A French comedian recently spent over three days locked in a cage. And yes, he did it on purpose.
Rémi Gaillard is no stranger to weird internet stunts. The prankster has a whole YouTube channel dedicated to his crazy antics. But this time, Gaillard decided to create chaos for a good cause. In an effort to raise money and awareness for shelter pets, Gaillard recently locked himself in a kennel at an animal shelter in Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone, Occitanie, France and pledged not to come out until either all 300 animals at the shelter had been adopted or €50,000 had been raised.
According to 9news, The video of Gaillard was originally streamed live on Facebook back in November, and was edited into a YouTube video posted this week. His stunt, in partnership with the French pet charity Société Protectrice des Animaux, ended up raising about €200,000 and helped 200 shelter pets find homes. You can watch the full video below.
“I know what my doggy gave me and I want to give it back to all of them (the shelter pets) ‘cause I know how loyal and selfless they are,” Gaillard says at one point during the video.
What? No, I'm not crying. I just have something in my eye. It's dusty in here. Is it dusty in here?
Gaillard is definitely a human embodiment of "chaotic good."