One of the best things about the internet is the ability to find news broadcasts from all over the country, or even all over the world. Funny local news interviews aren’t just a fun way to pass the time, they’re also a way to understand the subculture of a particular area.
But let’s be real, most anthropologists aren’t watching local news videos for their educational content. One of the unexpected offshoots of funny local news reports are the internet celebrities that have used the videos of their hilarious moments as a platform to become something else. The most popular of these news-to-limelight performers is Antoine Dodson, the “hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife” guy. But even more people today are stepping forward in the local news spotlight to become actual internet celebrities. We've rounded up the best local news interviews for you to take a look at below.
Who's the most famous local-news-interview-turned-celebrity out there? Sweet Brown might top your list. She made everyone double over in laughter with her signature catchphrase, "Ain't nobody got time for that!" during her infamous local news interview.
Vote up the best local news interviews, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.
After a fire broke out in Kimberly "Sweet Brown" Wilkin's apartment complex, the smoke inhalation gave her bronchitis. In this interview, we find out what she thinks about that.
After a police chase ended in a terrible accident, WAPT 16 decided to interview the most colorful person they could possibly find: Courtney Barnes. Barnes ended up coining the phrase that swept the nation in 2015: "a piece of burger from Burger King."