Logan Paul Uses Taser on Dead Animals, YouTube Suspends Ads

Just four days ago, Logan Paul returned from hiatus with more followers than he had before his shameful “suicide forest” controversy, in which he filmed and mocked a suicide victim.

A million new followers does not amount to a lesson learned. And Logan Paul just filmed himself doing something else awful and disturbing.

This time, YouTube has taken action by suspending all advertising from his channel.

Towards the end of Logan Paul’s video in which he announced his return to vlogging, he bragged about his increase in followers:

“I know for a fact everything I do from this point on will get criticism, it will get backlash, because I’m a very polarizing dude. You either love me, or you hate me.”

He forgot to mention that some people are blissfully unaware of his existence.

“So internet, please, use me, bro. Crucify me, vilify me, and I can promise you one thing, guys. I’m not going anywhere. I’m going to be here for a minute.”

That is:

One, not the first time that he’s referred to criticism of his unconscionable behavior and compared it to the literal crucifixion of Jesus.

Two, straight out of the monologue of an insufferable anime villain.

For reasons that we cannot begin to fathom — because surely, even if he wanted controversy, he should have known to wait a couple of weeks — Logan Paul filmed himself tasering a dead rat.

He shows himself finding a couple of dead rats on his porch.

(Which is obviously massively suspicious; how many mansions have dead rats show up? We don’t see neighborhood cats leaving them as gifts)

He then repeatedly tasered one of the dead bodies. It’s always reassuring to see a privileged man taking out his violent impulses on dead animals. That’s one of the signs of a healthy mind, right?

So, obviously, it’s in poor taste and is massively inappropriate.

The fact that this is right on the heels of his video in Japan’s infamous “Suicide Forest” makes things even worse.

After that first dreadful video in Japan, which was culturally insensitive and also just, like, objectively insensitive, Logan Paul faced consequences from YouTube.

They reduced his cut of advertising revenues.

Now, however, YouTube has taken things a step further by cutting off all of Logan Paul’s advertising.

Being an obnoxious little s–t on camera while also being super handsome is how Logan Paul made his millions.

Alot of that is merchandising, but he made seven figures in 2017 from advertising revenue alone.

YouTube released a statement explaining why they had taken the drastic step of this suspension:

“This is not a decision we made lightly.”

Of course not. Logan Paul is a huge source of revenue for the streaming platform.

Suspending his ads hurts them, too. Imagine if NBC stopped airing ads on This Is Us?

(But also imagine if Kevin Hartley were an insufferable little fame monster instead of the talented, handsome actor that he is)

“We believe he has exhibited a pattern of behavior in his videos that makes his channel not only unsuitable for advertisers, but also potentially damaging to the broader creator community.”

YouTube is right to be concerned about a ripple effect. If YouTube stars get a bad reputation (well, a worse reputation), parents might start limiting access to YouTube rather than taking a close look at who is just giving a makeup tutorial versus who is ruining lives for fun and money.

Logan Paul was YouTube’s darling son, and now he’s hurting the brand so much that even his massive number of subscribers aren’t worth it.

This suspension is temporary, however, and it looks like YouTube is hoping that he will mellow out.

Unfortunately, when you reward a terrible young man’s behavior with fabulous wealth, it doesn’t exactly discourage him from being obnoxious.

Is Logan Paul even capable of learning his lesson now? He’s not a child, folks.

Or will he return after this suspension ends with some new terrible stunt to feed his martyrdom complex?


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Justin Bieber to Fans: Stop Acting Like Animals!

Justin Bieber is at it again.

He’s taking his shirt off again on Instagram?

He’s sticking it to Kourtney Kardashian (where it counts!) again in bed?

He’s attacking members of the paparazzi for snapping photo?

Okay, good point. We need to be more specific here.

In this case, Justin Bieber is once again treating his fans like crap, making fun of them and mocking them simply because they are excited to be in his presence.

Heck, those descriptions may be too kind to Bieber.

He’s really trashing them in the clip below.

Filmed by a fan in Australia, where Bieber is currently on tour, the following footage features Justin addressing a loud group of supporters who surrounded him while he tried to eat a meal in peace in between concerts.

“The more you guys scream and act like animals, the less we can have a conversation,” Bieber condescends to his followers.

Just days prior to this incident, Bieber told a girl who asked for his autograph that she made him “sick.”

This has become a very strange, disturbing and unfortunate pattern for Justin Bieber.

In October, the artist blasted his own concert goes for dating to yell in support and excitement.

“Can you guys do me a favor? Can you guys just relax for about two seconds?” Bieber asked at the time, going on to put his fans in their place as follows:

“I get it, I get it, but I’m like two feet away from you. And I can hear you. I appreciate all the love, it’s amazing, but can you show it in a different way? Screaming is just so obnoxious…

“I don’t feel like I’m being heard sometimes, and it gets a little frustrating. When I’m speaking, can you guys not scream at the top of your lungs?”

A couple days later, Bieber dressed down another crowd, telling them he was “just trying to engage,” but if they kept being so loud, he’d stop talking and “just play the music.”

And then a couple days after this incident, a frustrated Bieber stormed off stage due to the enthusiasm of his audience:

Finally, after continually showing such little respect for the people who have made him rich and famous, Bieber posted a lengthy message on Twitter toward the end of last October.

“I simply feel like, if I didn’t use this platform to say how I truly feel, and if I didn’t use this platform to be the man that I know I am, and speak from what’s in my heart, then I’m doing myself injustice, and I’m not doing anybody in this audience any justice,” the singer rambled.

He continued:

“There’s going to be times where I say the wrong thing, because I’m human. But I don’t pretend to be perfect and I hope to God that, you know, I don’t say the right thing all the time because if that was the case then I’d be a robot, and I’m just, I’m not a robot.

“There’s times when I get upset … times when I get angry, there’s times when I’m going to be myself on this stage…

“All I was simply doing was wanting people to listen; to kind of hear me out a little bit. Certain people … certain cities aren’t going to want to hear me out, and you know, sometimes it’s my job to just say, ‘hey, I’m not going to try to force anything.’

“I just appreciate you guys tonight, listening to me and understand, and rocking with me. You guys are truly amazing.”

Look, JB.

We get it: it must be very annoying to feel like you are a piece of meat at times; to be gawked at and yelled at and maybe not really listened to as a human being.

But one way to solve this problem would be to post fewer shirtless photos of yourself.

Another way to solve this problem would be to gain some perspective.

All celebrities must trade some privacy for a lot of wealth. You get to live your dream of working as a very successful recording artist and, in exchange, you must eat lunch while sort of being treated like a museum display.

Case in point:

So either do not go out to eat so often, or embrace your celebrity.

You can’t have it both ways.

You’re only rich and famous because of these same people that you now see as “animals.”

If you need a break from the spotlight, go ahead and take it.

Otherwise, shut up, apologize to your fans and realize that you have it pretty darn awesome overall.