Controversial YouTuber Trisha Paytas has been stirring up drama with other personalities in the space, including the likes of H3H3’s Ethan Klein and even one of her own fans – and now, YouTube king Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is weighing in on the matter.
Paytas made waves on the platform after YouTuber Nikocado Avocado uploaded a video discussing his experience with her, where he explained that she’d invited him to Los Angeles for a collab – which never ended up happening.
Instead, Paytas effectively ghosted Nikocado for the entire duration of his stay, despite the fact that he’d flown all the way from Colombia to see her under the pretense of creating content together.
PewDiePie called out Paytas for this “abusive” behavior during an episode of “Cringe Thursday” on May 30, where he called her a “liar, manipulator, playing the victim,” and “aggressive.”
“She just completely changed the story, because Trisha can’t be the bad person,” PewDiePie sarcastically said of her scandal with Nikocado. “The reason why she ghosted him was because she was scared of him. That’s right. Because Nikocado Avocado had a thumbnail where he had a knife and said, ‘I’ve had enough,’ and she’s just scared of him.”
That wasn’t all that Kjellberg clowned Paytas for, either; the YouTube king went on to address her feud with Ethan Klein, who called her out for photoshopping her Instagram pictures, which saw a venomous response from Paytas towards his pregnant wife asking her to divorce him.
“I think that’s pretty fair,” PewDiePie said of her response. “Tweeting someone’s pregnant wife how to raise their child and to leave their husband. Jesus Christ, could she have been any more gross about it?”
While Kjellberg admitted that Klein could have made comparisons of good and bad photos with just about anyone, Klein’s video likewise attracted the attention of another top YouTuber in the space: Anthony Padilla, who took issue with Klein comparing the “unedited” women to “manatees” and “Twinkies.”
but saying the unedited photos of these women look like manatees, twinkies and other insults seems to go against that positive message. what was your reasoning for including that? (2/2)
— Anthony Padilla (@anthonypadilla) May 9, 2019
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