Day: July 6, 2020

David Dobrik feels ‘ashamed and embarrassed’ after backlash over insensitive videos

In a blanket apology, David Dobrik admits he felt “ashamed and embarrassed” over resurfaced clips where he was caught making racially-insensitive jokes. He addressed the matter during the podcast “VIEWS with David Dobrik and Jason Nash,” in the middle of “Karmageddon.” Resurfaced videos Several video clips of the popular YouTuber resurfaced on the internet, particularly …

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Pewdiepie believes online cancel culture is “ridiculous”

Is cancel culture good or bad? This debate has been continuing on across many online communities. For one, it exposes notorious influencers for their distasteful racism, pedophilic tendencies, among others. However, it seems like a tricky bridge for many online personalities to cross. One wrong strike and you’re out. That’s many years of hard work …

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Nintendo Direct’s format could evolve in the future

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa confirms the format for Nintendo Direct could evolve in the future. There has been plenty of online discussions about the format after the video game giant pushed back the June Direct schedule. Possible change Furukawa told company shareholders that the Direct format might change, although Nintendo Directs are of course a …

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Pioneer Jenna Marbles quits YouTube over resurfaced controversial videos

Pioneer YouTube star Jenna Marbles announced her decision to quit her channel over resurfaced controversial videos. Apology video Her most recent upload was an apology video where she asked for forgiveness over “shameful” content she has made in the past– some of which included some racist content. https://youtu.be/Yz3mQhuMACs She referred to a video dated back …

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