Viral Video: Human Transformer Delights Children in Ann Arbor

Posted at 5:52 PM, May 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-20 18:00:39-04

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (May 20, 2014) — A New Orleans street performer is at the center of this viral Transformers-inspired YouTube video out of Ann Arbor.

According to the Detroit Free Press,  28-year-old Joslyn Paige plans on spending the summer in Ann Arbor performing.

In the short video, Paige transforms from robot to car and back, much to the delight of the children watching him.

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Still from YouTube video

He told the Free Press that he spent about five weeks making the costume and spent about seven- or eight-hundred dollars.

“I usually get wide-open mouths. Gasps,” Paige said to the Free Press when asked about reactions to his act.

Since being uploaded Friday, the video has more than 2.5 million views.