YouTube Cancels PewDiePie's Show; Anti-Semitic Clips The Reason?
"YouTube" cancels PewDiePie's second season show. This has been caused by some videos of PewDiePie that contain anti-Semitic clips. The cancellation also came hours after Disney cut the ties with the artist because of the same reason.
According to a report, "YouTube" canceled the second season of "Scare PewDiePie."This decision came after some of his videos contain anti-Semitic clips. One of the videos indicates men holding a sign that read "Death to All Jews." Aside from pulling the show from YouTube Red, it also has been taken away from the Google Preferred Ad Program. PewDiePie whose real name is Felix Kjellberg is well known for his videos. In fact, he already gained 50 million subscribers in 2016.
The decision from "YouTube" comes after Disney decided to cancel the deal with PewDiePie. They have made a deal with the vlogger through Maker Studios. It has been announced in June that the "Scare PewDiePie has been renewed for a second season but no premiere date has been set yet.
Kjellberg has mentioned that the videos were meant to be jokes. However "YouTube" already made a decision to cancel the shows moving forwards. Scare PewDiePie Season 1 is still available in Youtube Red with its 10 episodes.
Meanwhile, it is reported that the Scare PewDiePie on YouTube Red is at $10-a month premium subscription. This cancellation of his videos may affect on how much he earns. PewDiePie is known for his weird videos and has been hits ever since he began.
The latest videos that were said to contain anti-semitic clips were already taken out from the channel. PewDiePie also made a post on Tumblr that the videos indicated were not meant to be political. In fact, he was only showing on what extent people will do for the sake of money.
However, YouTube already decided and so has Disney.