Bomb Scare “Prank” YouTuber Sparks Outrage After Making Chimp Smoke In New Video

13 June 2018, 11:08 | Updated: 13 June 2018, 11:12

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy makes a chimp smoke from a bong in this shocking new video
Vitaly Zdorovetskiy makes a chimp smoke from a bong in this shocking new video. Picture: Instagram

By Josh Lee

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy is known for his controversial videos

LA-based YouTuber Vitaly Zdorovetskiy has drawn ire from fans and animal rights supporters after posting a video that appears to show him and some friends helping a chimpanzee smoke a bong.

In the video, which was shared to Twitter on June 8, Vitaly and others are heard laughing at the endangered primate as he asks it, "You high, bro?"

Fans tweeted their disappointment at the video, with one saying, "I'm very upset how you can do this stuff... it is very hard to see an animal abused to badly."

"Some of your videos are hilarious, but this is fucked up," another fan tweeted. "Please delete this video and hand this monkey to a vey or an animal centre and provide them with at a least a tiny sum of money."

Animal Rights charity PETA said they had reported the video to their Cruelty Investigations Department.

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy has a history of controversial videos, including a fake bomb threat in 2016 that resulted in him being arrested.

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