Disney Cuts Ties with YouTube Star PewDiePie over anti-Semitism
February 14 , 2017
As per reports, Disney has dropped world's highest paid YouTube star PewDiePie after he was found to have posted videos containing Nazi references or anti-Semitic imagery. It was also found that PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg was releasing several of those videos over the past few months.
PewDiePie, though accepted the content was offensive, but in defense said he never supported any sort of hateful attitudes.
Reports say he made $15m through YouTube in 2016.
Last year, he was suspended from Twitter for a short period of time after making jokes about the so-called Islamic State.