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Jessi Hildebrandt speaks out about aunt Jodi's arrest on felony counts of child abuse18:03

Vlogger Ruby Franke, whose 8 Passengers YouTube channel had more than 2.6 million subscribers before it was taken down, along with her business partner Jodi Hildebrandt, founder of the Orem, Utah-based mental and emotional healing company Connexions Classroom, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of multiple felony counts in a child abuse case out of Southern Utah. Hildebrant's niece, Jessi Hildebrandt, speaks out to 2News' Brian Schnee about her experience with her aunt's philosophies. At one point, she said, Jessi was under the care of Jodi while a teenager. FULL STORY: #8passengers #rubyfranke #jodihildebrandt #youtubemom #mormonyoutuber #mormoninfluencer #connexions _______________ Hit the subscribe button to stay up-to-date on the latest news, and turn on the notifications to get alerted when the big stories break as we bring them to you live! For all the full stories seen here, go to Follow KUTV 2News on our other social media pages for more photos, videos and reports: Facebook: TikTok: @kutv2news Twitter: @kutv2news Instagram: @kutv2news If you see something newsworthy happen, or you just witness something incredible, hilarious or adorable, you can send your videos, photos and news tips to We love sharing our favorites on, our social media and our broadcasts! You can also submit tips by email or phone. Email: [email protected] Call the Newsroom: 801.839.1234 _______________ KUTV is a Utah-based station and a CBS Television affiliate owned and operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to nearly 200 television stations in 86 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches close to 40% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, Univision and Azteca affiliates. #kutv #saltlakecity #news #utah