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YouTuber Logan Paul faces fresh backlash as more controversial Japan videos emerge

American YouTuber Logan Paul hit the headlines earlier this week after he uploaded a now-deleted vlog that featured the corpse of a suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara Forest, a famous suicide spot.

In the controversial footage, Logan and his friends appear to make light of the incredibly upsetting situation, even joking about whether they’d seen a dead body before as Logan zoomed in on the body and commented that the deceased person’s hands look “purple”.

The ‘Suicide Forest’ video wasn’t Logan’s only problematic moment in Japan. Copyright: [YouTube]

As well as the YouTube community, Logan was slammed by celebrities – including fellow YouTuber PewDiePie, Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul, and Game Of Thrones’ actress Sophie Turner – who also criticised Logan’s “self-praising apology” that he had released in the wake of the backlash.

However, the controversy is far from over, with Twitter account We The Unicorn sharing a video montage featuring other moments from Logan’s trip to Japan, proving that the ‘Suicide Forest’ video was not his only controversial moment.

Logan sparked outrage when he featured the corpse of a suicide victim in one of his vlogs. Copyright: [YouTube]

Editing together a series of shocking moments that feature in Logan’s own Japan vlogs, We The Unicorn wrote: “Turns out Logan Paul’s trip to Japan was problematic for many reasons.”

In the two minute and 15 second clip, Logan and his friends can be seen throwing Pokemon Poke-balls at cars and members of the public, smashing up a Gameboy before complaining to a shopkeeper that it is faulty, and seemingly mocking Japanese culture as he donned traditional garments, repeatedly stating that it’s “important not to disrespect the culture”:


The tweet immediately went viral, with people calling for Logan to be banned from YouTube following his controversial and insensitive behaviour:







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