A young Russian girl who hosts her own YouTube channel has elicited a wave of sympathy with a post in which she tearfully recounts how no one showed up at a meet-and-greet she had organized for her followers.
The video by Alina, a 10-year-old girl from the city of Nizhnekamsk in the Russian republic of Tatarstan, has garnered more than 2.3 million views since it was posted on November 2 and triggered an outpouring of support from across the country.
In the clip, she says more than 20 followers of her YouTube channel — titled Like TV Show — had said they would come to the “fan meeting” she had planned earlier that day, but that no one came.
“I waited there for half an hour and no one showed up,” she says with tears running down her cheeks. “I looked everywhere in the park, but there was no one. Please don’t …