Controversial internet celebrity Logan Paul is once again under fire after he said one of his New Year’s resolutions is to “go gay” for a month.
The 23-year-old made the dubious claim earlier this week on his “Impaulsive” podcast, after he and co-host Mike Majlak explained they are vegan and sober for the month of January.
Paul then declared they would attempt “male-only March” and ”go gay for just one month.”
“And then swing … go back,” Majlak added.
Paul later said his comment was a “poor choice of words” and invited someone from GLAAD to appear on his podcast.
very poor choice of words... my fault. let’s get together and talk about it on my podcast next week? https://t.co/Ki8RKgMJOO— Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) January 12, 2019
The “go gay” suggestion may have been a joke, but many Twitter users weren’t laughing, since it implied that being gay was just a choice ― or worse, an insensitive punchline for bros.
The problem with Logan Paul saying he’s going to go gay for a month, is what he’s teaching his very young and impressionable audience, that being gay is a choice or just some sort of phase. Disrespectful and dangerous— Alison (@ali5on007) January 11, 2019
Obviously to @LoganPaul being gay is some sort of punchline to a joke. Make sure to tell that to youth that kill themselves because they struggle with being gay. Shame on him once again. https://t.co/7HE1t6AxC9— Josh Seefried (@JoshSeefried) January 11, 2019
I honestly cried when I saw this. it feels like he is just making me and my community a joke and it doesn't feel very nice.— DINOSAUR (@Maxtheboii) January 11, 2019
Maybe @LoganPaul should research the torture and execution of gay men in #Chechnya before doing another pathetic PR stunt saying "I'm going gay for a month" - no doubt his core fans will plead for people to give him another chance, another chance too many.— Lee-Mc (@MylifeinwordsUK) January 12, 2019
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