YouTube stars the Nelk Boys draw thousands of fans to Seaside Heights
Large crowds gathered Monday
night at the famous "Jersey Shore" house in Seaside Heights after a
group of YouTube stars known as The Nelk
Boys made their way to New
was really excited for whatever YouTuber was here,” says Trisha Devoe, of Seaside
The Nelk Boys appearance at
the famous house led to not only a quick response from Seaside Heights police,
but also police from neighboring towns.
township on the island was here giving support and the police were amazing,”
At one point, thousands of
their fans, with many not wearing masks, showed up as the YouTube stars
launched their new merchandise in the town.
was a lot of people,” says Shane Simonson, of Jackson. “I wasn’t too concerned,
but I did not go in the crowd because of everything that’s going on and I live
with my grandmother and I didn’t want to bring anything home to her.”
The group posted their own videos of the
crowds on their Instagram page, in which they have more than 5.7 million
subscribers. At one point in their video, the group claims they are about to get
thrown out of the house, but the video then ends.
Tony Vaz says in all, five arrests were made. There is no word on any injuries.