Until this June, Carter Reynolds was pulling in thousands of dollars and developing an adoring fanbase in the millions just by recording Vine videos. For a year-old, he was on top of the world. Indeed, it has. And you don't have to run for office or star in a blockbuster to become a public figure these days. Brands take advantage of these massive followings, paying the young stars tons of money to endorse products.
The young woman: This makes me so uncomfortable. Person holding the camera: Do it. The young woman: I'm really uncomfortable. Person holding the camera: Stop, stop. Just act like [the camera isn't] there. The young woman: Carter, that's a giant lie.