YouTuber and Kids React alum Lia Marie Johnson has returned to YouTube with a new video about addiction, her sobriety, and that creepy viral Instagram live. The 26-year-old musician reveals the dark side of being internet famous at 14 and moving to LA.
The video, titled “This is my story”, has gained over 2 million views with many people praising Johnson for her bravery in speaking about her life.
between jeanette mccurdy's book and what happened with lia marie johnson maybe we should stop making children famous for a bit hey
— Mo (still doing fieldwork) 🏳️⚧️🏳️🌈 (@moaquirk) January 9, 2023
did i… just watch… lia marie johnson on instagram live HIGH as fuck and getting fondled by her old ass boomer producer… who got pissed off and took her phone when he realized she was live… like did that actually just happen… h e l p
— alison (@alisuhhhn) January 2, 2020
so glad that lia marie johnson is in a better place emotionally and physically. feel like i grew up with her (she was def one of my first celeb crushes) and it was so heartbreaking to see how so many ppl in her life took advantage of her when she's clearly so sweet and talented
— kayla addybeth rights ミ☆ (@leatinrights) January 6, 2023
i love you so much lia ❤️ i am so proud of you. it makes me so happy that you are in such a good place now. you are an inspiration. i am so ready to stream every song you drop this year!
— Ricky Dillon (@RickyPDillon) January 5, 2023