Logan Paul Apologized For His Video Of A Suicide Victim—And Twitter Went In

"You are pure trash."

If you looked at Twitter—or even any news outlet today—you probably saw the story of the popular YouTuber Logan Paul posting a video of a suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, nicknamed “Suicide Forest.”

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The backlash has been swift and severe. Paul removed the video, and has apologized twice, but people on Twitter—including celebrities like Aaron Paul and Jefree Starr—are not having it, even calling for YouTube to remove his channel.

Scroll through below to see some of the most vicious responses from celebrities on Twitter:

This is just the latest piece of bad press for YouTube. Earlier this year the streaming service was under fire for censoring LGBT content when users switched on YouTube’s Restricted Mode, an optional filter used to block “potentially objectionable content.”

Now YouTube has said very little about Paul’s controversial video, except for a short official statement that does not go far enough for those who think the site should be harsher on its star.

What are your thoughts on the Paul controversy?

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