YouTuber MonaLisa Perez Charged with Manslaughter

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YouTuber MonaLisa Perez was charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting her boyfriend as they attempted to record a YouTube stunt.

Perez called 911 to report that she accidentally shot Ruiz in the chest. The video was supposed to be of her shooting a book while he was holding it, as he believed that the book would stop the bullet. They used a .50 caliber Desert Eagle firearm in the stunt, which authorities recovered from the grass near the house.

She faces a maximum sentence of 10 years or a fine of $20,000 (or both).
 

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Looking at her channel and seeing how many views her video's get I would say calling her a Youtuber is a bit of a stretch. But beyond that, this has to be the best case of Darwinism between 2 people I have ever heard. Now a person has lost his life and I'm not trying to make light of that, but when you have a .50 cal and a book wouldn't you at least take a couple practice shots to see what the end result would be?
 

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when you have a .50 cal and a book wouldn't you at least take a couple practice shots to see what the end result would be?
You would think would have tested that before doing the stunt ... It was stupid, dangerous stunt and she is going to pay for it.
 
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This is insane, why would anyone try this stunt and think it's going to end well? A book may stop a .22 but not a .50 cal desert eagle. A life was lost and someone has to pay for it. I hope she learns something from this, but I'm afraid she won't.
 

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I have this sinking feeling since this was a mutual stunt that she'll get off with probation. I'm sure there's footage around somewhere where it shows them both consenting to this and 100 lawyers ringing their phone off the hook just waiting to make a name for themselves and their firm.
 
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I really hope your wrong. This was a stupid stunt and a message needs to be sent that you don't get to "walk away" from it when things go south.
 

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I like how her videos get 25k views, and then her latest one "DOING SCARY STUNTS" has almost 1.5 million. Do people really think they posted the video of her murdering her b/f?
 

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MonaLisa has plead guilty to second-degree manslaughter.

There is a plea agreement for her to serve 180 days in jail and spend 10 years on supervised probation. Also, she is prohibited from making money off the video of the shooting and barred from possessing firearms for the rest of her life.

Now here's a kicker .. she will go to jail for 30 days each year for the next three years and then become eligible to serve the rest of her six-month jail term on electronic home monitoring.
 

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Well dam that the easiest sentence I have ever heard of heh. You're sentenced to jail! But you know, whenever it's convenient for you to serve ...