Influencer Jameliz Benitez Smith, aka ‘Jelly Bean Brains,’ Uses Limited Edition BMW M4 as Trampoline

Influencer ‘Jelly Bean Brains’ loves ruining expensive cars
Jameliz Benitez Smith

In a recent incident that has sparked both outrage and applause on social media, popular influencer Jameliz Benitez Smith, known online as @JellyBeanBrains, has used a limited edition BMW M4 as a makeshift trampoline in a stunt captured on Instagram. The video, which has garnered millions of views, features Smith energetically jumping on the luxury vehicle’s hood.

Jameliz Benitez Smith, who has built a substantial following with her daring and often whimsical stunts, filmed the latest video in a sunlit parking lot, surrounded by a small crowd of onlookers. The BMW M4, noted for its high-performance capabilities and a price tag that can exceed $70,000, sustained visible damage during the incident, raising questions about the implications of such actions for social media content.

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Pictured: Video grab of Jameliz Benitez Smith jumping onto the BMW Credit: Jam Press

The influencer’s stunt has ignited a heated debate online regarding the responsibility of social media personalities in promoting behaviour that could be seen as reckless or harmful. Some viewers praised Smith for her audacity and entertainment value, while others criticised her for disrespecting private property and promoting unsafe behaviours.

The incident has once again highlighted the complex interplay between social media influence, public behaviour, and corporate image.

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Pictured: Video grab of Jameliz Benitez Smith jumping onto the BMW

As digital platforms continue to grow, so too does the scale and impact of the content shared by influencers, underscoring the ongoing challenge for regulation and guidance in the digital sphere.