Who, in this era, is not familiar with the name of this 30-year old Swedish star, Pewdiepie?
To the most of us, there’s hardly any who’s not. His fans are said to have become ubiquitous over the past few years and such a thing is portrayed from youtube channel.
Sad news coming up for the fans
Youtube’s most popular star, Pewdiepie, intends to take a break from the video-sharing platform, saying he is “very tired”. Before seeing his career dogged by allegations of racism and anti-Semitism, the world’s highest-earning YouTuber, featured himself in a video post on the platform itself, claiming his unavailability in the year to come.
“Early next year I’ll be away for a little while. I’ll explain that later,” he said in a video post and left his fans waiting for the explanation of his break. PiediePie, having millions of subscribers could afford to make such a decision as this facility is not available to the small YouTubers.
Pewdiepie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, found fame with video game commentaries, has 102 million subscribers at present. Earlier this year, the Swedish star was overtaken by Bollywood record label T-series, becoming the world’s biggest youtube channel, has more than 121 million subscribers at the moment.
Time hasn’t been so good to him in his recent past
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg has always been surrounded by controversies over the years. In 2017, Disney cut their ties with him as his content, posted on the platform was found to contain Nazi references or anti-Semitic imagery. Later in 2017, he turned himself up apologizing for using the N-word during his live stream.
Apart from this, earlier this year, the man, who opened fire in Christchurch’s mosque, killing 51 people, is said to have taken PewdiePie’s name in the live stream of the footage of the attack posted on facebook, making the YouTuber more sickened by such a statement.