Posted in music on October 12, 2012

Chubby Cuppycake Boy

If you're one of the 75 million people who viewed "Chubby cuppy cake boy" (or 3 million who watched "Cuppy Cake Sam") singing or possibly lipsyncing "Your My Honeybunch (The Cuppycake Song)" on YouTube since 2008, you might be interested to know what he's up to now...

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A Recent News Story

Chubby cuppy cake boy

HIS NAME IS SAM ALLRED...

A Wasilla boy with a chronic illness is on a mission to spread kindness across the country and he isn't shy about sharing his story. Sam Allred has actually written a book about what it's like to be a child with a rare kidney disease.
At 13 years old Sam is not quite four feet tall. The medicine he takes to fight his disease has stunted his growth and plumped his features. Sam looks different, a fact that was hammered home to him at an early age.
When Sam was eight years old his sister posted a video of him on YouTube singing "The Cuppycake Song."
The video went viral and people posted comments from around the world. Most found Sam's chubby cheeks adorable but some people made nasty comments about his looks, not knowing he was sick.
Sam says some of those comments brought him down.
"So people just think, 'oh he's fat,'" says Sam. "And that his parents don't care about him, but it's not our fault."
But instead of lingering on feelings of hurt, Sam turned his situation around. Not long after the video he announced to his mother that perhaps he may have gotten his illness so he could help other people.
More about Sam, and pillows he sends to children in need, at KTVA.

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Comments (25)

"you might be interested to know what he's up to now..."

I am not, but appreciate your courtesy.

Posted by Anonymous | October 12, 2012 7:43 PM

Da fuk iz dis shit?

Posted by Anonymous | October 12, 2012 10:03 PM

Really great story. Glad you posted this, BV! Way better than political junk (or crappy music, for that matter)

Posted by Anonymous | October 12, 2012 10:18 PM

i thought this was a music blog, not a meme video/ shitty comedy/ politics blog.

does a 14yo girl run this site now? is this site all about pulling favors and helping your hipster friends get press? jesus

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 11:41 AM

i agree with 10:18

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 1:44 PM

stick to music news

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 2:35 PM

This kid has more stage presence and talent than most of the crappy tappy Lo Fi bands showcased on this website. Don't fuck with the Chubbles.

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 3:19 PM

^^ then why are you here dumbass

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 4:23 PM

What do the polls say about Chubbies election?

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 7:19 PM

Chubbie Collective is gonna be HUGE in 2013.

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 8:53 PM

wait this isn't about James Murphy?

Posted by Anonymous | October 13, 2012 9:35 PM

4:23 is in a crappy Lo Fi band and bitter that a diseased Chubble has more talent than his whole lame ass wanna be hiptard bro band.

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2012 12:34 AM

this kid is like 10 years old and he's already a way better person than all of you assholes combined. shut the fuck up and do something for someone else you smug, self indignant hipsters.

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2012 10:01 AM

My dream , to be a diseased meme, to be mocked by the flocks upon faceless fecal streams...

Sorry, I'm in a Morrissey mood. I like this chubby kid, he's a sweetheart.

Posted by DISEASED COLOSSUS OF POSI CHUBBLE | October 14, 2012 1:24 PM

10:01-well put

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2012 1:39 PM

Anyone else here turned on by that video?

BECAUSE I AM.

Posted by Anonymous | October 14, 2012 2:30 PM

Damn, Andy Milonakis was so cute when he was young.

Posted by Anonymous | October 15, 2012 9:07 AM

Very interesting article, I look forward to more research coming out regarding the remaining two thirds

Posted by Veiled Clothing | November 23, 2012 10:53 AM

Ya'll are all sick as hell... this boy has a disease that is fighting his kidneys like they are disease.... ya'll would probably be a bigger problem with your Diarrhea mouths and immature thinking... you should ask what was wrong with him before you started y our immature judging Really?? "Speak again sweet lips, I cant find you in the dark" is what you is what you say to a blinded asshole like a lot of ya'll are ... grow up!

Posted by Anonymous | December 21, 2012 2:36 AM

Theres about maybe 10 interesting metal bands who have been around for a while out 10,000 or so that pop up every 5 mins lately.

Posted by hotspot shield | January 6, 2013 3:40 PM

U r so adorable! I have exsmi a soar like thing on your skin and even though this does not realte to ur disease I was scared to show it but u encouraged me that people should not judge u by ur person but because of your youtube video I am crying Cu's of ur disease and because u r so cute I wish I could meet u one day!!!!
I LOVE U SAM!!!!!!!!!!!!?

Posted by Alison | May 4, 2013 11:20 PM

cutest kid ever.

Posted by catering winnipeg | July 10, 2013 1:18 PM

This guy is so brave!!!!

Posted by Anonymus | November 7, 2013 8:01 PM

The link to a alleged story on this kid doesn't exist - What is the resource for the information on this "chubby kid"? I see a lot people telling sobbing stories, but nothing to verify anything is the truth or fact.
The fact is we can see he's fat, that's all. Until some one can present credible evidence for all the "poor ol' sick boy" stuff it all just bull shit.

Posted by bob | July 16, 2014 1:32 PM

I hope u find a cure soon, kid! Prayers are going up. Forget the haters, cuz Jesus loves you.

Posted by Anonymous | August 15, 2014 1:20 AM

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