Did Randall Of “Honey Badger” Fame Just Sell Out Like The Sassy Gay Friend?

Randall, the sibilant narrator who gained YouTube fame through his “Crazy Nasty Ass Honey Badger” video, just made an advertisement for Grasshopper phone systems. It’s awesome that he’s getting paid work, especially with lines like, “The Honey Badger is the most fearless animal in all the animal kingdom and it really doesn’t give a shit.” But don’t worry about him selling out like the Sassy Gay Friend—their ad styles differ in one very important way. The Sassy Gay Friend’s ads have taken the place of his old skits and have ultimately ruined his original schtick whereas Randall’s ad is clearly an ad separate in style and presentation from his regular videos. Hopefully Randall will use Grasshopper’s greenbacks to continue making ad-free nature videos and continue showing off his animals at their sassiest.

Via Joe.My.God.

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  • Sass-zilla

    Heeeeey! Lay off Sassy Gay Friend. He has supplied me and my friends (and thousands more) with hours of entertainment and catchy phrases and one liners for us all to steal and use in conversations and at parties. I am not going to pay him for it. SO it is really great that he figured out a way to make some money off of entertaining me without me having to fork out any actual cash. I love that Randall and the Honey Badger have found a great way to make money off their stuff too, but the term for people who profit from their skills is ot “sell outs”; I think you just misspelled successfull! And I think it was patton oswalt who said “you know those unpopped kernels at the bottom of the popcorn bag? Those are the one’s that didn’t sell out.”

  • Seaguy

    All I know is if I live in a place with lots of snakes I am getting myself a pet honey badger! I learned all about them from his video.

  • jeff4justice

    Queerty or Joe.My.God., are either of you two sponsors of either of them? If you want to sponsor a YouTuber, hook a homo up. You’re truly for example. Otherwise, a homo’s gotta eat.

  • Jim Hlavac

    I think “selling out” means “earning a living.” It does seem to annoy some people. And what happened to “Living well is the best revenge”?

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