IRL Twitch streamer Brien ‘DailyDasher’ Bry almost had his phone stolen by a thief sprinting through a park in New York City.
DailyDasher is a travel streamer, who jets around the world and visits new locations, livestreaming his adventures from his phone and giving his viewers an opportunity to see the world through his camera lens.
Fans of the IRL broadcaster got more than they expected during his Sunday, June 23 stream, when a thief attempted to steal his streaming rig as he walked through Central Park.
DailyDasher is an IRL streamer who broadcasts his adventures around the world.
Announcing that he had purchased new streaming gear in the title of his stream, DailyDasher was walking through Central Park when suddenly the camera began to violently shake before hitting the ground.
The streamer could be heard yelling after someone who was running away from him, before picking up his phone and rig before explaining that someone had tried to grab and steal it from out of his hands.
Fortunately for the Twitch streamer, two women who were walking behind him yelled out a warning to him just seconds before the attempted robbery, giving him just enough time to turn around, which stopped the thief from finding success.
“These ladies, I heard them [shout], and so I look behind me, and I saw a guy was running,” DailyDasher told his audience. “He tried to snatch the phone and gimble out of my hand. He tried to steal the phone. Are we still stealing phones in 2019?”
Unfortunately, DailyDasher was unable to capture the would-be thief on his camera, with bystanders confirming that the assailant ran off through the park and jumped over a set of park benches to escape via the street.
Luckily for the streamer, his equipment wasn’t damaged in the accident, and he was able to continue his broadcast as he continued to explore New York.
In their year in review, TikTok have revealed the most viral videos on the platform throughout 2020, and it’s a great reminder that not everything was bad this year, despite what was going on in the world.
We’ve already seen Bella Poarch — who, as you might have already guessed, features on this list — explain how TikTok saved her life this year, and some of the content we’ve seen from multiple creators has given us all entertainment and something to be excited about.
So, in a year that has been absolutely huge for the growth of TikTok, let’s have a look at the ten most viral videos on the platform in 2020.
10. Hartyt’s goose “throws it back”
Is this the most famous goose on TikTok?
Dancing is one of the most common activities on TikTok, so if you want to find success with it, you need to offer something unique. And that’s exactly what Hartyt did when he brought his goose into the fold to dance for the camera.
At the time of writing, this video has earned itself 18.3 million views and 3.3m likes.
At the time of writing, this video has amassed almost 15m views and 2.7m likes.
8. Tabitha Brown gives the world Carrot Bacon
Yes, carrot bacon. It’s exactly what you think it is.
Ever wanted to make carrot bacon? Probably not, but you will have after watching this, as Tabitha cooks up a healthy bacon alternative, gaining herself 19.9m views at the time of writing and 3.6m likes.
7. Eliza Peterson reveals the truth about dinosaurs
In this hilarious skit, Eliza explains what really happened to the dinosaurs: a miscommunication between God and his angels, resulting in the species’ sad extinction. 19.4m views later and we still don’t know the truth…
6. Awa_de_horchata_uwu’s… llama dance?
Perhaps the hardest to explain on this list, we’ve got a llama (or maybe an alpaca) dancing to the popular Mi Pan Su Sus sound.
Despite the insanity of the video, it racked up over 146m views and 17m likes, so it clearly struck a chord with a considerable number of people this year.
5. Will Smith wipes it down
Even Hollywood actors can’t resist joining in on TikTok trends.
Will Smith might be best known for his work in some of the biggest films and TV shows of this century, he’s no stranger to TikTok, either.
In fact, he picked up a ludicrous 260m views doing this “wipe it down” challenge — transitioning between his regular self and his Men in Black character, Agent J.
4. Jalaiah Harmon shows off her Renegade at NBA All-Star Game