6 YouTube Stunts That Were Supposed to Be Entertaining, But Went Horribly Wrong

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The competition for fame on the Internet has hit an all-time high — stars like Jake Paul literally make a living simply by pranking their friends and vlogging about it. So, of course, everyone wants in on the action and comes up with CRAZY ideas to one-up their competition. Pranks are basically a surefire ways to get views, which is a blessing to some…but a curse to others.

Some people went WAY too far in the hopes of gaining notoriety online by being a prankster. We’re talking injuries, police involvement and even the loss of life. YouTube pranks are all fun and games… until someone gets hurt. Or, like, dies.