Deadly Online Challenges Part 1 of 2 – Mel Robbins Show – Feb 2020 – Blue Whale Challenge, Choking Challenge


This episode of Mel Robbins focuses on online challenges which seek to prey on children – the show features four families whose children died by suicide after playing these “games.” The daughter of the fifth family survived, after she accidentally set herself on fire in her bedroom trying to recreate a TikTok challenge.

In particular the show talks about the Blue Whale Challenge and the Choking Challenge – but other risks are discussed such as cutting, self-harm, etc.