Eric Fournier (September 9, 1967 – February 25, 2010 [Aged 42]) known on YouTube as ShayeSaintJohn, was a director that created the Shaye Saint John videos.
The first known video he made is called "The Doll" created in 1999. Then in 2000 Carl Crew discovered Eric and worked with his company wesselmania until 2010. In 2001 he created his website shayesaintjohn.net.
In 2006, he created his YouTube channel. The channel was an instant success because of the disturbing videos, and so creating some of the first "creepy videos" on YouTube, He stopped uploading to YouTube in 2008 because he said that he was gonna work on bigger projects such as music (Featuring ShayeSaintJohn) and his old band that he used to create music with.
After a lot of years of having a lot of health issues with alcohol on February 25, 2010 he died of internal bleeding, and was later posted on social media by Carl Crew and some close friends.
A kickstarter was opened some years ago, so they can create a full length documentation of Eric and his life.
Later on October 31, 2016 Shaye and Eric was published to the public.
On December 18, 2017, the ShayeSaintJohn channel was deleted by YouTube. The channel had 88,000 subscribers. Revival channels are still up to see.