PewDiePie's 'Death To All Jews' Video Stirs Up Controversy
12 January 2017, 12:30
This is not the first time Felix has courted controversy in 2017
Good grief. It's been a hell of a week for the worlds number one YouTuber. He kicked things off by using the N word in a video and now he's courted controversy yet again by releasing a video which includes people dancing around a sign that says 'Death To All Jews'.
In the video, Felix explains that he has found a service where you can pay to send a message to a couple of people in a jungle and then those people will dance around before unrolling a scroll with your message on it (hey, people gotta make a living somehow.) The message that PewDiePie chose to send? 'Death To All Jews'. Felix himself seems visibly shocked that the service actually used his message and at the end even begins to apologise.
The service that provides the scroll videos seems to have taken the brunt of the controversy, seeing as now, thanks to Felix's message, it is no longer available:
It should go without saying that there are people who are not happy about this (and, judging by the comments on the video there are also a few terrible people who are too happy about this). One of the groups of people that does not approve of this video's content is evidently YouTube itself:
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