Did Kamala Harris’ YouTube Show Feature Child Actors?
Following the premiere of the YouTube Originals series Get Curious with Vice President Harris—a show in which Vice President Kamala Harris teaches children about science—the claim that the video used child actors went viral on social media. Donald Trump Jr. shared the claim, along with figures like Sean Hannity and Diamond and Silk.
Right-wing outlets such as Newsmax, the Daily Caller, TrendingPolitics, the Post Millennial, and the New York Post further elevated the claim.
While Trump Jr.’s claim that Harris herself hired the kids is incorrect, the claim that they are child actors is true. Accusations of the use of actors in political events is a regular occurrence in...