posted by Liam Dryden

SO MANY THOUGHT PIECES

Goddammit. So a lot of you called it, we kind of suspected it; but it really happened. After reaching that long-awaited milestone of 50 million subscribers, Pewdiepie deleted his channel. We counted down. We streamed it on Facebook. But little did we know that the announcement video was already out; and the deed had been done.

Pewdiepie deleted his second channel “Jacksepticeye2” and we’re all so mad.

There are going to be a lot of angry journalists tomorrow.

Pewds’ news reached the mainstream media in a ridiculous wave of hype; He was branded as “whiny” by brands who don’t get the genuine issues YouTube is facing; trolls everywhere screamed “Good, get a real job“; and people took his “YouTube are attacking me because I’m white” tirade very seriously. But in the end, it was Felix who had the last laugh on all of us – and honestly, we’re a little proud.

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Well played, Pewds. Congrats on the milestone. <3


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