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Jake Paul Falsely Claims COVID-19 Is 'A Hoax' & '98% of News Is Fake'

Jake Paul is making it clear that he is unbothered by the pandemic.

The 23-year-old YouTuber was confronted in an interview with the Daily Beast for throwing maskless parties over the summer amid the coronavirus crisis, which has resulted in over 260,000 deaths in the United States thus far.

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“Yeah, I mean… it’s time for us to open up. Obviously it’s a controversial subject, but it’s time for our nation to open up and go back to normal,” he said of his position on the issue.

“A hundred percent. There are people losing jobs, there are small businesses who are going bankrupt, there are millions of people who are unemployed right now, people are turning to alcohol and drugs to cope with everything that’s going on. This is the most detrimental thing to our society. COVID cases are at less than 1 percent, and I think the disease is a hoax,” he went on to say.

When told that 260,000 people died this year, he said “Ugh. Yeah, and so has the flu.”

He was then corrected and told only a fraction of people died of the flu, which also has a vaccine.

“OK…don’t we have a vaccine for COVID?” he asked, before learning that a vaccine is not available yet.

“I don’t have to elaborate,” he went on to say of his stance.

“I don’t think we do know who the health professionals are. People like yourself, or people who go on Twitter and read articles all day, you know, 98 percent of news is fake, so how do we know what’s actually real, and what we’re actually supposed to do? I see people on Twitter complaining and being all upset, and saying this person knows this or that, but no one actually knows what to believe. Medical professionals have also said that masks do absolutely nothing to prevent the spread of coronavirus,” he went on to claim.

“I’m not saying it’s true or not! I’m not saying it’s true or not, and I’m not here to have a debate with you about it, I’m just telling you what I’ve been told. So, how do we know what information we’re supposed to believe or not? I think the problem with this call is, you’re trying to make everything black or white, when in 2020 everything is very gray. But you’re a reporter, and you want clickbait, and you want answers, so you want everything to be black or white, when in fact it’s not that, so that’s where you need to open up your mind, as someone who controls media, and influences a lot of what people read and say and breathe and do.”

Jake Paul trended earlier in the month with his claims about his influence as well.

YouTube Cancels YouTube Rewind for 2020 - Find Out Why

YouTube is cancelling a tradition this year.

The video platform made an announcement on social media on Wednesday (November 12).

“Since 2010, we’ve ended the year with Rewind: a look back at the year’s most impactful creators, videos, and trends. Whether you love it-or only remember 2018-Rewind was always meant to be a celebration of you,” they wrote.

“But 2020 has been different. And it doesn’t feel right to carry on as if it weren’t. So, we’re taking a break from Rewind this year. We know that so much of the good that did happen in 2020 was created by all of you. You’ve found ways to lift people up, help them cope, and make them laugh. You made a hard year genuinely better. Thank you for making a difference.”

The YouTube Rewind was both a celebratory event, and one that received much mockery in recent years. In fact, the videos set records for being the most disliked of all time. Check out the 2019 rewind, as well the infamously panned 2018 version.

Jeffree Star Reacts to Blood Money Palette Reveal Criticism

Jeffree Star is responding to backlash and criticism.

The 34-year-old YouTuber and Jeffree Star Cosmetics entrepreneur posted a video on Tuesday (November 10) called “I’m Really Scared to Admit This” after the launch of his Blood Money palette.

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During the video, Jeffree shared that he was having “a horrific day” when he filmed the reveal of the new palette.

“When I saw that, I was like oh, the reveal has to be even crazier. It really does. So I tried a bunch of new things. A lot of it did not work, and it rubbed you guys the wrong way. It was really hard to sleep last night, I was feeling so sick to my stomach,” he said.

He then responded to some of the comments, explaining that he was most hurt “getting their feedback that they were really disappointed that I came off like I was in a QVC world, that it wasn’t personal,” he went on to say.

“I never want you guys to think that it’s not genuine…I was almost scared to admit that, but I always want to be authentic.”

Check out the palette reveal that caused controversy.

His brand also recently got hit with a lawsuit.

NikkieTutorials Provides Feminizing Makeup Hacks After Coming Out as Transgender

NikkieTutorials is showcasing some of her tips and tricks that are very personal.

The 26-year-old beauty YouTube guru, who came out as a transgender woman at the beginning of 2020, posted a Feminizing Makeup Hacks tutorial on Sunday (November 8).

“For the longest time, I wasn’t ready,” she admitted in the video.

“I’m finally ready to sit down and tell you techniques and ways to make your face more feminine,” she went on to say before adding a “huge” disclaimer.

“I think it is disgusting that we live in a world where only if you look cis, where you look like a biological woman, you get to pass as a trans person – that is unacceptable, and I’m still fighting for that every single day. But this video isn’t for society. This video isn’t to please others. This is a video for anybody out there to find new techniques to alter your look. At the end of the day, that’s what makeup is for.”

She recently teamed up with Selena Gomez for a major collab – watch!

Watch her techniques…

Jeffree Star Debuts 'Blood Money' Palette Amid Controversy

Jeffree Star is pushing forward with his business with a new collection following news of a lawsuit earlier in the month.

The 34-year-old Jeffree Star Cosmetics mogul unveiled the green-themed Blood Money palette on Saturday (November 7), which quickly shot to the Top 10 of YouTube’s Trending, remaining there for at least a full day.

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“HEY EVERYONE! Welcome BACK to my channel!! Today I’m revealing the brand new Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blood Money collection! It was finally time to do an ALL green palette and the fantasy is here… Introducing an 18 pan custom mint trunk with gold hardware. We have all new THE GLOSS shades, a new Mini Velour Liquid Lipstick bundle, and a NEW PRODUCT… the first ever Jeffree Star EYELINERS!!!!!! EVERYTHING LAUNCHES ON NOV. 13TH @ 10AM PST!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Watch the entire video for swatches, packaging and the FULL tea!” he wrote.

At the end of October, Jeffree Star also got into drama with former basketball player flame Andre Marhold.

Tracy Chapman Performs on TV for the First Time in Five Years

Tracy Chapman is making a rare return to television.

The legendary singer-songwriter appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Monday night (November 2), one day ahead of Election Day (November 3).

During the appearance, she performed “Talkin’ Bout a Revolution” from her self-titled 1988 debut album, marking the first time she performed on TV since she was on The Late Show With David Letterman in 2015.

“This is the most important election of our lifetime. It is imperative that everyone vote to restore our democracy,” Tracy said in a statement.

“I’ve always thought Tracy Chapman’s music skips your ears and goes straight to your heart. I’m so honored and excited to have her on the show. She’s living proof you can be a great artist while also speaking out for what you believe in,” Seth added.

Here are the celebrities who have endorsed Joe Biden, and here are the celebrities who have endorsed Donald Trump.

Here’s where to find a polling place in your location.

'Baby Shark' Dethrones 'Despacito' To Become Most Watched Video on YouTube

YouTube has a new #1 video of all time!

The online video platform revealed that “Baby Shark” has just become the most viewed video ever on YouTube.

First uploaded in 2016, the video has now reached over seven billion views and dethroned “Despacito” by Justin Bieber, Luis Fonsi, and Daddy Yankee.

Baby Shark became a smash hit on the YouTube and went viral in Southeast Asia before becoming a global phenomenon, which then kicked off a string of merchandise, a your, a preschool animated series, and parents unknowingly singing it around their homes.

Earlier this year, Cameron Diaz admitted that she was one of those parents.

Ahead of the animated series on Nickelodeon, the network will also have a holiday special airing in December.