The vlogosphere has its first shake-up: Rocketboom's Amanda Congden was, in her words, unboomed (she has a video, natch). Wanting to set the record straight after Rocketboom showed a week of non-Amanda clips, she says that her Rocketboom partner - and owner of a 51% share in Rocketboom - Andrew Baron fired her and she actually starts to get teary in the video. ValleyWag says she seems much realer in this clip or "it's a hoax and Congdon's finally learned how to act."
Many people are buzzing about this shocking development in the world of vlogging. Do you think this was a hoax? It seems real. And will this live up to other blog fights, like Michael Malice vs. Morgan, Jesse Oxfeld vs. Nick Denton, or Jason Calacanis vs., well, everyone? Update: Andy Carvin says Amanda is moving to LA - the plot thickens?
Update: Oh snap-- Andrew Baron said that Amanda's departure is news to him!
Update: From Rocketboom:
Amanda Congdon has decided to move to L.A. to pursue opportunities that have arisen for her in Hollywood.
We wanted to meet her request to move production out to L.A., however, we are a small company and have not been able to figure out a way to make it work, financially and in many other ways at this time. So sadly we bid Amanda adieu and wish her all the best.