YouTuber Logan Paul apologizes for uploading video of suicide victim in Japan

Logan Paul suicide video

Logan Paul, a YouTube star who gained fame and notoriety on the now-shuttered short-form video service Vine, took to Twitter to apologize on Monday night after being called out for uploading a video that prominently featured the body of an apparent suicide victim. The video was filmed in Japan's Aokigahara forest, also known as the suicide forest, as part of Paul's series of daily vlogs as he travels through the country doing pranks.

Uploaded with the title “We found a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest…”, the video, which has since been deleted, did feature a warning alerting viewers about the graphic content, but that didn't stop millions from watching the video. Worst of all, a vast majority of Paul's fan base is made up of younger kids.

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YouTuber Logan Paul apologizes for uploading video of suicide victim in Japan originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 2 Jan 2018 at 09:18:03 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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