YouTuber Cameron Dallas is best known for his music career, which has earned him over 5.6 million subscribers on the platform - but a recent debacle has put his name in social media circles for a different reason, entirely.
Popular makeup artist and fellow YouTuber Cole Carrigan uploaded a video to Twitter on May 5, claiming that Dallas had come up to him at a house party, unprovoked, and thrown a bottle of water on his pants - an action that Carrigan claims was motivated by homophobia.
The video in question was apparently taken after the incident took place, with Carrigan approaching Dallas and angrily explaining the situation to his fans.
so last night at a party i was outside talking to people minding my own business when @camerondallas decides to comes up to me and throw his water bottle all over me for absolutely no reason other than being a homophobic drunk asshole. i won’t tolerate that shit. pic.twitter.com/SXNNwgCajM— cole (@ColeCarrigann) May 5, 2019
“...fucking ugly-ass Cameron Dallas is throwing water all over my fucking pants like a peice of shit,” Carrigan says in the clip. “So fuck you.”
Carrigan followed up his video with another statement on the matter, claiming that Dallas “froze up” after realizing he was being called out.
the kid was shook that i started recording him and froze up real fucking quick. it’s 2019 if your still homophobic or insecure about your own sexuality so you have to take it out on people who are confident with theirs you’re TRASH— cole (@ColeCarrigann) May 5, 2019
“The kid was shook that I started recording him and froze up real fucking quick,” he wrote of the debacle. “It’s 2019. If you’re still homophobic or insecure about your own sexuality so you have to take it out on people who are confident with theirs, you’re TRASH.”
While Dallas has yet to respond to Carrigan’s accusations, fans are sounding off on the matter across Twitter, decrying Dallas’s alleged attack and expressing sympathy for Carrigan.
Oh fuck no. Not only are you IN YOUR OWN HOME where you should be safe, BUT he is a guest and crossed the line. Im so sorry you had to experience this. 💔— Destiny T. 📖🧸 (@mariecasual) May 5, 2019
“Are you kidding me? I adored cameron! I thought he was better than this,” one fan replied. “I’m sorry, Cole.”
“Oh, fuck no,” another wrote. “Not only are you IN YOUR OWN HOME where you should be safe, BUT he is a guest and crossed the line. I’m so sorry you had to experience this.”
Are you kidding me? I adored cameron! I thought he was better than this. I’m sorry Cole— Jay Hams (@Jay_Hams) May 5, 2019
This wouldn’t be the first time Dallas has been in trouble, either; the former Vine star was arrested in December 2018 on assault charges, after police found a man with a bloodied face in his hotel in Aspen, Colorado.
Unfortunately sometimes in life you find yourself in a situation where you have to protect yourself and the people you care about, have a safe and happy new year, 2019 is going to be an amazing one. pic.twitter.com/VlYur8qyPU— Cameron Dallas (@camerondallas) December 31, 2018
Dallas followed up his arrest by releasing his mug shot in a Tweet shortly thereafter, claiming that he’d assaulted the man out of self-defense.