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PewDiePie: YouTuber entangled in New Zealand shooter controversy



Months after Kjellberg posted the “Death to all Jews” video, he called another player a “f—ing n—–“ while playing the online game Playerunknown Battlegrounds in a live-stream.

Kjellberg quickly apologized, but people in the gaming community were still upset with him. Some developers tried to get him to remove videos of him playing their games.

“I am sick of this child getting more and more chances to make money off of what we make,” one developer, Sean Vanaman, said on Twitter. “I’d urge other developers and will be reaching out to folks much larger than us to cut him off from the content that has made him a millionaire.”

Weeks later, Kjellberg got into a feud with another gaming YouTuber, Natalia Mogollon, who goes by the name Alinity. He derided her as a “Twitch thot” and mocked her for her wardrobe choices.

“You’re just playing games with the shortest skirt ever, that’s our fault for looking at it in any sexual way, right?” Kjellberg said in a video. “I know you don’t portray yourself to be the smartest person, but I know you’re not that dumb to not be aware of what you’re doing … Showing your underwear on screen? That’s our fault, right?”

Mogollon told Motherboard that she’s frequently harassed on YouTube and Twitch for being a woman.

“It’s shifted from them [viewers] being perverts, to just straight up calling me a whore,” she said. “If this wasn’t my job this would have pushed me off the internet a very long time ago.”

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