Hysterical 'Leave Brit Alone!' Rocks YouTube
Teen-on-edge harangues haters
By Colleen Barry,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 13, 2007 3:22 AM CDT
Britney Spears performs at the MTV Video Music Awards held at the Palms Hotel and Casino on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – If it's a performance, it's better than Britney's. More than 2.8 million viewers have pored over an out-of-control rant by YouTuber "Chris Crocker" who smears his eyeliner as he sobs and screams at the "bastards" who aren't cutting Spears slack for the "hard time" she's going through, especially since critics slammed her zoned-out "comeback" performance at the MTV video music awards.

"How dare anyone out there make fun of Britney!" sobs Crocker. "Her song is called 'Gimme More' for a reason—because all you people want is more, more, more! Leave Britney alone right now! " concludes Crocker, who claims to be a19-year-old actor.  "Anyone who has a problem with her, you deal with me, because she's not well right now."