Watch: Leeds teen’s shock as video goes viral

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Prolific social media user Chloe Jones says she is enjoying her ‘five minutes of fame’ after one of her Facebook videos went viral - racking up over 41 million view so far.

The 18-year-old from Morley, who regularly uploads entertaining videos onto her Facebook page, said her life has gone “crazy” since two major online media giants, Unilad and Pretty 52 - run by Lad Bible - picked up on one of her creations and re-posted it on their pages on the social network.

Chloe Jones, 18

Chloe Jones, 18

In it, the former Morley High School pupil can be seen falling about laughing while picking random household objects to crack pun-tastic jokes about, such as ‘So your man has a licence? But does he avocado?’ and ‘All these eggs...and I still can’t crack you’.

Pretty 52 posted the video, writing: “All these puns and we still find her hilarious”, while Unilad drew attention to Chloe’s laugh.

At the last count the video on both websites had been viewed 27 million and 17 million times respectively.

Chloe, of Asquith Avenue, told the YEP: “It’s gone crazy. I’ve had people from America, Switzerland and Australia message me telling me I’m great. It’s mental. When I first posted it on my personal Facebook page, I think it got 1,000 views and I thought that was really good.

“To think now how many people have seen it - it doesn’t feel real.

“I went out on Saturday and people were coming up to me asking for photos.

“I’ve gone from no-one knowing me to everyone recognising me.”

She has now created her own Facebook page where she will carry on posting videos - to keep them separate to her personal page. Her page, ‘cj_fatty’ has been up and running less than a week but has already amassed nearly 40,000 likes.

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