Johnny Danger death: Social media star Jimi Jackson pays tribute

Jimi Jackson has posted an emotional tribute to Johnny Danger.
Jimi Jackson has posted an emotional tribute to Johnny Danger. Photo credit: Instagram

Kiwi internet star Johnny Danger continues to attract tributes following his death in a motorcycle crash.

Danger, whose real name was Johnny Bennett, was a stuntman and entertainer who carved out a niche on social media.

He had almost a quarter of a million followers on Instagram.

Now he's attracted an emotional tribute from an even bigger social media star - fellow Aucklander Jimi Jackson.

Jackson, a comedian, has close to a million followers on various platforms and posted about his feelings for Danger.

"Today New Zealand lost 1 of the most amazing c**ts its ever made. The legend Johnny Danger Bennett. I'm still lost for words bro. I just can't believe it. We weren't best mates because we had our differences but we were f***ing boys. And i am so f***ing proud of you.

Jimi Jackson's Instagram eulogy to Johnny Danger.
Jimi Jackson's Instagram eulogy to Johnny Danger. Photo credit: Instagram

"From where you come from to where you've been and what you have accomplished. Actually chasing your dreams making shit happen. You're a f***ing icon brother. Balls of f***ing steel i could never match you when it came to pranks or public videos you were too f***ing good. I'm just gonna stop now because i keep sobbing and its hurting my mouth too much.

"But i will and i know New Zealand will never ever forget you.

"I'll never forget you bro and your videos and catch phrases everything you created will live on forever. 1 last time bro. SHOT OW JOHNNY!!!"

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