- Logan Paul discussed his infamous “suicide forest” video in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
- Paul said that actor Aaron Paul’s response to the video – a tweet that called the YouTuber “pure trash” – was a “stab in the back.”
- “He came up to me at whatever event we were at, shook my hand, patted me on the back, ‘Dude, love what you’re doing,'” Logan Paul said. “Then this s— happens, and Aaron Paul is telling me to go to hell?”
Logan Paul discussed the public backlash to his infamous “suicide forest” video in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter – including the responses from celebrities, like “Breaking Bad” actor Aaron Paul.
“You disgust me. I can’t believe that so many young people look up to you. So sad. Hopefully this latest video woke them up,” Aaron Paul wrote on Twitter after the video was uploaded, tagging Logan Paul. “You are pure trash. Plain and simple. Suicide is not a joke. Go rot in hell.”
Logan Paul said Aaron Paul was his “boy” beforehand and called the tweet a “stab in the back.”
“He came up to me at whatever event we were at, shook my hand, patted me on the back, ‘Dude, love what you’re doing,'” Logan Paul told THR. “Then this s— happens, and Aaron Paul is telling me to go to hell? I’m like, ‘You told me you were my boy when we met! It was all good! We have the same publicist!'”
Paul also admitted that he “really f—ed up, to a degree that this may be the only thing people remember me by.”
“I should have felt empathy. I should have been like, ‘Hey, this is wrong. Let’s not do what we’re doing,'” he said of his reaction to the dead body he and his friends found in the Aokigahara forest, which he filmed and subsequently posted on YouTube.
Paul removed the video from his YouTube channel and took a three-week hiatus from vlogging. He then uploaded a video titled “Logan Paul Is Back” and bragged about gaining 1 million subscribers during his social media blackout.
A representative for Aaron Paul didn’t immediately respond to INSIDER’s request for comment.
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