The American beauty YouTuber James Charles (19, see picture), it lost three million subscribers after fellow beauty YouTuber Tati Westbrook (37) in a video told why they have been disappointed in Charles. Several colleagues of the two to interfere with the fight, making the top of the beautycommunity on the platform with each other in the clinch.
Thus, influencer Jeffree Star (33) Monday morning also published a video in which he gives his side of the story and apologised. But what is exactly happened? NU.nl lays it out in a timeline.
Who are these people?
Charles will start in 2016, YouTubekanaal, in which he for the drama sixteen million subscribers. He is one of the biggest beauty YouTubers in the world. Celebrities are in line with the nineteen-year-old to work and he makes more videos with Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Iggy Azalea. This year he is the first YouTuber ever invited to the met Gala.
The other protagonist in the great quarrel is Westbrook, which is now more than ten million subscribers. As Charles just known, Westbrook him under her wing, because they already had since 2010, videos for millions of people.
James Charles during the Gala 2019.
What is exactly happened?
At the end of april, Charles visits the six-day festival Coachella in Indio, California. Because he dedicated artiestentickets wants to say because he is not safe in the VIP room – he asks beauty YouTuber Nikita Dragun (23) to the contact details of the haarvitaminenmerk SugarBearHair. Charles makes a short Instagramvideo for the brand.
His good friend, Westbrook also has a hair and huidvitaminenmerk: Halo Beauty. SugarBearHair is one of its biggest competitors, and Westbrook is very disappointed and sad by Charles. This makes them a 43 minute video with the title Bye Sister, who was now removed from YouTube.
In the video accuses Westbrook Charles not only of betrayal, but also of sexual manipulation. The nineteen-year-old is gay, and according to Westbrook manipulates he constantly heterosexual men, and he tries to get them in bed.
Bye Sister makes sure that Charles within 72 hours of the three-million followers to lose, while the volgersaantal of Westbrook rises. The quarrel is not between the two, but more and more influencers begin with the scandal to interfere. NU.nl put each person’s share in the quarrel in a row. Also, we call how many followers each person on YouTube.
James Charles with his friends at Coachella 2019.
Jeffree Star: 14.9 million followers
“There’s a reason why Nathan (Schwandt, Stars partner, red.) James Charles has been banned from our house”, tweets Star. “There is a reason why I have him since @GlamLifeGuru’s (the account of Westbrook, eds.) birthday in February and not have seen. He is a danger to society. Everything what Tati is saying is true.”
As a reaction to this post singer Zara Larsson (21) a tweet in which she says that Charles several flirty messages to her friend has sent, “when he damn well knows that my friend is heterosexual.” It turns out that Charles is only one private message sent and a few times under his photos has responded. Larsson has her excuses offered.
Star says evidence, in the form of screenshots, of the alleged sexual manipulation. Still doodling, he Monday morning back. In his video he says:”I am ashamed of my actions, I would otherwise need to address. (…) We are the best of friends? No. But we had a connection and I have our friendship not treated properly.”
We all need to talk.. I’m never doing this again. https://t.co/CJRYBCYw5o
AvatarAuteurJeffreeStarMoment of plaatsen23:36 – 19 may 2019
Nikita Dragun: 2.3 million followers
It is rumored that Charles previously had developed to work with Westbrooks competitor. Post his good friend Dragun screenshots of their conversation, which must prove that Charles out of necessity with SugarBearHair is going to work. Twitter users pull the screenshots in doubt, because the times would not fit with the story that Charles tells.
heard a situation needed some clarification 👀 my friend was in an emergency and texted me in the moment… unfortunately since @dragunbeauty used all of our marketing budget on the 𝓯𝓪𝓷𝓽𝓪𝓼𝔂, i connected him with sugar bear. nothing shady.
AvatarAuteurNikitaDragunMoment of plaatsen04:26 – may 14, 2019
James Charles: 14.7 million followers
Charles makes first excuusvideo, in which he regrets witness because he cooperates with Westbrooks competitor. Then, there is another video, in which he on multiple accusations, responding with evidence. According to Westbrook, Charles very late her informed about the cooperation with SugarBearHair, while his screenshots show that that is not the case. Also correct the sexual manipulation according to the influencer. “I am a nineteen-year-old virgin. I have never and I will never make my fame, money or power to use people to manipulate for sex. That is nasty and I am not. That Tati this story has brought, I understand nothing of.” The video works in Charles’ favor and makes sure that he already has almost two million followers.
Thank you @jeffreestar & @glamlifeguru for your sentiments. I am on board to move on, will not speak about this further, but do hope to speak in the future when we’re all ready. This week was awful for all of us and I ask that the community focuses on positivity moving forward ❤️
AvatarAuteurjamescharlesMoment of plaatsen00:31 – may 20, 2019
Tati Westbrook: 10.3 million followers
After the Bye Sister video makes Westbrook even a video, with the title Why I Did It…. They are not responding to the latest video of Charles, but says that it is better to not at all more on the situation to respond. Also, she will be the next time, like Charles, no videos more. “The last ten days were terrible for all of us. I hope that we are now on positivity can focus.” The videos ensure that the Patient a number of followers there, but she is now more than 200,000 lost.
AvatarAuteurGlamLifeGuruMoment of plaatsen23:51 – 19 may 2019