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(02-14-2017, 01:14 AM)
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"Her" is a typo
https://www.wsj.com/articles/disney-...sts-1487034533

He was under Maker Studios which is a Disney content network

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”

Sever ties with this thread if old

MOD EDIT for context:

WSJ video report about this article showing clips of the videos mentioned in the article: http://www.wsj.com/video/disney-cuts...F1E1ABEA9.html

Last edited by MHWilliams; 02-14-2017 at 02:59 AM.
Greatest Ever
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(02-14-2017, 01:14 AM)
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Why even do this at all
CalamityPixel
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(02-14-2017, 01:15 AM)
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How could she do this?

His stuff is out of line for Disney
xxracerxx
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(02-14-2017, 01:15 AM)
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Deserved, fuck doing shit like that "as a joke."
Corpekata
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(02-14-2017, 01:15 AM)
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Since the article is login/paywalled, what were their ties in the first place?
23qwerty
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(02-14-2017, 01:15 AM)
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his apology was "I didn't think they would actually do it" (re: the video)
lol 🙄
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(02-14-2017, 01:16 AM)
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womp womp
jon bones
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(02-14-2017, 01:16 AM)
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isn't this that famous guy that kids watch on youtube all the time?

had no idea he was a nazi, what a piece of shit
bahamut zero
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(02-14-2017, 01:16 AM)
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Wait, what? "Her"? When did he come out?
JJH
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(02-14-2017, 01:16 AM)
What ties does Disney have with pewdiepie anyway?
metalslimer
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(02-14-2017, 01:16 AM)
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Wink wink to his alt right watchers
Garrett Hawke
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(02-14-2017, 01:16 AM)
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her
higemaru
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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Was this some bizarre Tom Green/Eric Andre bit gone wrong? I'd read the article but WSJ has a paywall.
bigmac996
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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Yeah this was really in poor taste, even though he clearly didn't have any bad intentions. Bad joke is all.
Adam_Roman
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by JJH

What ties does Disney have with pewdiepie anyway?

Disney owns Maker, who owns Polaris, who is his multi-channel network I assume.
KeyBladerXIII
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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Is Markiplier the only big youtuber who isn't a piece of shit? Oh and the Grumps.
robotrock
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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good

Originally Posted by KeyBladerXIII

Is Markiplier the only big youtuber who isn't a piece of shit? Oh and the Grumps.

you know about the jontron stuff right?
ffdgh
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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She should have seen that coming. But seriously, what ties do those 2 have?
Edit: That was fast.
flaxknuckles
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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Why would you even make a joke like this when kids make up a huge percentage of your fanbase?
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How does the sun burn?
Food for thought.
(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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Very good.
Frozenprince
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(02-14-2017, 01:17 AM)
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He threw away literally millions of dollars for this stupid as shit "prank". Well done.
Hattori
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(02-14-2017, 01:18 AM)
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I'm shocked
XenodudeX
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(02-14-2017, 01:18 AM)
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killroy87
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(02-14-2017, 01:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by jon bones

isn't this that famous guy that kids watch on youtube all the time?

had no idea he was a nazi, what a piece of shit

Lol yeah, he's "that guy". The one you may have heard of in passing, with 50+ million subscribers.
CO_Andy
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(02-14-2017, 01:18 AM)
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this thread is confusing on many levels
Darryl M R
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(02-14-2017, 01:18 AM)
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I'm a fan of his new humor where he seems genuine and open to have more dark humor. This isn't dark humor though.

His actions were incredibly stupid and he deserves to lose brand partnerships. I think about the young children that will watch his videos and think saying "death to Jews" is funny or a joke. You have high schoolers in Texas saying "hail Hitler" as a "joke" as well.

We are passed the point where YouTubers can argue that they do not have a moral and corporate responsibility to not spread bigotry through the means of "jokes" and "pranks".
SeanC
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(02-14-2017, 01:18 AM)
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#soedgy
red720
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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EDIT: removed awkward joke about Walt Disney being antisemitic
Dynamite Shikoku
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Pronoun fail
Ninja Scooter
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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It's a prank bro
Adam_Roman
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by KeyBladerXIII

Is Markiplier the only big youtuber who isn't a piece of shit? Oh and the Grumps.

Markiplier pushed his old editors to the point of quitting by forcing them to do too much in a day and complaining about the quality of their work, then they left and started working for the Game Grumps.
xxracerxx
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Darryl M R

I'm a fan of his new humor where he seems genuine.

His actions were incredibly stupid and he deserves to lose brand partnerships. I think about the young children that will watch his videos and think saying "death to Jews" is funny or a joke. You have high schoolers in Texas saying "hail Hitler" as a "joke" as well.

We are passed the point where YouTubers can argue that they do not have a moral and corporate responsibility to not spread bigotry through the means of "jokes" and "pranks".

But this is his new humor, right? I mean this happened recently.
Damn Silly
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Corpekata

Since the article is login/paywalled, what were their ties in the first place?

Originally Posted by JJH

What ties does Disney have with pewdiepie anyway?

IIRC, they own Maker Studios, a multi-channel network that he's part of.
Chie Satonaka
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by robotrock

good


you know about the jontron stuff right?

I don't. Please tell me more.
LightningXCE
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by robotrock

good


you know about the jontron stuff right?

Jontron isn't part of GG anymore, and that was probably part of the reason behind that move.
DNAbro
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(02-14-2017, 01:19 AM)
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Let it be known, being an asshole as a joke just makes you an asshole.
Kayo Police
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by XenodudeX

This.

Am I missing a Pewdiepie joke or something I dont watch her, but I always assumed she was a he.
Darryl M R
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by xxracerxx

But this is his new humor, right? I mean this happened recently.

New humor as in for him to be more dark and adult-like with his jokes. This isn't humorous. You can have a skit were you acknowledge the rise in populist behavior that led to Nazi Germany, which he has and I think are funny, but there is a line that was crossed when he paid two guys to hold up a sign saying "Death to Jews"
jon bones
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by killroy87

Lol yeah, he's "that guy". The one you may have heard of in passing, with 50+ million subscribers.

i'm in my 30s, if that helps you wrap your head around my lack of "youtube star" knowledge
Spauldingxx
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
The article you link to refers to him as a man, why are people saying she?
-shadow-
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
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Well never mind. It was edited already.

Guess I did miss something though.
Twilight Princess
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
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Ggez pewdidpie, u played urself
Tagyhag
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(02-14-2017, 01:20 AM)
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What ties does he have with Disney? All I know is that he was given special park privileges when he went to Disneyland/California Adventure.

Originally Posted by flaxknuckles

Why would you even make a joke like this when kids make up a huge percentage of your fanbase?

I don't think most of them realize just how many kids watch them, either way he seems to be trying to have more "adult-oriented" videos so he probably assumed nothing bad would happen.

But yeah, suuuuch a stupid move on his part.
Frozenprince
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(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Darryl M R

I'm a fan of his new humor where he seems genuine and open to have more dark humor. This isn't dark humor though.

His actions were incredibly stupid and he deserves to lose brand partnerships. I think about the young children that will watch his videos and think saying "death to Jews" is funny or a joke. You have high schoolers in Texas saying "hail Hitler" as a "joke" as well.

We are passed the point where YouTubers can argue that they do not have a moral and corporate responsibility to not spread bigotry through the means of "jokes" and "pranks".

Yep, they are pop culture icons now. They have a responsibility to be role models or at the very least, not be idiots who do shit like this, just like any other people that kids might look up too or enjoy on a regular basis.
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Either. That shit that make your soul burn slow, or not.
(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)
So is the honeymoon over?
jacob armitage
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(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by jon bones

isn't this that famous guy that kids watch on youtube all the time?

had no idea he was a nazi, what a piece of shit

I don't think he is, just an extremely poor joke gone too far.
Garrett Hawke
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(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chie Satonaka

I don't. Please tell me more.

you're in for a ride http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthre...1337252&page=1
ctfg23
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(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Spauldingxx

The article you link to refers to him as a man, why are people saying she?

Typo in thread title, I'm assuming
MegaManTrigger
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(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by Darryl M R

I'm a fan of his new humor where he seems genuine.

His actions were incredibly stupid and he deserves to lose brand partnerships. I think about the young children that will watch his videos and think saying "death to Jews" is funny or a joke. You have high schoolers in Texas saying "hail Hitler" as a "joke" as well.

We are passed the point where YouTubers can argue that they do not have a moral and corporate responsibility to not spread bigotry through the means of "jokes" and "pranks".

Just like kids in Toronto who say "allahu akbar" or make jokes about Islam simply because of all the nonsense out there in the public with regards to Muslims. It's aggravating, stupid, and asinine. I really can't understand why that's considered "humourous" along with the Hitler stuff you mentioned (which I also hear over here).
The Salt Life
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(02-14-2017, 01:21 AM)

Originally Posted by Kayo Police

This.

Am I missing a Pewdiepie joke or something I dont watch her, but I always assumed she was a he.

It was a typo

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