One of the bigger buzzing videos in recent days is this self-uploaded footage of a girl talking into the camera about her myriad of problems. Alecia Faith Pennington is 19 and has no ID of any kind. She was born at home to super-religious parents who home-schooled her. She’s never been to the hospital. As a result, she basically doesn’t exist. And now she wants to and she wants your help.
And he’s really condescending about it all too.
So now we’re all left wondering what the deal is. It seems like one of those perfect storm moments that is too crazy to be real … I mean, the girl has a YouTube account set up in her name … does she just go and record videos on the computer at the library? Yeah, I don’t think so … I’m putting my money in with the Redditor. Also, if it is a hired actress, as the Redditor suggests, they did a great job casting. She looks like the type of person this would totally happen to. If it is real though, um, Alecia, don’t read the previous sentence.
Somehow, I think we’ll get some reveal too late to matter that will just annoy people. We only want scripted drama when we know it’s scripted.
What do you all think?