YouTube has suspended ads from video star Logan Paul's channels
YouTube has temporarily suspended all ads from video star Logan Paul's channels after what it calls a pattern of behavior unsuitable for advertisers.
In an emailed statement, YouTube said that the videos on Paul's channels are also "broadly damaging to the broader creator community."
“After careful consideration, we have decided to temporarily suspend ads on Logan Paul’s YouTube channels. This is not a decision we made lightly, however, we believe he has exhibited a pattern of behavior in his videos that makes his channel not only unsuitable for advertisers, but also potentially damaging to the broader creator community.”
Last month, Paul posted video of himself in a forest near Mount Fuji in Japan near what appeared to be a body hanging from a tree. YouTube suspended the 22-year-old at the time for violating its policies.
According to The Hill, YouTube pointed to a video Paul posted on Monday that showed him "tasering dead rats and Paul encouraging his fans to do the Tide Pod challenge," an internet meme that involves individuals swallowing laundry detergent.
An email sent to Paul's merchandise company for comment was not immediately answered Friday. YouTube is owned by Google parent company Alphabet.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.