YouTube celebrity David Dobrik has actually had his networks demonetised complying with a rape accusation regarding a previous partner.
A lady affirms she was raped by the individual throughout the recording of a video clip for Mr Dobrik’s YouTube network in 2018.
Mr Dobrik, that has 19 million customers on his system, has actually rejected any kind of misbehavior.
YouTube claimed it had rigorous plans that restrict unwanted sexual advances on its network.
“We take allegations of sexual assault very seriously,” the company claimed in a declaration.
It has actually momentarily put on hold money making for 3 networks run by Dobrik – David Dobrik, David Dobrik Too, and also Views, a video clip podcast co-hosted by Dobrik and also Jason Nash.
The network run by the male implicated of rape was additionally eliminated.
Since the event emerged after being reported to organization information internet site Insider, Mr Dobrik has actually released 2 apologies regarding his participation.
“I platformed the subject of sexual assault in a negative way, where I made jokes about it and I reinforced that kind of behaviour, and I’m so sorry,” he claimed.
The video clip – which does not clearly reveal the supposed event – was released on Mr Dobrik’s network, and also later on got rid of.
Several huge brand names, consisting of DoorDash and also EA Sports, have actually additionally reduced connections with Mr Dobrik and also he revealed he would certainly tip down create the board of image application Dispo.
Mr Dobrik increased to popularity via making trick video clips, often in cooperation with YouTubers called the Vlog Squad.
Plied with alcohol
In the account, released in Insider, a lady affirmed she was raped throughout the recording of a Vlog Squad video clip in 2018.
She apparently claims she was offered alcohol in spite of being under the adultness of 21, and also ended up being intoxicated to the factor of unfamiliarity.
Later, she claimed she was associated with team sex, that included a Vlog Squad participant, when she was also intoxicated to approval.
“While our client is appalled by any misconduct attributed to [the former member of the Vlog Squad], assuming it is true, my client denies any wrongdoing,” Mr Dobrik’s legal representative informed Insider.
“Consent is something that’s super, super-important to me,” Mr Dobrik included using a current video clip published to among his YouTube networks,
“Whether I am shooting with a friend or I am shooting with a stranger, I make sure whatever video I am putting out, I have the approval from that person.”
The implicated previous Vlog Squad participant has actually not replied to ask for remark.
Police were not notified and also on the house were submitted versus the supposed criminal, Insider claimed.