Mommy Vlogger Ruby Franke’s Abuse Diaries Released

Ruby Franke’s diary, detailing months of abuse, was shared by authorities on Friday. The texts, which have been largely redacted for privacy, reveal that Franke believed her son was possessed by an evil spirit. In one of her posts, she said that she asked her child to fast and pray in order to become rebellious. […]

Family YouTube Vlogger Ruby Franke Sentenced In Child Abuse Case

FILE – Images from this video show Ruby Franke during a hearing on Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, in St. George, Utah. A Utah judge ruled on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, that Franke, a mother of six who once gave parenting advice through her popular YouTube channel “8 Passengers,” and her business partner. After pleading guilty […]

Mommy Vlogger Charged With Felony Child Abuse, YouTube Deletes Her Channels

Prosecutors have formally charged a mother of six children who was infamous for offering harsh and sometimes controversial parenting advice to a YouTuber, officials said. Prosecutors Indict Ruby Franke, Host of Now-Deleted YouTube Channel 8Passengers, With Six Child Abuse Felonies in Washington County, Utah, ABC News report. Neighbors found Franke’s 12-year-old son with open wounds, […]