Logan Paul ain't going to be earning a single $ more after YouTube gives him the axe

News 11/01/2018

YouTube has announced it is removing disgraced vlogger Logan Paul's channels from Google Preferred, which had provided him with a substantial income.

The 22-year-old caused outrage recently by uploading a video he and friends had produced of them giggling and making jokes beside the body of a man who had taken his own life.

Paul issued two apologies over the video, although their sincerity was doubted by many and his responses were criticised just as harshly as the footage itself.

YouTube also came under fire for allowing the video to be published, then not taking it down and again for its own response to the controversy.

Now the company has announced it is taking action against Paul as the backlash continues, removing him from a comedy series as well as Google Preferred.

"In light of recent events, we have decided to remove Logan Paul's channels from Google Preferred," a YouTube spokesperson said in a statement.

"Additionally, we will not feature Logan in season four of Foursome and his new originals are on hold."

Paul's channels have a combined total of more than 15 million subscribers.

In addition to the video he posted of the corpse in the notorious 'suicide forest' of Aokigahara, other videos he published in Japan were criticised for being culturally insensitive and purposefully annoying locals.

YouTube has also posted an open letter to its viewers, which suggests further punishment of Paul may be carried out.

Source: Newshub