Youtuber Shane Dawson Comes Under Fire For Sexualising Willow Smith
Shane Dawson is a very popular Youtuber and content creator. However, he has come under the scanner several times for his jokes that offend black people and also for his jokes about paedophilia. Very recently, his old video started making rounds on the Internet again. The video showed him masturbating in front of a poster of Willow Smith, daughter of actor Jada Pinkett and Will Smith. Moreover, it was a poster of Willow from 2010 and Shane can be seen saying, “Whip your hair back and forth,” as a reference to her song ‘Whip My Hair’.
Brother Jaden Smith Calls Out Shane For Sexualising Willow Smith
As soon as the video went viral, it caught the eye of Jaden Smith, elder brother of Willow. The video was horrifying also because Willow is only 11 years old in that poster. Jaden did not mince words when he tweeted about the same. He said, “SHANE DAWSON I AM DISGUSTED BY YOU. YOU SEXUALIZING AN 11-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO HAPPENS TO BE MY SISTER!!!!!! IS THE FURTHEST THING FROM FUNNY AND NOT OKAY IN THE SLIGHTEST BIT.”
Mother Jada Pinkett Is Done With Shane’s Excuses
Jaden Smith did not stop there. The caps in his tweet gave an idea that he is pissed off with the Youtuber. He further tweeted, “This Man Was Also Doing Black Face On The Regular. As The Youth, We Need To Support Creators Who Support Us And Our Morals. This Is Not Okay.” However, he was not the only one from the Smith family to react to this. Jada Pinkett, mother of the two also expressed her disapproval. She said, “To Shane Dawson … I’m done with the excuses.”
Shane Dawson Apologizes For His Jokes Through YouTube Video
Shane Dawson released a video on YouTube recently. It is named as ‘Taking Accountability’. In the video, Shane apologizes for all the jokes he has made relating to racism and paedophilia. Moreover, he even tweeted about the video saying, “I deleted everything. I’m done. For those who wanted me to “address it” I did. I’m sure u can find it reposted somewhere. But I don’t want this energy in my life or on my timeline. I’m too sensitive for this shit, and I’m done.”