Rebecca Black’s record breaking music video for her song ‘Friday’ can no longer be seen on YouTube. Rebecca Black became a household name after her ‘Friday’ video was watched more than 100 million times on YouTube, however the teenage star has now had the video removed from the site.
Fans of the young singer have tried to watch the YouTube video, only to be greeted with the message, "This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Rebecca Black." A spokesperson for 13 year old Black said, "We can confirm that we submitted a Take Down Notice to YouTube as a result of the dispute we have with Ark Music regarding the 'Friday' video."
representative explained, "YouTube
takes copyright infringement very seriously. When we receive a complaint alleging that a video infringes another person or company's copyrights, we remove that video. Users who believe that a video was removed in error can appeal the copyright takedown." Rebecca Black
has developed quite the following since the video hit, including celebrities such as Justin Bieber
and Nicole Richie
. She has even appeared in the latest video by Katy Perry