17 Briefly Famous People (And Where They Are Now)

The internet is a terrible thing that can bring so much joy to our lives, especially in the form of viral sensations who light up our world for about a month and then disappear forever.

Or so we thought. It turns out that once these people fade from the limelight, they don't actually stop existing. Strange, we know. Here's what they're up to nowadays.

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

In 2007, 'Success kid' meme took the Internet by storm. In 2015, Sammy, the boy in the meme, used his Internet fame to raise $100,00 for his dad's kid

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Entry by Maclise

The Leave Britney Alone! guy (aka Chris Crocker) went on to star in his very own gay porn flick. He also looks like this now. CRACKED.COM

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You might remember Antoine Dodson from the viral 2010 video, Bed Intruder. In 2013 Antoine announced on Facebook that he was the True Chosen Hebrew

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Jeremy Meeks became the Internet's heartthrob when he was arrested in 2014 and his unusually good-looking mugshot hit the web. He released He's under

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Entry by br00k7yn

You probably know this character as Bad Luck Brian - the subject of an explosively popular Internet meme that put Brian in awkward or discomforting si

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Entry by Tony Alpsen

Former CRACKED COM Russian spy Anna Chapman's 15 minutes of fame expired in the U.S. after she was deported in 2010. However, she did end up hosting a

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Entry by Weresquirrel

Nick and Bobbi Ercoline were 20 years old. They didn't know their picture was being taken. Now they're grandparents: uioodrtode happily married for ne

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Entry by Maclise

Mathias Rust, the amateur pilot who landed a plane in Red Square during the Cold War, was later convicted of attempted manslaughter. In 1989 he used a

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Entry by Maclise

Myspace Tom left Myspace in 2009 after selling it for a cool $580 million in 2005. He's retired now of course, and uses that cash to travel the world

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Entry by PookieJones

Monica Lewinsky now holds a master's degree in social psychology, and she became an advocate against cyber- bullying

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Entry by Hestutomo

CON In 2004. despite William Hung's failure to impress the judges in an American Idol audition. his jovial attitude made him (and his audition footage

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Entry by Maclise

Despite the world-wide recognition they received, the 33 miners who were rescued after the 2010 Chilean mining disaster currently suffer from post-tra

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Entry by Alexius08

Catherine Wayne, better known as Boxxy, filmed some Youtube videos of herself in 2008 for her friends in Gaia Online. However, those videos became vir

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Entry by Maclise

Lydia Callis's energetic signing for Mayor Bloomberg made her a brief media star in 2012. She was even parodied on SNL. She's since started her oWn co

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Entry by PookieJones

The Charlie Bit My Finger brothers are now in the advertising business, starring in a tomato sauce commercial. thtrice's #1 Pasta Sar A LONG DAY OF

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Entry by Maclise

Jesse Helt, a homeless man, made national headlines when he accepted an award on Miley Cyrus's behalf at the 2014 VMA show. Turns out appearing on nat

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Remember The Gingers Have Souls Guy? Michael Kittrell gained notoriety in 2010 when his video' GINGERS DO HAVE SOULS!! went viral. The video garne

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