SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — Police in Seaside Heights had their hands full Monday night, doing crowd control to break up hundreds of young people partying at the infamous “Jersey Shore” house.
The large gathering at the famous MTV reality-show property was hosted by popular YouTube stars the Nelk Boys, NJ.com reported.
The Nelk Boys are a trio known for pulling extreme pranks and stunts for their videos.
Clips from the YouTubers’ Instagram account – which boasts more than 3 million followers – showed throngs of fans cheering and crowding Monday afternoon outside the Jersey Shore house reportedly rented by the trio.
Police and security are seen trying to keep the crowd at bay, with most young people seen in the videos not wearing masks.
Video posted to Twitter by user @PastryChefTracy shows hundreds of people streaming out of the property as police surrounded the area Monday night.
So shit is BANANAS in Seaside Heights right now—some loser youtubers r staying in the Jersey Shore House and this is the craziest thing I’ve ever seen down here. Luckily it unluckily I have a front row seat at my B and B #wtf pic.twitter.com/Q0A3ontIrH— Tracy Obolsky (@PastryChefTracy) September 15, 2020
With more than 5 million followers on YouTube, the Nelk Boys are extremely popular, but also controversial.
According to Buzzfeed News, YouTube temporarily demonetized their account earlier in September for throwing parties at Illinois State University. Video showed students at the parties not wearing masks or social distancing.
PIX11 reached out to Seaside Heights Police but has not yet heard back.