PewDiePie brands media 'insane' over anti-Semitism claims but admits he made a mistake in 'death to all Jews' video

PewDiePie apologized today for making anti-Semitic jokes that he now says “went too far” and which led to him losing major deals with Disney and YouTube. “I'm sorry for the words that I used as I know they offended people, and I admit that the joke itself went too far,” he says in a video, titled “My Response,” that he uploaded to YouTube this afternoon. But though PewDiePie spends about a minute of the 11-minute video on his apology, much of the rest of the video is spent blaming the media — in particular, The Wall Street Journal — with claims that his comments have been repeatedly taken out of context. “The reaction and the outrage has been nothing but insanity.” “They don't call it jokes. They call it posts,” he says. “I made a point... Continue reading…

PewDiePie brands media 'insane' over anti-Semitism claims but admits he made a mistake in 'death to all Jews' video

The 'mainstream media' is conspiring to attack YouTube stars, the site's biggest personality has suggested

Fri 17 Feb 17 from The Independent

PewDiePie dropped from YouTube's advertising platform after posting 'death to all Jews' videos

Google has also pulled the YouTube star's reality TV series

Tue 14 Feb 17 from The Independent

Disney dumps PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos: report

Disney has cut ties with YouTube's most watched blogger PewDiePie for posting several videos containing anti-Semitic remarks and Nazi references, the Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.

Tue 14 Feb 17 from Phys.org

PewDiePie defends YouTube videos where he paid people to shout 'death to all Jews'

The videos were an attempt to 'show how crazy the modern world is', the YouTuber said

Tue 14 Feb 17 from The Independent

Pewdiepie dropped by Disney over YouTube star's anti-Semitic videos

Swedish vlogger has 53 million subscribers and earned $15 million last year

Tue 14 Feb 17 from The Independent

Pewdiepie dropped by Disney over YouTube star's anti-Semitic videos, Tue 14 Feb 17 from The Independent

PewDiePie calls out media “attack” in response to Disney fallout

The media and PewDiePie keep calling each other out, and neither is totally wrong.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Arstechnica

PewDiePie publishes response to anti-Semitic claims

YouTube user Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known by his online personal PewDiePie, has published a video response to both Disney and YouTube parting ways with him over anti-Semitic content ...

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Techspot

Pewdiepie to the media: 'Nice try' and a middle finger - CNET

While apologizing and tearing up, the YouTube star also lashes out at the Wall Street Journal for its "personal attack" zeroing in on his anti-Semitic jokes.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from CNET

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