwing my money away either on this garbage!

jgrandi jgrandi

I cant tell you how much I agree with you on this!   It really seems though that you do not need ANY talent to make an obsurb amount of money for singing or acting or whatever!  I think America is lazy in finding real talent and they also dont care about throwing their hard earned money away!  I will not be throwing my money away either on this garbage!

jacly... jaclynavitto83

I agree!!! Really America? Look at what's going on in the world! We're really spending our time and money on this! It's honestly sad and embarrassing! The only thing that keeps me sane is the fact that this will be very short lived. Hopefully.

Krystal Cossin

that was the stupidest song I've ever heard!!! I couldn't listen to all of it!!! If she can make money off that retarded song, then I should be making a bundle just for being me!!!

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