Rebecca Black Sends Message to the Haters: 'Friday' Hits #39 on iTunes (VIDEO)

Rebecca Black Sings Friday
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Success is truly the best revenge. Rebecca Black -- an unsigned 13-year-old singer who has become a YouTube sensation with a song Rolling Stone called an "unintentional parody of modern pop" -- has reached over 16 million views and a top slot on iTunes. Still, the teen says she cried over the harsh feedback online.

In an interview with GMA, she said the negative onslaught initially got to her: 

"At first, when I first saw all these nasty comments, I did cry. I felt like this was my fault. And I shouldn't have done this, and this is all because of me. And now I don't feel that way."
She now seems to be having a little fun with all the attention, playing on some critiques by taking to Twitter to ask if she should have a bowl of cereal or fried eggs to eat (haters bemoan that the chorus to "Friday" sounds like "fried eggs," she also sings about her breakfast routine in the song).

With the heavily auto-tuned track, many wondered if Rebecca can sing at all -- so she proved her pipes during the interview by singing part of the national anthem completely in tune. She seems to have a realistic outlook about her ability:  

"I think I have talent on some level. I don't think I'm the worst singer, but I don't think I'm the best singer."
"Friday" is now #39 on iTunes. No word yet on a follow-up single. See the full GMA report below:

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  • Torzy Loretta Pollard McArthur
    Torzy Loretta Pollard McArthur

    I think its sad that people today are being complete arseholes to everybody else. Sure the song may not be the best but everybody messes up so GET OVER IT. No need to publicly humiliate people. If a song like this came out in earlier years it would have been forgotten about and not mocked for so long like this one. Todays people are just petty and rude no wonder we have so many problems in society.

  • Dana

    It's not her lack of ptich and autotune. It's the nasal quality of her voice that makes it utterly intolerable. Wehhh!!! And who the hell is BUYING this piece of crap song? I hope it's at least people who think it's funny, not people who think it's good.

  • Wow

    people shouldnt only get on her. Is she any worse then Ke$ha? Justin Bieber? Selena Gomez? Lady Gaga? Rihanna? Katy perry? Come on!! She sucks but everyone one else deserves to have bad things said to them. THey all suck and it's pretty sad that this is what music has come to!! Yeah in the 70s there was disco and in the 80s there was all that madonna and cindy lauper shit but still!! At least there was other kinds of music!! Everything on the radio wasnt only pop!! God! Someone really needs to help the music industry right now!!

  • Wow

    of course she likes Justin Bieber. Thats why shes making this shit.

  • christie

    " I think thats an accomplishment. Friday Friday it's catchy it's going to be stuck in there head. Thats the point of it" HAHAHA!! Is this girl serious? Wow whatever floats her boat. Thats not a compliment.

  • nicky4alex

    okay if some1 metions friday again im gonna go ape shit on them...damn what in hells name was that? sorry for my bluntness but i am still trying to figure out what that was...its like my personal nightmare playing over & over agen.....OMG i cant get friday out of my going to listen to eminem now maybe that would cure me (plzzzzzzzzzz let it cure me).

  • Danielle Linsley
    Danielle Linsley

    yeah the song blows..but that doesn't mean she shouldn't be able to have fun..she is 15 and that's what 15 year old's do.

  • Kat

    Is it a bad song? Yes. Does it merit having someone tell a 13 year old they hope she gets an eating disorder and cuts herself? HELL NO.

  • Anne

    tell me about it . next thing you know the grammies

  • dustglitterrain01

    I couldn't even watch the full video. This is what the music of 2011 has come to.

  • dani costello
    dani costello

    delusional and STUPID.. her parents need to sit her down and tell her to give up not encourage her

  • Anne

    i dont know which one is worse this song or KIM K's song jam lol

  • Anne

    its okay though . i think she will improve

  • Anne

    omg this girl is a JOKE haha ... when i saw the video i almost wet my pants . im sorry but i dont blame the haters

  • twinklemepink06

    no surprise there. people are playing it and laughing about her nonstop. please america, use your money for a better cause. kthx.