COMEDIAN Sarah Whittle announced on social media that she was leaving Smosh.
The Youtuber penned a heartfelt Instagram post regarding her leaving the group, saying it was a “bittersweet moment.”
Why is Sarah Whittle leaving Smosh?
Sarah Whittle is leaving comedy group Smosh to “focus [her] energy on [her] own journey outside of Los Angeles” according to an Instagram post.
She sat down with fellow Smosh group members to discuss her reasons for leaving in an hour-long Youtube video where she was praised for all of her hard work.
Whittle penned on her post that “she had no regrets” and that she put “everything into Smosh” out of love for her peers.
The comedian added that Smosh “was the longest job” she had and that she was “excited to become a fan” of the group.
What did fans say about Sarah Whittle leaving Smosh?
Social media followers expressed their sadness when news broke out that Whittle was no longer continuing in the group.
One Twitter user wrote: “dude I’m like UGRLY CRYING RN Loudly crying face (watching TNTL) love you endlessly @rudeunicorns!! cannot wait to see what’s next for youuu!.”
Another added: “pls say sike i can’t do this today”
A third chimed in: “Gonna go cry now, Sarah is my Idol.”
Whittle assured her fans on social media that she was still going to be active on social media despite her departure.
What is Smosh?
Smosh is an American sketch comedy group that broadcasts on YouTube and Twitch.
The group was created by Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox back in 2005.
Since 2012, the Smosh brand has expanded to consist of multiple channels, including a Spanish-language channel (ElSmosh), a gaming channel, and a variety one as well.
The Smosh YouTube channel has almost 10billionvideo views and over 25 million subscribers.
It is considered one of the top 50 most subscribed channels on YouTube.
As of 2019, the channel’s cast who run most of the content are: Hecox, Courtney Miller, Damien Haas, Olivia Sui, Keith Leak Jr., Noah Grossman and Shayne Topp.
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