‘Double Rainbow Guy’ Has Died
The 2010 YouTube sensation known as 'Double Rainbow Guy' has died at age 57.
According to reports from the Mariposa County Coroner’s Office, Paul Vasquez – aka Double Rainbow Guy – died on Saturday afternoon in the emergency room.
Earlier this month, he posted on Facebook that he was experiencing health issues:
His video was one of the first big viral sensations in the world of YouTube. As of this morning, it has over 47 million views since it was uploaded 10 years ago. (1/8/2010) He filmed it in his front yard in the Yosemite Mountains.
This clip didn’t go viral until Jimmy Kimmel tweeted it out 7 months after it was originally posted, he then appeared on Jimmy Kimmel and Good Morning America. A remixed auto-tuned song about the double rainbow appeared in the movie “We’re the Millers” and he was featured on a commercial for ‘Smartwater.’
Credit: CNN via YouTube