A father whose eye-popping act became a YouTube sensation failed to set a new world record – because his eyes came out too far.John Doyle, 30, became an instant online hit when he first started posting videos of his stunt two years ago.One, set to Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, reached 500,000 views within days.He has since been flown everywhere from America to Japan to display his talent on TV.
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Eyeballs ‘bulge out too far’ for man to break world record. When the moment came to officiate his talent last night, the two professional optometrists brought the longest equipment they could – but it was not enough.Only manned with a 12mm-long piece of apparatus, they were forced to deny him the title.It is believed Mr Doyle, from Rainhill in Liverpool, hit 14mm.
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