March 14th, 2011
05:41 PM ET
We're pretty sure there was once a time when Fridays were full of awesome and fun for young Rebecca Black, judging from that not-quite-melodic ode to the weekday that's gone viral.
In the "official video" for "Friday," Black sings (with a healthy, healthy assist from auto-tune) about the joys of Friday, when she can decide if she wants to ride in the front seat or the back, and there's nothing but "fun, fun, fun, fun."
Sample lyrics: "Yesterday was Thursday (Thursday)/Today it is Friday (Friday)/We, we, we so excited/We so excited/We gonna have a ball today/Tomorrow is Saturday/and Sunday comes afterwards/I don't want this weekend to end."
But now, after the entire Internet has paused to ask Black "WTH?!" what are the odds she's wishing she could go straight from Thursdays to Saturdays from now on?
Apparently the video was produced by Ark Music Factory, a California-based outfit that seems to be behind similar videos like Alana Lee's "Butterflies" and Kaya's "Can't Get You Out of My Mind." According to Black's profile on the site, she's a 13-year-old aspiring entertainer who has "landed the lead role in her school musical, Oklahoma!"
The response to her video has been overwhelmingly negative, but her name is a trending topic on Twitter and the video has more than 2 million views. Is this a case of all publicity is good publicity?
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