Blumberg first connected with Padilla and Hecox shortly after they began posting You Tube videos in 2006, and he oversaw the development of Smosh with them up until he left Defy Media.
He plans to continue to work with Defy through a first-look production deal.
Anthony Padilla and Kalel Cullen have split, just over a year after first revealing their engagement.
They all stood on a green screen until Anthony spoke, "Olivia, you have to get into your outfit." He handed me it and I went to my dressing room. We never installed the chip in her..." "Well I did! Keith Richman, president of Defy Media, said the company has been preparing for Padilla’s departure for several months and has worked to diversify its programming and cast for even longer.Smosh currently encompasses 23 different shows and has a “Saturday Night Live”-style cast of 14 performers.“I think it’s a seminal moment for digital-born brands,” Richman said.“There’s nobody who has strategically planned for a succession like this in the digital space.” In March, Defy chief content officer Barry Blumberg announced his exit from the company.