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Dolan Twins reveal plans to totally change their YouTube content

Published: 23/Aug/2020 16:10

by Georgina Smith

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During their appearance on the imPaulsive podcast, YouTube stars the Dolan Twins have explained why they want to move away from their old content that makes them feel “trapped” in their past selves, and onto more candid content.

The twins Ethan and Grayson originally rose to popularity on the video app Vine in 2013, and have since gone on to produce content on their highly successful YouTube channel with over 11 million subscribers.

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While they have many adoring fans, they haven’t been exempt from drama, as earlier in July they were forced to address a homophobic slur used when explaining the bullying they received in high school.

Ethan and Grayson Dolan address concerns over homophobic slur

Drama aside, they still have a very large, and very active subscriber base, so what is driving them away from the content that made them so popular in the first place?

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When asked what they like about doing the medium of their new podcast, Deeper with the Dolan Twins, Grayson said: “it’s just an open conversation, like I have so much sh*t on my mind that I wish I could say on YouTube, but YouTube is just not the place.”

While they say that they are “trying to make YouTube the place” for those kinds of videos, they describe the site as having “premium entertainment” and that they have to make the decision to either “retire or reinvent.”

“We’ve been like at a point where we just have been really confused as to what to do with the content,” Ethan says. “I feel like I’ve been kind of trapped in my 17-year-old body as soon as the f**king camera turns on, because I’m like, ‘this is what my audience likes.”

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“We just tried to film a video and it completely failed just because I was like ‘I don’t feel like myself when the camera’s on,” he continued. “It’s hard to find the balance between what you wanna film and what they wanna see.”

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He says that “we haven’t really been living our lives as like, dudes,” and have been editing their daily schedule to do things that will appeal to their audience base and keep their numbers up.

While not a guarantee that they will move on from YouTube altogether, it certainly is an indication that their content will begin a shift into being more open and for a wider audience, in order to allow the twins to break away from their restrictive online personas.

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TikTok makeup artist looks terrifying as Rick & Morty’s Mr. Meeseeks

Published: 8/Oct/2020 16:56

by Alice Hearing

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Popular TikToker Abby Roberts has transformed herself into Mr. Meeseeks from Netflix’s Rick & Morty using only make-up, and the results are insane.

Abby Roberts (Abby artistry) is a British TikToker and makeup artist with more than 12.4 million followers on the app. Abby is well known for her incredible makeup skills, cosplay, and ridiculous transformations into different characters. Abby is also dating fellow TikToker Noen Eubanks.

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Abby consistently challenges the boundaries of how far makeup can go in altering someone’s appearance, and if you thought she couldn’t turn into a cartoon, you thought wrong.

In her latest project, and potentially in the spirit of spooky season, Abby covered her entire face in blue and drew on a giant smile with terrifying teeth. She completed the look with a bright orange wig and a blue zip-up jacket.

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Abby Roberts is well-known on TikTok for pushing makeup boundaries

In the Rick & Morty universe, Mr. Meeseeks is a creature that appears throughout the seasons. They are created to serve a singular purpose and will go to any length to fulfill that. When they do, they expire and vanish into the air. While they don’t sound so scary, fans of the show will know just how creepy and disturbing the creatures can be.

She captioned her video, “This is probably my scariest look this Halloween I’m sorry” and added “cause y’all needed some more nightmare fuel,” eventually admitting in a third and final TikTok that the look is “a regret.”

@abbyrartistrythis is probably my scariest look this halloween i’m sorry 💀♬ let me know… – ok

Halloween fanatics can expect exciting things from Abby in the countdown to October 31. Already this month Abby has shown off her amazing Harley Quinn cosplay, experimented with eye blood makeup.

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Abby also debuted a Halloween special trailer on YouTube where she is filmed sitting on a huge red throne dressed as the devil in front of satin red curtains.

Fans can see more Halloween content on Abby’s YouTube channel every Friday at 11 am PST in October.