YouTube star PewDiePie uses secular slur

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The world’s highest-paid YouTube star, PewDiePie, has used a “n-word” during an online broadcast.

The 27-year-old Swede – genuine name Felix Kjellberg – could be listened regulating a secular offence while he was personification a video diversion during a live streaming.

After regulating a term, he apologised and said: “I don’t meant that in a bad way.”

He has formerly had to urge himself over allegations of anti-Semitism, and was suspended from Twitter for creation jokes about supposed Islamic State.

PewDiePie has some-more than 57m subscribers on YouTube.

He amassed his following by posting recordings of himself personification video games and providing commentary.

In February, some of his videos were found to enclose Nazi references or anti-Semitic imagery, that resulted in Disney slicing ties with him.

He is reported to have done $15m (£11m) by YouTube final year – he gets billions of views per month and generates immeasurable amounts of income from advertising.

He had been compared with Disney around Maker Studios, a association with a network of YouTube stars.

‘Insane claims’

In February, Disney pronounced that while Mr Kjellberg had a repute for being provocative and irreverent, some of a videos he done were “inappropriate”.

In one of a argumentative videos, Mr Kjellberg paid dual people by a crowd-sourcing website to reason adult a pointer that review “Death to all Jews”.

PewDiePie supposed a element was offensive, though pronounced he did not support “any kind of horrible attitudes”.

He pronounced that a anti-Semitism claims were “insane” and “unfair”, adding: “I am contemptible for a difference we used as we know they annoyed people.”

YouTube cancelled a recover of Mr Kjellberg’s new array Scare PewDiePie 2.

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