Subscriber Account active since. Colleen Ballinger, the YouTuber and musical theater performer who originated the popular "Miranda Sings" character , addressed allegations that she sent lingerie to a teenaged fan and enlisted his unpaid help in ghost-writing tweets. In the video, posted on Ballinger's personal YouTube channel on Tuesday, she told her side of the story that year-old Adam McIntyre had shared in his own video in April. McIntyre alleged that Ballinger, who is now 33, had mailed him lingerie when he was only 13 years old, and the two continued to remain friends over the years.
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Ballinger created the comically talentless, egotistical and eccentric character to satirize the many YouTube videos featuring people singing badly in hopes of breaking into show business, but who appear unaware of their lack of talent. In her videos and stage act, the narcissistic character sings and dances badly, discusses current events that she misunderstands, gives inept "tutorials", collaborates with other YouTubers, and rants about her critics, whom she calls the "haters". Ballinger conceived, produced, co-wrote, and starred as Miranda in, the Netflix series Haters Back Off —17 , which explored Miranda's origins and family life.
Mcintyre alleged Ballinger began a friendship with him when he was 13 years old in 2016.
The video , uploaded Tuesday to her secondary channel Colleen Vlogs which has 3. One of those items was a matching bra and panty set. In her video, Ballinger claims she forgot to send the set, prompting a followup tweet from Mcintyre asking where it was. But in this situation, context is everything. I should have realized and recognized how dumb that was and never sent it to him no matter how much he asked. But it was never a sneaky, creepy, gross thing that I was doing in secret. He says that throughout and , he offered tweet suggestions for her signature Miranda Sings persona. I always thought that was really, really sweet, but most of the time I did not engage in those conversations, until recently. But if things go well we can talk about me hiring you part time for an hourly rate.
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