Sophie Turner, Aaron Paul & More Blast YouTuber Logan Paul For ‘Mocking’ Suicide Victim On Camera

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Logan Paul might have just ended his career after posting a controversial video of a dead body on the internet. The YouTube star, who has been on a trip to Japan for the past week, paid a visit to Aokigahara by Mt. Fuji, also known as “suicide forest.” There, he and his friends stumbled upon the body of a man who had apparently hanged himself just hours before. And so, Logan decided it was appropriate to film the body, his reaction to it, and then uploaded the video to his vlog with the title “We found a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest…”

In the footage, the man’s body is blurred completely from a distance, however, once Logan and his entourage get closer, they zoom right in to show viewers his hands, clothes, and abandoned bag. “Yo are you alive? Are you f**king with us?” Logan asks.

“This is not clickbait. This is the most real vlog I’ve ever posted to this channel,” he said in the video. Not clickbait? Then why does he use the dead man’s body in the thumbnail photo of the video? Let’s also not forget to mention that at one point, Paul can be seen struggling to suppress a laugh. Ugh…

“This is a first for me,” Paul said in the video after finding the body. “Suicide is not a joke. Depression and mental illnesses are not a joke. We came here to focus on the haunted aspect of the forest, this just became very real. A lot of people are going through a lot of sh*t in their lives.”

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Naturally, fans were outraged that he would use suicide as a way of promoting himself. Following intense backlash, Paul apologized Monday night for posting the video, which has since been removed.

“This is a first for me. I’ve never faced criticism like this before because I’ve never made a mistake like this before. I’m surrounded by good people and believe I make good decisions, but I’m still a human being. I can be wrong,” Logan wrote in a lengthy apology on Twitter.

“I didn’t do it for the views. I get views. I did it because I thought I could make a positive ripple on the internet… I intended to raise awareness for suicide and suicide prevention,” he continued.

Despite the apology, many of Logan’s fans were outraged that the video was even posted at all and felt the apology was simply an attempt at saving his career.

Fans weren’t the only ones disgusted by Logan Paul’s lack of sensitivity. Celebrities such as Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul and Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner took to Twitter to share their disapproval and disgust.

Unfortunately, it’s too little too late for Logan to be sorry now. Not only was his decision to post the video offensive, but it was absolutely inconsiderate and dangerous for those suffering from suicidal thoughts.

If you or anyone you know is dealing with thoughts of suicide, you can reach The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255.