Here’s 2012’s top ten most viewed clips from TYT Network. This list consists exclusively of clips we published on TYT network in 2012.
10. ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Sparks Outrage
1,218,937 views, published on 9/12/12 on The Young Turks
…the movie — “Innocence of Muslims” — would be blamed the world over for inciting mobs in Egypt and Libya. The movie was filmed and first released in Southern California, but much else about its origins remains a mystery.
9. Forced to Shave Vaginas at Beauty School?
1,221,449 views, published on 8/31/12 on TYT University
John Iadarola and Lisa Ferguson debate one of the grossest stories yet on TYT University.
8. Tennis Players Hate Blue Clay
1,547,199 views, published on 5/14/12 on TYT Sports
The blue clay at the Madrid Open stole all the headlines this past weekend as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic verbally expressed their hatred for the court.
7. Anastasiya Shpagina – Real Life Anime Girl
1,687,475 views, published on 10/2/12 on The Young Turks
Behold: the real-life anime girl. Anastasiya Shpagina, a 19-year-old Ukrainian woman, has brightly colored hair, pale skin and a doe-eyed stare that could be mistaken for an actual cartoon — it looks as if she’s walked straight off the television screen (of a “Sailor Moon” episode, obvi).
6. Trayvon Martin 911 Call
1,707,100 views, published on 3/19/12 on The Young Turks
Cenk Uygur, former prosecutor Steve Oh, and Misty Kingma break down the shocking 911 audio with shooter George Zimmerman on The Young Turks.
5. Amanda Todd: Bullied Teen Commits Suicide
1,839,249 views, published on 10/12/12 on The Young Turks
Ana Kasparian and Steve Oh analyze what happened, and if anything can be done to prevent teen bullying deaths.
4. Road Rage Fight In LA (GRAPHIC Video)
2,044,898 views, published on 6/21/12 on The Young Turks
Three Los Angeles men were arrested in relation to a videotaped freeway fistfight inspired by road rage — two are suspected of beating and kicking a man who was later arrested on suspicion of being involved in a similar altercation last month…Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur, Steve Oh, and Hermela Aregawi discuss on The Young Turks.
3. Forced to Masturbate for College Class?
2,225,486 views, published on 7/8/12 on TYT University
Students were forced to masturbate, write detailed sexual fantasy journals, and reveal details about their sexual past, homosexual experimentation, and other graphic sexual details for their Human Sexuality course, according to a lawsuit. John Iadarola and Ana Kasparian debate whether this lawsuit has merit, on TYT University.
2. Honey Boo Boo Child
3,650,742 views, published on 8/7/12 on The Young Turks
“The Toddlers & Tiaras star known as “Honey Boo Boo” after her personal catchphrase visited CNN’s Starting Point Tuesday morning to discuss her new reality series and to debut a whole new slogan soon to be seen emblazoned on crop tops all across this great nation…”.* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur break it down on The Young Turks.
1. Bus Driver Uppercuts Female Passenger (Video)
3,689,557 views, published on 10/12/12 on The Young Turks
Ana Kasparian and Steve Oh break down the violent incident, why it shouldn’t have happened, and why some people are defending the driver.
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