“Toy Freaks”—Creators of Bad Baby Videos—Shut Down By YouTube | What’s Trending Now!

“Toy Freaks”—Creators of Bad Baby Videos—Shut Down By YouTube | What’s Trending Now!

Gregg Chism, the father of two behind
the “Toy Freaks” channel, has had all of his content removed from YouTube as some
of criticized his videos as child abuse. Welcome back to What’s Trending, I’m Shira
Lazar. Be sure to LIKE this video and SUBSCRIBE for more social media news.
YouTube has a lot of content specifically made for children, but not
all of it is appropriate for younger viewers. Some videos are even presented
as content specifically for children, but are actually sick, disturbing remixes of
the original content, often containing violent or sexually suggestive imagery.
The now shut down YouTube channel “Toy Freaks” seemed to be for children, but the
content was really disturbing. “Toy Freaks” is one of the many channels that were
run by Greg Chism. “Toy Freaks” featured Chism’s two daughters, often being put
into humiliating situations. As BuzzFeed reports, Chism filmed his young
daughter screaming in fear, bathing, pretending to be babies, spitting up food,
to be force-fed, and “peeing” – all viewed millions of times on YouTube. Okay, this
is f*cked up. I actually saw this guy’s channel, and his videos. Last year we were
reporting on top viral videos of the year, and his was one of them, and I
couldn’t even feature the video because I thought it was so weird. Chism would
often barge into the bathroom while his daughters were bathing or playing, and
throw animals like frogs and snakes at them. He also had his daughters, ages 6 and 8,
pretend to be babies and filmed them. The two girls pretended to be babies in the
videos and were filmed spitting up on themselves and each other eating baby
food and crayons and wetting themselves. The
videos created the “Bad Baby” trend which was then copied by a ton of other family
YouTube channels. When I hear the “Bad Baby” trend, all I think of is weird
fetish videos of like adults dressing as babies. Yeah. Moving on. And over the years,
many people had reported the “Toy Freaks” channel to YouTube, but nothing had been
done until now. It was only after YouTube updated its YouTube Kids App this month
that Chism’s content quickly came down. In a statement, Chism said,
“YouTube updated its Kids App and Community Guidelines to allow for
stronger regulation and flagging ability for parents.
Later that day, three of our videos that we did not know were on the Kids App were
flagged by the community resulting in the ‘Toy Freaks’ channel being terminated.”
After that, Chism voluntarily took the rest
of his content down. And according to Greg, he was just making videos and
content that people wanted to see. They were asking for it. “It was just family
videos,” he says. “I take videos of my kids and post them up there, just like home
stuff playing in the living room, playing with toys and stuff. I started to see a
pattern where some videos would get more views than others. So I focused on that, I
analyzed each video, the description, the titles, the tags – everything involved in
making that video and what made it a success, and I tried to repeat it. And
I’ve had some good luck with that.” However, it didn’t occur to Greg to
figure out what kind of audience he was attracting. In July, a fan-channel called
“Toy Cartoon” featured this animation depicting Greg being peed on by one of
his daughters. And this isn’t the only family channel to get flagged. Webs and
Tiaras, one of the most controversial channels within the Spider-Man and Elsa
sub-genre, also has been terminated. And while other channels haven’t been
terminated, a lot of their videos have been taken down – like Toy Monster who
features videos involving action figures. And who could forget the DaddyOFive drama.
That couple lost their two children and are now on probation for their
controversial prank videos. So, what is your reaction to “Toy Freaks” being shut
down, and how can we stop other channels like this from popping up? Let us know in
the COMMENTS below, and remember to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE for more of What’s Trending.

Comments (100)

  1. What the hell is wrong with people and having problems with the toy freaks they're just making videos that we want to see you if I were the YouTube I would let them stay but no YouTube has to shut them down what is up with YouTube they're more inappropriate videos than toy freaks

  2. Oh my i love that channel it was a part of my childhood still is but I just looked up toy freaks and they were gone I saw this video and I was crying😭😭😭😭😭

  3. Memeulous anyone???

  4. we love them we want them bake what if it was water what its we love them who they are HUHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

  5. I miss toy freaks and shark freaks but oh well I got other channels to watch now

  6. ummm idk what you say everyone has opinions

  7. Dang saw that my sister watching them

  8. Maybe it was a spoiled kid who changed Gregg

  9. What how. that was my favorite show how is it wrong . ugh its banned.

    And i was trying to find it ! >:( ugh I LOVE TOY FREAKS BRING IT BACK

  10. We are in the same boat with a new one for the books for the same thing I want to do the books for the same price as the one I have the

  11. They are the funniest show ever but your show is the worst

  12. YouTube bans this but not the videos of p**n? Oh wow YouTube.

  13. I watched them everyday I don't find anything disturbing the Father was Caring to the daughters those were all skits and the daughters liked the videos. I stopped watching them for about 1 month and wanted to watched them again then they weren't there and saw this….

  14. I miss their YouTube channel so much😦😩😢 i’m 😢 i’m 😭 it’s so sad

  15. You were the one who said something so they were deleted By YouTube

  16. Let’s have a moment of silence….


  18. This girl. Is stupid I know them off by hart they are not f up at all

  19. 😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😣😣😣booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo


  21. This is all fake there is nothing the matter with they channel y’all have gone crazy crazy people


  23. What the fuck why I love them show why is he in jail

  24. thag whas actually my favourite channel but now nah nah noooo fuck you no nuh

  25. My favorite channel no 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭💖

  26. That's my birthday 1:58

  27. That was my childhood

  28. Come on!!! I loved that channel I'm sad

  29. Please come back Toy Freaks i miss you And your Videos so much


  31. It's so embarrassing that little kids love these shows and defend it

  32. I love that channel

  33. Thats my childhood channel delet a channel that have bad words not like that

  34. do they have a new channel or are they done with youtube

  35. Yep. These channels that are taking advantage of the Elsagate problem are creating videos that are super weird, super creepy, and super gross. These videos must be deleted permanently, never to be re-uploaded.

  36. She has a point but can they give them a chance then they can make good videos like the dad could be a dad Viktoria and Annabelle can be bad baby's they can make good video

  37. Its called entertainment people smh

  38. For all the people saying that their pissed off about them getting taken down because they were your favourite youtuber and stuff just read this. Anyways do you think it's ok for a dad forcing his kids who are at a mature age, to act like a baby. Which includes spitting out food, crying, screaming etc. He probably doesn't think about how it could effect them mentally, having to go in front of a camera acting like a baby. They just probably want to go outside or do something normal instead of acting like a baby for millions of people to see. I know the dad loves his kids but it's not normal to make your kids do things like that. I have nothing against them it just I find it slightly disturbing

  39. Why did you delete all the channels 😤😭😭😢😢😣😣😣

  40. So your telling me freak daddy is abusing the little ones YOUR FUCKING HIGH THEY LOVE DOING IT MAKES THEM A GREAT ACTRESES YOUTUBE IS FUCKING HIGH

  41. That dad is stupid

  42. i like the freak family

  43. I always used to watch that and i never noticed


  45. People need to stop crying owner everything! We loved that channel! 😡

  46. Im Actually Glad Hes Channel Was Taken Down….

  47. Parents should always know what their kids are watching. Stuff like this makes me scared to even give my phone to my son without turning off the internet access.

  48. Stop talking crap about theme

  49. Other people do it and they’ve been on this YouTube more and now then they’ve been here like for three years and they Do the same thing but the YouTube decide to delete the best channel like oh my God or they take the channel down i’ve been watching this with six years for Mia didn’t seem like nothing and now that I see this it’s like oh my gosh how did I not know so little kids won’t know this is super freaked up

  50. I watched his videos when I was little

  51. Enough of the abusive father, hasn't anyone remembered the crazy ass pooper granny??? She must have drank too much hot sauce.

  52. It's no child abuse their videos of cool they don't know anything glad they just have fun and that's a good dad do you know he's not doing any discipline he's just doing what's right for his child's kids to have fun or no and if he doesn't want them to have fun then David speed what every day that we are sometimes I am sometimes but still we end up having fun and it's not Cypress I'd love to tell you ever did that I just so ugly and mean it's so good and if you try to need it for your for your cousin even if you have

  53. What the heck I used to watch their videos everyday and I loved it and then I stopped for a longgggg time and just this second I remembered it I searched it up and I found this I can't believe it I don't even know why they shut it down

  54. I used to watch this when I was 6 and I tried to find it now that I'm 10 i see this and I loved there channel

  55. And also I loved the video of them being pranked by a lobster but know I get it…..


  57. They agreed to eat baby food eat crayons they wanted to to

  58. Um.. why toy freaks? Why not those s*xual channels?

  59. But what happens when there NOT recording………


  61. NOooooooooooooo!!!!

  62. they terminated i not terminated

  63. Wow, amazing. So thats kids mistake that they follow annebell and Victoria. Wow. Like this is not fair. #Justiceforfreakyfamily

  64. You can’t tell me this wasn’t weird as fuck. Something is clearly up with that father

  65. I hate the toy freaks 😡😡😡😡😠😠😠😾😾😾😭😭

  66. They are stupid they can just eat crap and live in the woods

  67. Bring toy freaks back jack ass I'm 10 stuped fuck you bech I hate you sew you

  68. You guys that used to enjoy their videos are just as weird as them

  69. I used too watch them when I was like 6-7 now I'm 12 dang :/

  70. Why freak family I loved that channel there good but the peeing


  72. 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

  73. No way 😵😵😵😵

  74. I can't believe you

  75. 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠no no no no I hate them they dont even know what is right about sending the good videos on your tube

  76. I know how much you like being like this much but that is not how you do the right thing on you tune the right thing is you gotta make good better videos and then we will like it if you don't be freaky to much I'm sorry for doing this to you it is because you make to many freaky inappropriate videos 😔😔😔😔😔

  77. Wi do you shut down the toy freaks

  78. I used to watch this all the time.

  79. And who are u its only kids cant mess with kids

  80. I remember just watching this. Cringing.

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