Woman Arrested For Forcing Adopted Kids To Become YouTube Stars
Fantastic Adventures YouTube Mom Machelle Hackney Arrested For Child Abuse
The woman behind Fantastic Adventures YouTube Channel, Machelle Hackney has been arrested for forcing her children become YouTubers.
According to multiple reports, Arizona-based Hackney was arrested with two biological sons for forcing her adoptive kids to perform for her YouTue channel and abusing them when the failed to follow her directions.
Police invaded her home following a tip from her biological daughter.
While doing welfare check at her home, officers came in contact with the six other children, who appeared to be malnourished, and they stated they were “thirsty and hungry,” according to The Hill.
“Officers came in contact with the six other children, who appeared to be malnourished, due to their pale complexion, dark rings under their eyes, underweight, and they stated they were thirsty and hungry,” according to a probable cause statement from the police.
Her YouTube videos have been stripped off the popular video sharing platform.