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YouTube Responds to Logan Paul's 'Suicide Forest' Video

YouTube Responds to Logan Paul's 'Suicide Forest' Video

YouTube has finally issued a response to Logan Paul‘s controversial YouTube video, which showed the body of a man who had committed suicide at Aokigahara forest outside Mt. Fuji in Japan.

“Many of you have been frustrated with our lack of communication recently. You’re right to be. You deserve to know what’s going on. Like many others, we were upset by the video that was shared last week. Suicide is not a joke, nor should it ever be a driving force for views,” YouTube said in a series of tweets, posted on Tuesday (January 9).

“The channel violated our community guidelines, we acted accordingly, and we are looking at further consequences. It’s taken us a long time to respond, but we’ve been listening to everything you’ve been saying. We know that the actions of one creator can affect the entire community, so we’ll have more to share soon on steps we’re taking to ensure a video like this is never circulated again,” the tweets read.

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  • J.K.

    There are thousands of fucked up shit posted on YouTube, even worse than his stupid ass’ video so I don’t see why YouTube has to “apologize” for this.

  • Casey C

    youtube didn’t ‘act accordingly’ LP took it down himself. YT did nothing

  • Ram

    that was the definition of a non-statement. youtube wants money. logan paul gets them money through his idiotic video bc other idiots love to watch. youtube wont remove him.

  • Ram

    go jerk off in your basement and spill it on your screen, 12yo virgin. then get a belt and lift yourself up.

  • j b

    Youtube are scum. Watch them still give Logan Paul the money from the views created by that video.

  • J.K.

    Done. Now what? I’m bored.

  • nicpace

    seriously? this article is about insensitivity towards suicide, yet you’re telling someone only to hang himself. Wow.