A Russian teenage Beauty vlogger with almost five million subscribers on YouTube has been the victim of a prank in which a gunman grabbed her on the street and pretended to shoot her.
Schoolgirl Katya Adushkina, 15, who is also a singer with her own cosmetic brand, was walking home from her gym in Moscow when she was approached by the man.
'This was the scariest moment of my life,' she said, blaming the attack on people wanting to exploit her internet fame.
Russian Beauty blogger Katya Adushkina, 15, has been the victim of a prank in which a gunman pretended to shoot her
The teenager, who boasts five million subscribers on YouTube, was ambushed near her home
The vlogger said it was the 'scariest moment of her life' and she has reported the incident to the police
'There was a young man in a pink sweater next to the entrance of my block of flats.
'He asked me for direction to get to the metro station. I explained where to go and continued walking.
'He followed my every step which felt strange.
'I stopped. And he stopped as well, and I realised something was badly wrong.
'I was just about to start running when he grabbed me. My coat and back pack fell on the ground. I started screaming and breaking out of his arms.'
He held her and whispered she would not be harmed, said the teenager who has her own cosmetic brand called Beauty Bomb.
'I kept fighting and then he took out a gun, which sent me into deepest shock,' said Katya who also has 3.5 million Instagram followers.
'I froze. To say I was scared is to underestimate