YouTube ReView: Banksy's latest prank leaves artwork in shreds

YouTube ReView: Banksy's latest prank leaves artwork in shreds

Welcome to YouTube Re:View, a weekly listing of the most talked-about YouTube videos in the UK, brought to you by The Drum. This week street artist, Banksy leaves a dicey surprise for auctioneers, WWE stars turn on each other, Will Smith concurs his fears, Mark Ruffalo hints at Avengers four spoilers and James Corden takes it back to the 90s.

Banksy's latest prank leaves artwork in shreds

Prankster street artist Banksy has done it again. A few years ago, he built a shredder into one of his paintings, in case it was ever bought at auction. Fast forward to 2018 and the painting was purchased for £1.4 million. Immediately after, an alarm sounded and the painting ran through a shredder embedded in the frame, leaving half the canvas hanging from the bottom in strips.

(View Count: 1,261,834*)

The Bella Twins attack Ronda Rousey: WWE

Rumors were floating about an oncoming feud between WWE's Nikki Bella and Ronda Rousey. As soon as a Super Show-Down was won by Rousey, Bella took a cheap shot on the champion and proceeded to take her down with the aid of her twin.

(View Count: 3,939,265*)

Will Smith Bungee Jumps Out of a Helicopter

Will Smith marked half a century by jumping out of a plane. Taking on Yes Theory’s challenge of bungee jumping from a helicopter into the Grand Canyon and face one of his biggest fears, the Fresh Prince completed the task in order to raise awareness for Global Citizen’s education campaigns.

(View Count: 16,580,116*)

Mark Ruffalo completely spoils the Avengers 4 title and ending

Mark Ruffalo chats with Jimmy Fallon about his slip ups when it come to keeping quiet about the plots of the Avengers films. It's no surprise when he proceeds to 'spoil' the fourth Avengers film.

(View Count: 3,040,607*)

Spittin' Venom - '90s Hip Hop Parody

Inspired by the new movie Venom, James Corden, Reggie Watts, and Jenny Slate create a 90s hip-hop styled music video and original rap called 'Spittin' Venom'.

(View Count: 144,546*)

Taking a moment to reflect: Jason McAteer opens up for World Mental Health Day

On a more serious note, it was ‘World Mental Health Day’ on Wednesday. To mark it, Liverpool FC created an hour-long documentary examining the impact of mental health problems in football and wider society. The film entitled 'Through the Storm' is presented by former Ireland international player Jason McAteer – he and others share frank, personal accounts of mental health struggles.

(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)

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