Apologizing may not be enough for YouTube star Logan Paul, who is still being slammed for posting a video of what appeared to be a dead body in Japan’s “suicide forest.”
“How dare you! You disgust me,” “Breaking Bad” actor Aaron Paul tweeted to the vlogger Monday night. “I can’t believe that so many young people look up to you. So sad. Hopefully this latest video woke them up. You are pure trash. Plain and simple. Suicide is not a joke. Go rot in hell.”
“Game of Thrones” actress Sophie Turner wrote, “You’re an idiot. You’re not raising awareness. You’re mocking. I can’t believe how self-praising your “apology” is. You don’t deserve the success (views) you have. I pray to God you never have to experience anything like that man did.
He has since apologized — twice.
Meanwhile, Chrissy Teigen attempted to start a conversation about whether to attack people who make mistakes or forgive them.
She wrote on Tuesday, “Re: Logan Paul, something I always think about is when people make…ethical mistakes, as in, not-illegal, should we really be trying I ruin their lives and end their careers or accept the apology, personally make a choice to stop watching, and move on.”
“I’m not saying what he did wasn’t sick and stupid and his videos aren’t or haven’t been stupid,” she wrote later, clarifying her response to a fan. “I’m saying…a lot of you don’t know what it’s like to have a campaign to end your entire being.”
The video, which was posted on New Year’s Eve, shows the YouTuber and his pals in the Aokigahara forest laughing and giggling after finding an apparent dead body hanging from a tree.
On Tuesday, Logan Paul posted a second apology.
“I have made a severe and continuous lapse in my judgment and I don’t expect to be forgiven. I am simply here to apologize,” he says in a video. “I should have never posted the video.”
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