Shrek is Love, Shrek is Life is a series of green text stories that often contain sexually explicit encounters between the fictional ogre character Shrek and children who pray to him. The original "Shrek is Love, Shrek is Life" story was posted to 4chan on January, 14th, , which tells the story of a 9-year-old boy who prays to Shrek prior to being sodomized by the green ogre character. On February 18th, , YouTuber SgtSnuggleButt uploaded a dramatic reading of the original green text story mirror below, left. On the following day, YouTuber CatalystEXE uploaded another reading of the story dubbed over a dark computer animation of Shrek shown below, right. In nearly one year, the videos gained over , and , views respectively. On March 5th, a variation of the original green text story was posted on 4chan, in which a year-old performs oral sex on Shrek after the ogre chases away his entire class at school.