Twitter Blasts YouTube Star Logan Paul After He Uploaded Video of Body From an Apparent Suicide


Internet personality Logan Paul is facing heavy backlash for a video he uploaded on his YouTube page over the weekend.

During his trip to Japan, he recorded a hike in the infamous “Suicide Forest,” an area near Mount Fuji that has a years-long reputation where people commit suicide. And while Paul and his posse were wandering through the forest, they discovered a body of a man who apparently hanged himself from a tree.

The roughly 15-minute long video captured their reaction as well as the aftermath after the police arrive, but throughout the ordeal, Paul was shown laughing and joking. (The video has since been deleted, but you can watch excerpts of it here.)

Paul has over 15 million Youtube subscribers.

On Monday night, Paul issued this apology on Twitter.

“This is a first for me. I’ve never faced criticism like this before, because I’ve never made a mistake like this before,” Paul stated. “I’m surrounded by good people and believe I make good decisions, but I’m still a human being. I can be wrong.”

And based on the reactions from Twitter, it appears Paul’s apology only made matters worse.

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