Dealing with death threats

Bodyguards aren't so bad: Why Rebecca Black should relish her new police protection

Bodyguards aren't so bad: Why Rebecca Black should relish her new police protection

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Rebecca Black, the tween behind the Internet sensation "Friday" song, is reportedly under police protection after threats made against her have taken a serious turn.

As soon as Black's "Friday," hit YouTube, nasty comments multiplied as fast as the video's page views — which are now at 113 million, if you're keeping count. But the unkind words are no longer confined to anonymous Internet trolls and music-lovers, it seems. Black has received two death threats — one via phone and one via her personal e-mail — that gave Anaheim-area police reason to keep a watchful eye over the 13-year-old.

We sincerely hope that Black is in no real danger, but we want her to know there are worse things than 24-hour protection. Here are some examples of bodyguards that we so excited about: