connectVideoYouTube star Logan Paul struck about ‘suicide forest’ video
Paul Logan is under fire yet again.
A year after the YouTube personality faced a wave of criticism for posting a video that showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara forest — Paul made a controversial remark about his 2019 New Year’s resolutions, what an immediate response from the fans.
During an episode of his “Impaulsive” podcast on Wednesday, the 23-year-old and his co-host, Mike Majlak, explained that they were going to try a new resolution each month begins with “Sober-Vegan January” and “Fatal February.”
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“We go the other,” Majlak said of February, pointing to the two eating steaks, drinking “bottles” of vodka and “just wilin’ out.” For March, the co-hosts said that the “male-Only March.”
“We’re going to try to go gay for just one month,” Paul stated. “For a month, and then swing, and then go back,” Majlak added.
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The comment is not well with the fans, who slammed Paul for insulting the LGBTQ+ community.
“Dear Paul Logan, and an ignorant, hurtful crazy, You can’t ‘go gay for a month.’ Being gay is not a choice. This is an insult to the LGBTQ+ community. Stop with this nonsense, and stop supporting problematic people,” a social media user wrote.
Tweeted by another individual: “being gay is not a choice, being gay is not a phase, gay people should not be used for a trend and subscribers. Growing Up Logan Paul.”
“Literally f–k logan paul. you can’t just ‘go gay for a month” you’re literally insulting the LGBTQ+ community. f–k off,” wrote one social media user.
Comments another person: “I can’t believe that paul logan is ‘gay’ for a month’ as if it were a kind of trend. I’m disgusted.”
GLAAD also took issue with Paul’s comment, writing on Twitter on Friday: “That’s not how it works.”
In response, Paul said it was his “mistake” and that it was a “very poor choice of words.”
“Very poor choice of words… my mistake. let’s get together and talk about it on my podcast next week?” he tweeted.