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Ken Bone’s next step: The Bone Zone

Red sweater Internet sensation Ken Bone reflects on debate, celebrity

The red sweater guy on the second presidential debate was Kenneth Bone, 34, of Shiloh. He talked about his Internet and media celebrity the day after he was an audience member invited to ask a question of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the pr
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The red sweater guy on the second presidential debate was Kenneth Bone, 34, of Shiloh. He talked about his Internet and media celebrity the day after he was an audience member invited to ask a question of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the pr

Ken Bone, the Shiloh man who became internet famous last month after appearing to a worldwide TV audience during a presidential debate, has launched a YouTube channel.

The Bone Zone recently went live.

Ken Bone of Shiloh casts his ballot early before a long day of election events. Bone and his red sweater achieved internet notoriety during the second presidential debate in St. Louis last month, but he went without the sweater on Tuesday. An unde

Bone tweeted Monday evening that his first video would be posted to the channel Tuesday morning.

Bone spent the last few days getting the channel set up and recording his first video.

The idea for the channel came from a Twitter poll Bone hosted asking whether he should do it.

“I guess I might watch it,” one choice read.

“Please just go away Ken,” said the other.

The results were lopsided: 47,260 users voted, 71 percent of them in favor of what would become The Bone Zone.

Ken Bone's fame following the presidential debate in St. Louis continues, and he is using it to help charity. On Friday the Shiloh, IL, resident appeared in St. Louis to raise money for the family of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder, w

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