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YouTube star Logan Paul steps away from posting after outcry

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By MARK KENNEDY

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I wonder how he’d feel if somebody posted a video about someone he cared about in their final moments?

the guy is the lowest of the low in my book.

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"YouTube star . . . "

Never got beyond this.

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Youtube is a business for many people. They are paid based on the number of views. How many times have we all watched reporters showing bombs going off in some other country likely killing people. We've also all watched rubble from destroyed buildings, likely holding many dead people. Did you look at the 2 NYC towers as they collapsed killing thousands of people?

He was visiting a forest in a different country with very different social norms. He believed that the person was already dead, took a video, and posted the video to get more views for his "business."

Nobody made anyone click. Tasteful or not, that is purely a decision for Google/Youtube. Whether to watch or not is a decision for each individual, as is voicing opinions about the content and poster.

-6 ( +2 / -8 )

anything for attention...

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"YouTube star" Never got beyond this.

You underestimate YouTube stars, who can make much more than traditional television personalities. In fact the only thing that puts TV personalities "above" YouTubers is that they have been selected by an inside group of producers and directors. Meanwhile, YouTubers are selected by the audience and all viewers, and often make more money. So, there's that.

Meanwhile, while this guy is an idiot of sorts, because he is a grown man with a child's mind, he represents an unfortunately large demographic. He may well be back. If not, there are many other man-children to replace him.

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I don’t see too much wrong with what he did. Does anyone know how he presented this supposed dead body? Was it in a comical or disrespectful manner, etc.? If so, then yeah that’s bad

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

Did anyone else notice that big media networks DID NOT broadcast this story? Reason, So he wouldn't get more clicks!

Why is JT running this story and giving this clown more exposure? I think it is nearly on par with his deed and sickening that JT is siphoning clicks off this "story"!

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Bye Felicia.

Hope he stays away. Suicide is not a tourist attraction!

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The revenge of the untalented best describes so many modern famous personalities. From Paris Hilton, the Kardashians to the Paul guy who desecrated the solemnity and sacredness of a dead man’s decaying body these modern hollow people have hoodwinked the masses and made hundreds of millions of dollars while laughing all the way driving their Bentleys to the Mitsubishi Bank.

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I really dislike this guy, but after seeing the video in question, I think he is being treated unfairly. Which I guess is OK, since he was unfairly rich and famous to begin with.

He acted liked a shocked 12 year old. Inappropriate, but not mocking that I could see. He went to the forest for the haunted aspect (as 12-year-olds do), and reacted as 12 year olds might when they see something they weren't prepared for.

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Youtube star? My dad doesn’t even know what youtube is.

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I think this person is overrated. Simply ignore him and he will go away.

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None of my friends knew of Logan Paul. His recent apology needs to be put in the context of the unmentioned purpose of his YouTube channel. This article explains why his apology should be discounted. It contains a compilation of his recorded antics in Japan. I could only watch 1:15. Good luck.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/logan-paul-japan-offensive-vlogs_us_5a4fdb72e4b01e1a4b14fbc9

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YouTube star?

Wouldn't that be any moron with a video recording device AND a desperate need for attention? Are they supposed to be important?

I didn't need to hear from/see Logan Paul before this incident, and I see no reason to hear from/ see Logan Paul in the future.

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Wouldn't that be any moron with a video recording device AND a desperate need for attention?

No. Only those who actually become stars.

Are they supposed to be important?

Are any stars?

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