Age Is No Barrier for YouTube Gamer Grandma Shirley Curry

With her positive demeanor and soft hint of a southern drawl, Shirley Curry seems like an unlikely YouTube star. And yet, the 79-year-old gamer and grandmother from Virginia has amassed a following of over 100,000 subscribers and 2 million views in a little more than 6 months.

While much of Curry’s success could be attributed to the perceived novelty of a woman of her age playing video games at all, let alone well and with enthusiasm, fans of “Grandma Shirley” more often cite her calming tone and positive nature as reasons for watching her videos. “ I’m a very positive, happy and social person,” she says, “that’s just me.”

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Enigma_2099881d ago

Now point at all the politicians claiming that games are for kids and laugh at them.