Rory Anderson for the University of Leeds’ Leeds Student reports how one internet ‘hero’ is endangering his health for his videos:
A leading medic has expressed her ‘deepest concern’ for the Leeds University student behind the ‘Man vs. Booze’ videos.
The 21-year-old art student, who has become an instant YouTube sensation after posting nine videos of himself completing various “alcohol challenges,” could end up causing “irreversible liver damage” if he carries on with his boozing ways, according to a medical professional.
Speaking to Leeds Student, medical specialist Catherine Walsh warned that the man “clearly hasn’t a clue about the ramifications of what he is doing.”
The student is believed to have already drunk close to 160 units of alcohol on screen in the last two weeks; almost four times the maximum suggested amount for that period of time.
Walsh said the “liver damage may not be irreversible, yet he’s clearly not aware of the other damage the alcohol will have done and will be doing. Also, has he not realised how this could be viewed by a future employer? He needs to be very careful.”
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