Why YouTube King Logan Paul Becomes The Most Hated Man On The Planet?

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By MDN digital - SEO Team
October 3, 2019

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Do you know of Logan Paul?

Well, Logan Paul is the king of all Youtubers. He is the first Youtuber who made his first 150,000 followers way back then. He became famous to the point that his combined social media followers have reached to over 45 million...a success no one does in the history of Youtube a few years back.

But what made him suddenly the most hated man on the planet in 2018? Well, it was just on some of his Youtube posting that changed all his fame all over planet Earth. Only one mistake that changed the course of history for Logan Paul.

I am a loyal fun of Logan Paul and I was so sorry this thing happened to him while at the peak of his career on social media. Logal Paul is a YouTube sensation that was intoxicated by his fame - until he realizes his postings have become over-board that he doesn't care other feelings anymore.

Watch his full video below and learn how Paul tried very much to regain the thrust of his followers. Afterall, Logan Paul is just a human being bound to commit mistakes. But the good thing is Paul realizes his mistakes while still young.


2013–2015: Vine and YouTube beginnings

Paul rose to fame as a member on the Internet video sharing service Vine. In February 2014, he had over 3.1 million followers on various social media platforms. By April 2014 he had attained 105,000 Twitter followers, 361,000 Instagram followers, 31,000 likes on his Facebook page and about 150,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel. A YouTube compilation video of his Vine work garnered more than four million views the first week it was posted. In 2015 he was ranked as the 10th most influential figure on Vine, with his six-second videos earning him hundreds of thousands of dollars in advertising revenue. By that October, his Facebook videos alone had more than 300 million views.

"TheOfficialLoganPaul" is the YouTube account used by Paul to upload short films and comedy sketches. Paul also posts a daily vlog to "Logan Paul Vlogs", uploading every day from September 12, 2016, to January 1, 2018. While his first channel has a following of 4.36 million,[15] his vlog channel surpassed it with a following of 15.7 million as of January 10, 2018.

2015–2016: television roles, YouTube Red series, and Airplane Mode


In early 2015, Paul appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also appeared on the Fox TV series Weird Loners, where he appeared in the role of the Paul Twins. He starred in two episodes of the Freeform series Stitchers. In 2016, Paul starred in the YouTube Red movie The Thinning opposite Peyton List. In early 2016, Paul trained with drama coaches and the comedy troupes The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade.

Paul wrote the screenplay for an adult comedy, Airplane Mode, which has been described as "American Pie for Gen Z", and by Paul himself as "Expendables with Internet stars."[4][18] The film has yet be to released. Paul was also involved in a number of advertising campaigns, including for Hanes, PepsiCo, and HBO. In 2016, Comcast purchased a short form digital TV series from Paul called Logan Paul VS.

2017–2018: Baywatch, YouTube Ad-Revenue suspension, Legal issues, Suicide Forest and various other controversies

In February 2017, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson released on his own YouTube channel "Logan Paul has been cut from, like, all of The Rock's movies", a video starring himself and Paul, in which Johnson informs Paul that he has been cut from all of Johnson's films, and consoles Paul by making him the "ambassador" to his upcoming Baywatch feature film.[20] That April, Johnson and Paul reunited for "Logan Paul is, like, totally terrible at falling in love with Alexandra Daddario", the first part of a video sketch in which Paul tries to impress Johnson in order to win a part in the film, and falls in love with actress Alexandra Daddario in the process. It was later revealed in a deleted scene that Paul really was cut from the 2017 film Baywatch. He would have cameoed as Zane, who bullies Ronnie for taking his shirt off.

On November 23, 2017, Paul released his new single, "No Handlebars", a track based heavily around an interpolated sample of the song "Handlebars" by the American alternative hip hop group Flobots. The song was heavily criticized for its perceived sexual objectification of women, including a scene in its music video where Paul rides several women like a bicycle. Flobots frontman Jamie Laurie lambasted Paul for both the "sexist" lyrical content of the song and for unauthorized use of the sample, calling him the face of "douchebag entitlement." Laurie would later go on to release a track with lyrics deriding Paul, titled "Handle Your Bars". Paul did not respond to Laurie's comments nor the backlash towards "No Handlebars", however, he has since deleted the song from YouTube.

On December 31, 2017, Paul uploaded a vlog to his YouTube channel depicting the recently deceased corpse of a man who had committed suicide by hanging in Aokigahara at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan, known as the "suicide forest" due to its infamy as a suicide site. Initially intended to be part three of his "Tokyo Adventures" series, Paul and his group had planned to camp in the woods, but in response to finding the corpse, decided to notify the authorities and cancel their plans. The video gained 6.3 million views within 24 hours of being uploaded.[5] Logan was also criticized for other misbehavior he was captured taking part in during the trip, including climbing onto a moving forklift at the Tsukiji fish market, removing his clothing on a crowded street, then proceeding to 'fight' with one of the people he was travelling with, and throwing a giant Poké Ball at passing citizens, including an officer of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.

Paul's video depicting the corpse and his group's reactions to it was criticized by celebrities and politicians. In addition, Paul was accused by other members of the YouTube community of being insensitive to suicide victims. Several petitions were made to Change.org urging YouTube to delete Paul's channel, the largest of which received more than 500,000 signatures as of January 12, 2018.[28]

As a result of the backlash, Paul removed the video from his YouTube channel, following up with a written apology on Twitter on January 1, 2018. On January 2, 2018, a subsequent video apology was released to YouTube in which Paul describes his behavior as a "coping mechanism", asking his fans to stop defending his actions in the process. While acknowledging his actions as irresponsible, he denied that his intention was to mock the victim.

On January 9, YouTube issued a statement via their Twitter account condemning Paul's video. In the series of tweets they said, "It's taken us a long time to respond, but we've been listening to everything you've been saying. We know that the actions of one creator can affect the entire community, so we'll have more to share soon on steps we're taking to ensure a video like this is never circulated again."[33] On January 10, YouTube announced it was removing Paul's channels from Google Preferred, its preferred ad program, and New World Order, the sequel to his YouTube film The Thinning, was placed on hold,[34][35] with the airing of Logan Paul VS. being halted as well. Paul was also cut from season 4 of the YouTube Red series Foursome and the role of Alec Fixler was terminated.[36] On January 15, Paul was seen at LAX by reporters from TMZ. Paul said that he has learned a lot from his mistakes and believes he has been treated "fairly". When asked whether or not he deserves a second chance, Paul replied, "Everyone deserves second chances, bro."

On January 24, Paul uploaded his first video to the "Logan Paul Vlogs" channel since the apology video uploaded three weeks prior. In this video, Paul takes an in-depth look at suicide prevention, interviewing Golden Gate Bridge jumper Kevin Hines, musical activist Bob Forrest, and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline director John Draper. The video was met with mostly positive feedback and has a total of 30 million views as of March 2019.[39] In addition, Paul has donated $1 million to suicide prevention agencies, a quarter of which is going to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

On February 4, Paul officially returned to his daily vlogs on YouTube, after taking a month-long hiatus.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said on February 12 that Paul did not violate YouTube's three-strike policy and did not meet the criteria for being banned from the platform.

In wake of the controversy regarding the suicide video, Maverick Apparel, a brand for juniors and children, threatened Paul with legal action for giving his clothing line a similar name ("Maverick by Logan Paul"), believing shoppers are confusing their line with Paul's, resulting in a deep decline in sales.

On February 9, 2018, YouTube suspended all advertising on Paul's channels due to his "pattern of behavior", since he had recently joked about participating in the Tide Pod challenge, removed an ill fish from his pond to "jokingly give it CPR", and tasered two dead rats. The income stream estimated to be worth more than a million dollars a month was halted, though temporarily. During the suspension, Paul started to branch out his content, and tried streaming on Twitch.

2019–present: "Going Gay" controversy, Flat Earth documentary


In January 2019, Paul made a statement on his podcast Impaulsive, "What is it, male-only March?" said Paul, "We're gonna attempt to go gay for just one month." Paul has faced some criticism, with many people condemning Paul over his remarks, and he emphasized that being gay isn't a choice. The LGBT+ organization GLAAD responded to Paul's statement on Twitter, writing: "That's not how it works, Logan Paul." Paul would later respond to the criticism, mentioning that he used "very poor choice of words... [and it was his] fault". Then Paul asked GLAAD to "get together and talk about [the controversy] on [his] podcast" as a formal apology. He eventually released the apology, which was delayed because Paul was at the time, recovering from tonsillectomy.He later talked with LGBT+ activist Josh Seefried about the topic on-air.

In March 2019, Paul released what many have dubbed as a Flat Earth "mockumentary", in which a full-length documentary about the Flat Earth Theory. In the video, Paul interviewed many self-proclaimed "Flat Earthers", and did a speech at the 2018 Flat Earth International Conference, which took place in Denver, Colorado. Paul's "Documentary" would be better defined as a sketch-comedy.


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