Saturday, May 21, 2016

Chewbacca Mask Lady Becomes Most-Watched Facebook 'Live Video' Of All Time

By Ciaran Duggan,

Three days ago Candace Payne uploaded a Facebook video which immediately captured the world's imagination. Mrs. Payne is shown wearing a "talking" Chewbacca mask and laughs in a hysterical manner throughout the video. 

According to Entertainment Weekly, this video has quickly become the most-watched Facebook Live video of all timewith over 117 million views. Take a look at this video down below:

It's hard not to see why one cannot smile at the reaction of Mrs. Payne. Since the video has gone viral, Mrs. Payne had this to say to her Facebook followers:

"Today has been a whirlwind. I'm grateful for every kind of word and comment even if I haven't replied. Y'all. OVERWHELMED with gratitude. Let's keep belly laughing again. Never imagined finding my 'simple joy' would land me more VIEWS on a little FB video than Mark Zuckerberg has followers. INSANE. Find your 'simple you'! Good Day. Now Good Night. It's all love."

Since Payne's statement on Friday, the Chewbacca mask product has been purchased by consumers on a grand scale. EW states that:

- Major retailers have run out of stock of the product
- Amazon are asking for c. $200 per item of the stock they have left.

What do you make of the response of this video on social media? Leave your comments and thoughts about the video (and its reaction) down below.

Source: Entertainment Weekly
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