The Internet’s Got Talent

Andrew Sullivan —  Jun 4 2012 @ 11:18am


Nina Strochlic chats with Lennon and Maisy Stella, stars of the viral video seen above:

Their mom, MaryLynne, uploaded the recording at 2 AM last Wednesday. When she checked the next morning, the ticker showed 304 views. "Wow, that’s incredible!" she thought. Turns out the volume of traffic had frozen the counter. The next day, the whole family was flying to New York, where the girls performed the song on the morning show. They had their first taste of celebrity on the plane ride, when a passenger did a double take, pointing to the pint-sized artists and whispering "butter containers" to her friend.