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PewDiePie: It’s not fair Jenna Marbles got ‘bullied off’ YouTube

YouTube star PewDiePie has come to the protection of his social media-famous colleague Jenna Marbles.

Marbles, 33, introduced Thursday that she was quitting the platform, the place she boasts over 20.2 million followers, after dealing with backlash for previous movies the place she dons blackface.

The backlash was extra akin to bullying, although, PewDiePie stated in a put up Friday.

“Jenna Marbles was probably the most genuinely good individuals on this platform and now she will get bullied off the positioning by errors that occurred 8-10 years in the past…Who cares?” writes the 30-year-old, who has over 105 million YouTube subscribers. “These actions replicate by no means who she is and the content material she makes as we speak, anybody who watches her can see that. Some issues had been extra leviant [sic] a couple of years in the past — that’s not to say it was proper, however the place the road is drawn from the previous and as we speak appears non existent. I believed the purpose was to be taught out of your errors and do higher? All of us have issues in our previous, nobody on this planet is ideal,” he goes on, concluding that, with out Marbles and her ilk, the positioning “will likely be stuffed with nothing however douchetubers who don’t care, whereas the individuals who do, will get pushed out. So dissatisfied with the web and the way far issues have gotten.”

The put up, which has racked up over 322,00 upvotes and 15,00zero feedback as of this writing, encompasses a vary of responses, with many individuals calling cancel tradition poisonous and agreeing Marbles was unfairly made to give up YouTube for a “spray tan to the face.”

Marbles, whose actual title is Jenna Mourey, made the movies in query between 2011-2012. In a single, she wears blackface to impersonate rapper Nikki Minaj; in one other, she raps about Asian individuals utilizing lyrics together with “Hey Ching Chong Wing Wong, shake your King Kong ding dong.” She has since made the clips personal, and posted an apology video known as “A Message,” which was met with combined reactions on social media.

PewDiePie himself isn’t any stranger to backlash, both. In 2017, Disney dropped a multimillion-dollar take care of the Swede after he posted a collection of anti-Semitic movies.

Jenna Marbles addresses outdated, problematic content material.YouTube

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