World's Oldest YouTube Sensation, 107-Year-Old Beloved Chef Dies, Fans in Mourning

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December 05, 2018Dec 05, 2018

On Wednesday, the sad news was reported that Mastanamma, a 107-year-old YouTube sensation, has passed away. Now, millions of fans are mourning the loss of the world's oldest YouTube star. 

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Mastanamma was from Andhra Pradesh, India. She gained a large following on YouTube after consistently posting cooking tutorials using a traditional style of cooking.

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Mastanamma's tutorials included her sitting in a field in her village, preparing everything by hand. According to Mirror, she would often use her nails to peel vegetables and would typically serve her dishes on a banana leaf. 

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The chef's grandson set up her YouTube page in 2016. Since then, she has gained millions of followers. Her best-known dish is her watermelon chicken.

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Mastanamma's family announced that she passed away earlier this week. Now, fans around the world are mourning the loss.

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Although she lived a long and full life, her family has still experienced a loss. Please keep them in your prayers during this time. Did you ever see her YouTube videos? Let us know! In other recent news, a US tourist was killed and someone has been arrested in the case.

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