In a popular forum on social media, the internet has discussed “online celebrities” they want to see “go away.”
On Reddit‘s r/AskReddit forum—which has over 36 million followers—people ask questions about any topic to get responses from other Reddit users on the internet. U/curiousity2424 asked, “Who’s an ‘internet famous’ person that needs to go away?” The viral post has over 16,000 upvotes and 11,000 comments.
U/Oobedoob_S_Benubi received the top comment with over 20,000 upvotes, “Nikocado Avocado. Somebody get that poor man off the internet and into a therapist’s office.”
Nikocado Avacado is a YouTuber who has six different channels having a total of over 7 million subscribers. Nikocado Avacado—real name Nicholas Perry—started on the video-sharing platform as a violinist and a vegan. Then, Perry discovered “mukbangs,” where people eat various amounts of foods in front of a camera. His videos took a turn when he began eating large amounts of food and began gaining a lot of weight from it. Since then, he has been in many feuds between YouTubers in the “mukbang community.”
“Ace family. Using kids for money is the worst s**t any parents could have done,” u/mikotheb***h said.
The ACE Family, a YouTube channel run by Austin and Cathrine McBroom, has over 18 million subscribers. Together, Austin and Catherine have three children together. Throughout their career, the parents have run into controversies including many lawsuits and lots of criticism.
U/buckleupfkboy wrote, “Andrew Tate, a really horrible piece of s**t who is influencing young men and teenagers with his misogynistic caveman teachings.”
Andrew Tate is a kickboxer and content creator and has shared misogynistic and racist content on his social media pages. In the past, he has allegedly said things including that women are his property, they shouldn’t drive, he “doesn’t believe in depression,” told men to be abusive to their girlfriend, that rape victims must “bear responsibility” for their attacks, that men can’t have emotions or feelings and more.
“Jake Paul,” u/suplexcity44 said.
Jake Paul is a YouTuber and boxer who has over 20 million subscribers. He started off as the leading member and co-founder of Team 10, a social media label for growing influencers. Paul would upload videos every day—to which he titled “It’s Everyday Bro,” a song featuring Team 10 members. Throughout the years of Team 10, many influencers came and went. However, some members had a tough time in the Team 10 house, Alyssa Violet said she was kicked out of the house and left homeless and the Martinez Twins alleged that there was “immense” bullying in the house. Paul has many controversies under his belt, including being fired from his Disney Channel TV show, Bizaardvark, due to complaints of pranks, stunts and parties. He has also been served lawsuits and even his “Team 10 mansion” was raided by the FBI in 2020.
“James Charles,” exclaimed u/ao8520.
“Everything about that guy just screams urgh,” u/Pleasant_Jim replied.
James Charles is a YouTuber that focuses on makeup. Throughout his YouTube career, he has faced many controversies and feuds including the infamous feud with fellow makeup artist and YouTuber, Tati Westbrook. Their feud was about hair supplements and how Westbrook wanted Charles to promote her product “Halo Beauty,” which Charles refused to do, saying that promoting supplements to younger viewers made him uncomfortable. Months later, he promoted Westbrook’s competitor “Sugar Bear Hair” and she saw it as a betrayal. Charles has also been accused of grooming, as he was allegedly “sexting” minors.