Just when it seemed like PewDiePie had finally escaped the Nazi controversy he started, the famous YouTube personality got himself in more hot water during a recent stream. He said the dreaded N word, which ticked off a number of people, including game developer Sean Vanaman, who called for a boycott against him. The famous gamer took to YouTube and has apologized for using the racial slur, calling himself an idiot for doing so.
PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, acknowledged the previous controversy that surrounded him before. "I'm disappointed in myself because it seems like I've learned nothing from all these past controversies," Kjellberg said. Unlike his previous statement regarding his "kill the jews" video controversy, where it seemed like he was forced to apologize, the vlogger seemed more sincere for his actions.
"It's not like I think I can say or do whatever I want and get away with it, that's not it at all — I'm just an idiot. But that doesn't make what I said or how I said it OK. I'm really sorry if I offended, hurt or disappointed anyone with all of this. Being in the position I am, I should know better.
While Kjellberg was forced to make a statement about the "kill the Jews" situation, he has since declared that he would stop making Nazi jokes after the horrible events in Charleston. His recent racial slur wasn't a good look for the gamer, so the fact that he responded quickly could be a good sign. Kjellberg will have to be more sensitive and careful in the future, if he plans on staying relevant.