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YouTube Family Vloggers Accused of Staging a Wildfire Evacuation for Views

Published: 27/Aug/2018 16:39 Updated: 27/Aug/2018 16:46

by Vincent Genova

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Family vloggers Cole and Savannah LaBrant are accused of faking an evacuation order in a recent video that saw them leave their home due to the Holy Fire in California.

The video showed the couple nervously evacuating their home with their five year-old daughter and travelling to San Francisco.

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Cole told viewers that his daughter’s number one fear is fires.

The rest of the video was a travel vlog with the LaBrants enjoying a vacation in San Francisco, not quite what you would expect from a family potentially losing their home to a wildfire.

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It was later discovered by Fox 11 that the LaBrant’s area was never under evacuation notice, neither voluntary nor mandatory.

The Holy Fire was 90 percent contained at the time of Cole and Sav’s video and was not close to where the family lived.

Before the evacuation video was posted, Cole shared on Instagram that he took his wife to San Francisco in celebration of their anniversary.

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Neighbors were disgusted in the LaBrant’s for seemingly taking advantage of a disaster for views and spoke to a local Fox affiliate about the video.

“I just think it’s really sad they would exploit a situation that’s as serious as a fire that so many people were evacuated just so they could get more likes or more hits on their channel.”

The original thumbnail on the Cole & Sav channel showed the family with nervous looks as fires raged in the background. It has since been deleted and replaced with a screenshot of Cole talking to the camera.

At the time of this writing, the Holy Fire is contained. Cole & Sav have not publicly commented on the situation and denied interviews with local news.

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Future reveals insane custom Chevrolet truck

Published: 7/Oct/2020 16:00

by Kieran Bicknell

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Rapper Future has had an incredible career spanning over several decades. In that time, he’s risen through the ranks to become a household name in the rap/hip-hop genres. Now, he’s revealed the latest addition to his garage in the form of this crazy one-off Chevrolet Blazer.

Future – real name Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn – is an American rap artist from Atlanta, Georgia. In his time as a musician, he has amassed a number of awards and released several critically-acclaimed albums and tracks.

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With a car collection including Lamborghinis, Rolls-Royces, and Bentleys, he has now revealed his latest addition.

Standing out from his collection of ‘typical’ exotic cars, Future has now taken delivery of his custom-commissioned Chevrolet K5 Blazer truck from renowned tuners RingBrothers.

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Future Custom K5 Blazer
Instagram: @hre_wheels
Future commissioned the custom truck from renowned tuners RingBrothers.

Future’s new Ringbrothers Chevy K5 Blazer

This fully-restored, one-off build looks absolutely incredible and will stand out among Future’s other ‘stock’ cars. Finished in British Racing Green, this is a color that was not available from factory, and was used only for his personal build.

The exterior has been left mostly stock other than the color change, but the front headlights have been upgraded to LED units. Not only have the headlights been changed, but also the wheels – the stock items being replaced by a set of 18″ gold HRE wheels.

Inside, the car has been completely re-trimmed in brown leather, with a number of embossed logos throughout. The factory analog dials have been refreshed, but a 10″ touchscreen has been fitted to the dash. This is coupled to an uprated JL audio system – a key upgrade for a musician such as Future.

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Future unveiled the truck on his Instagram:

Underneath the hood is the biggest upgrade to the car – a complete engine and transmission swap. The stock motor has been ditched for a 6.2l LS3 V8, coupled to an uprated GM automatic transmission. With 430hp on tap, Future will have plenty of fun driving this custom truck around.

RingBrothers co-owner Mike Ring is justifiably proud of the result: “We’re humbled that people continue to come to us for special projects like this.”

“We realize that our customers could get a new Ferrari or Lamborghini but choose us instead. It’s an honor we don’t take lightly, so we put our heart into each project. We’re glad Future appreciates that.”

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