The clip depicted the 22-year-old Paul and a few friends exploring Aokigahara, a dense forest near Japan's Mount Fuji that has become notorious for the high number of deaths by suicide that occur there each year.
He seems aware that the site is sometimes chosen for suicides, but is surprised to come across what appears to be a hanging victim. He briefly mentioned the encounter with a body at the start of the video, saying, "That was weird". Paul released an apologetic statement last night, but that only made things worse since it came across as tone-deaf and insufficient for a lot of people.
Logan and his brother Jake Paul grew to fame and notoriety for their boisterous personalities on the micro-video site Vine before moving to YouTube, where they enjoy a subscriber base in the tens of millions - many of whom are pre-teen or teenaged girls. "For my fans who are defending my actions, please don't - they do not deserve to be defended".
"I'm often reminded of how big a reach I have & with great power comes great responsibility", Paul wrote in the apology, while adding that he did not post the view for views, because "I get views".
Grayson Dolan, a teenaged social media star with 5.1 million Twitter followers, said Paul should simply have known better. In the posted video, the face of the person who appeared to have taken his or her own life is blurred.
In his latest statement, USA star Paul said: "I've made a severe and continuous lapse in my judgement and I don't expect to be forgiven, I'm simply here to apologise". The goal with my content is always to entertain, to push the boundaries and to be all-inclusive. In an intro to the video - titled "We saw a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest" - Paul says: "this is not clickbait". "I don't expect to be forgiven".
"I want to apologise to anyone who has seen the video".
"I'm disappointed in myself, and I promise to be better". Three strikes will result in a channel being removed entirely from the platform.
"What, you never stand next to a dead guy", Paul relplies.
Paul posted a more sanguine video on YouTube on Monday, showing him romping through a Tokyo park, talking about his apparel brand, visiting gadget stores and running around city streets wearing a Pokemon outfit.
Paul was mostly known for his slapstick style of comedy, sharing footage of himself doing stunts, telling jokes, and playing pranks.
"If a video is graphic, it can only remain on the site when supported by appropriate educational or documentary information and in some cases it will be age-gated".
"We partner with safety groups such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to provide educational resources that are incorporated in our YouTube Safety Centre". You're not raising awareness. You don't deserve the success (views) you have. You disgust me. I can't believe that so many young people look up to you. I pray to God you never have to experience anything like that man did.
But with the vote held the day after Christmas, some national and worldwide observers warned that turnout may have been affected. The National Elections Commission said that with 98.1% of ballots counted, Mr Weah had won 61.5% of the vote.
Construction of the Jerusalem Convention Center station of the future Jerusalem-Tel Aviv express train, December 20, 2015. The United States and Israel mustered seven other countries to their side to vote no to the UN resolution.
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And as a post by NASA on the "supermoon trilogy" explains , the January 31 supermoon will be definitely worth taking a look at. Then, the moon will be just 223,068 miles from Earth, compared to its average distance of 238,855 miles.
Giants cornerback Eli Apple waits for play to resume during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 26, 2017. Apple said the next day that he had not spoken to Collins about anything. "Landon? No", Apple said.
According to the Albany Times-Union , police were called to the home at 158 2nd Avenue about 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday. A local pastor told Times Union the 36-year-old also has an older son who was not home at the time.
The reason as to why or how the bus - used for public transport - came off the road is still being investigated by detectives. Monday was a working day in Russian Federation because Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on January 7, according to Reuters .
Scott Fricker yelled at the boyfriend to get out of the house and to never return, Kuhn said the detective told her. But on Friday at 5am, she and her husband went to their daughter's room after hearing a noise and found him inside.
'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue
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Iowa State holds on for win over Memphis in Liberty Bowl
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Penn State vs. Washington
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SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds
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Woman dies in pit bull attack
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