Dad who copies his daughter's Instagram selfies now has more followers than she does


Spin-offs often become bigger than the original show, and this Dad's spoof Instagram account is proof of it.

Frasier attracted a bigger audience than its originator Cheers, and famously The Simpsons is actually a spin off from The Tracey Ullman Show.

Chris Burr Martin is yet another example of the more successful spin-off.

Martin's daughter Cassie has roughly 70,000 Instagram followers, quite the feat.

This has been topped by 'therealburrmartin', the account run by her Dad which has over 150,000 followers.

The elder Martin's success is symbiotic with Cassie's, as he posts brilliant spoofs of her selfies.

Speaking to Peoplemagazine, the Instagram star Dad said,

I wondered if it might get old - I didn't want to get to the point where I was pathetic for attention. But since I started posting again more regularly, I've experienced a resurgence. People seem to love it, and that makes me happy.

In an interview with The Sun, Chris added that the posts all come with the added bonus of making random boys online step off in the comments section.

I wanted to let some of the people in her comment section know her dad was watching because some of the comments, especially from boys, were pretty vulgar. She's over 18 so she could do what she wanted to a point but also, fighting with some of the commenters over the internet would have been a crazy thing to do.

For her part, Cassie told The Sun she likes the effort that her Dad puts into the photos.

He wanted to show me what I looked like in his own way, to prove I was showing too much skin or being a little too risque in my photos.

I do think a little more about which photos I post now because I know certain photos can never be erased on the internet and certain people will see it.

Other loved ones also become targets for Chris.

Also, amazingly, he went as Gru for Halloween.

We can predict that follower count is going to double again, pretty soon.

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