Why Rebecca Black’s “Friday” Was Yanked Off YouTube

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No more fun, fun, fun, fun.

Rebecca Black's infamous "Friday" music video is no longer available to view on YouTube. The viral clip had over 167 million views when it was suddenly pulled from the site this week.

Earlier in the week, users could "rent" the 13-year-old's kitschy video for a $2.99 fee and have access to it for 72 hours. But as of June 17, Black's video was completely removed from the site due to what YouTube said was a "copyright claim by Rebecca Black." The teen and her mother have been in disputes with Ark Music, the studio they initially used to record the song. Black is accusing the company of copyright infringement and unlawful exploitation rights, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

"Thanks for all the message regarding the $2.99 fee added to Friday video," she tweeted Tuesday. "I have NOTHING to do with this!" 

"My manager and lawyer are on this and going to get to the bottom of this," she added. "Stay tuned."

Black also extended her fifteen minutes of fame with a cameo in Katy Perry's music video for "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)."

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