YouTube Supergroup Our2ndLife Disbands Channel
This article originally appeared in The Daily Dot
By Ramon Ramirez
Our2ndLife — the YouTube supergroup of online friends turned teen idols — announced that it is “end[ing] … on a high note” and abandoning its massive channel. This after 2.8 million subscribers, two and a half years on the rise as a bubbling digital content mill, and the departure of breakout star Connor Franta.
The reason for the breakup, the group said, is chiefly a mixing of priorities coupled with the fact that each member is famous enough to not need a reliance on the moniker. Caylen specializes in comedy, as does Lawley. Dillon and Moran have solo musical projects slated for January. Last month, a compilation of artists that Franta hand-picked into a mixtape cracked the Billboard 200.
“We feel like lately this has not been our best,” said Dillon. “No matter what happens after this video, O2L will live on forever.”
The hashtag, #o2lforever, began trending nationally Monday.
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