Everything Jeffree Star didn’t address in his 10-minute ‘apology’ video

Jeffree Star broke his silence over the weekend.
Jeffree Star broke his silence over the weekend.

Jeffree Star / YouTube

  • Jeffree Star released a 10-minute YouTube video on Saturday called “Doing What’s Right,” where he vaguely apologized to James Charles.

  • The video follows Star’s month-long hiatus from the internet since Karmegeddon had people wanting some accountability from huge online celebrities like Star and Shane Dawson for problematic behavior in their pasts.

  • He said this video was the start of a “new chapter.” But as many commentators and YouTubers have pointed out, Star has been starting new chapters periodically throughout his entire career.

  • While he claimed to be taking responsibility for his past, Star left out a lot of specifics in his apology video, including the main accusations against him and Shane Dawson from Tati Westbrook, his problematic past, and the end to his partnership with makeup brand Morphe.

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Jeffree Star returned

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What does it take to be a TikTok star? Three women tell all

Photo credit: Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From Cosmopolitan

His mouth is distorted into the shape of a letter box and it moves, warped, as he tells his reflection off for not being “cool” enough. It sounds as if he is trapped in a dustbin underwater. It’s 1am and I’ve spent the last three hours jumping from one acid trip to the next. At least that’s what it feels like. It all began with a “quick pre-bedtime social-media scroll” – something I usually have control over. With the other apps, I’m alright at putting them down and getting some sleep. But this is TikTok. And TikTok is different.

I’ve flicked through a chef chopping onions at Road-Runner speed, a couple performing a perfectly coordinated pat-a-cake dance routine (only using their feet instead of clapping hands), and then I was mesmerised by an Ariana-esque woman expertly lip-syncing rap songs while pulling faces that ranged

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Ocado aims for supermarket sweep as online shopping star rises

Tim Steiner, Chief Executive of Ocado
Tim Steiner, Chief Executive of Ocado

‘It was frantic,” says Tim Steiner, the co-founder and chief executive of Ocado. “For weeks the team did not know what day of the week it was. It went from ‘oh look, there’s a lot of demand’ to ‘holy s—, what’s happening now?’.”

As households locked down and flooded the Ocado website in March, tens of thousands of customers were left staring at a virtual queue with slim hopes of gaining entry, never mind booking a prized delivery slot. Ocado’s software was on the brink of collapse, behaving as if it was under siege from cyber criminals who bombard digital services with fake traffic to deny real customers access. Except the surge in visitors was completely genuine.

“We were fighting fires to some extent,” Steiner recalls. “To the point where you spend 20 years building a shop to encourage people to come in and

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Trump Trolled for Fourth of July Event Performer as Internet Recalls Obama’s Star Power

President Donald Trump is being trolled on Twitter after footage of a man singing a Bruno Mars song at his Fourth of July event at the White House was shared online.

Many of the president’s critics were quick to point out that former President Barack Obama had the real Bruno Mars perform at his Fourth of July party in 2015, calling it “a tale of two presidents.”

“Perfect anology [sic] for the deterioration at the White House: 5 years ago the real Bruno Mars performed at the White House,” one user wrote on Twitter while retweeting the video of Trump’s celebration. 

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In the footage, the

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Jeffree Star is staying quiet while Shane Dawson’s career lies in tatters. Here’s why celebrities like him seem uncancelable.

Will Jeffree Star actually be canceled this time?
Will Jeffree Star actually be canceled this time?

Jeffree Star / YouTube

  • Karmageddon is currently tearing its way through YouTube’s beauty community, with Tati Westbrook claiming Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson manipulated her into almost destroying James Charles’ career in May 2019.

  • But while Dawson is currently experiencing a catastrophic fall from grace, Star is nowhere to be seen.

  • Some celebrities seem to be able to brush off criticism and backlash whenever it comes their way, either by staying quiet, or continuing as normal.

  • According to experts, this is down to the brand they have built themselves, what the audience expects from them, and relentlessly fierce fanbases.

  • When someone has a supervillain persona, they are more likely to get away with bad behavior. It’s the ones who set themselves higher standards who get “canceled.”

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Shane Dawson’s reputation is currently hanging in the balance. He’s

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A timeline of how the internet turned against the top YouTubers Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star began collaborating in 2018 and have netted tens of millions of dollars together.
Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star began collaborating in 2018 and have netted tens of millions of dollars together.

Screenshot Instagram/@shanedawson, Twitter/@shanedawson

  • Shane Dawson disappeared under growing backlash this week against his old racist content, along with his conduct and statements regarding children and pedophiles that many deemed to be inappropriate.

  • Dawson’s explosive written response and video apology were drowned out by angry comments and exposé videos — which also targeted his frequent collaborator Jeffree Star.

  • Together, Dawson and Star have spent the past two years cultivating controversy for their own benefit, but the tide has now turned against them, and they’re losing friends and followers.

  • Notably, Dawson was called out Saturday by Jada Pinkett Smith and Jaden Smith, and on Monday, Target told Insider it was removing his books from shelves.

  • On Tuesday, Dawson was demonetized by YouTube and his makeup was dropped by Morphe.

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more

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A complete timeline of how the internet turned against top YouTubers Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star began collaborating in 2018, and have netted tens of millions of dollars together.
Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star began collaborating in 2018, and have netted tens of millions of dollars together.

Screenshot Instagram/@shanedawson, Twitter/@shanedawson

  • Shane Dawson disappeared under growing backlash this week against his old racist content, along with his conduct and statements regarding children and pedophiles that many deemed to be inappropriate. 

  • Dawson’s explosive written response and video apology were drowned out by angry comments and exposé videos — which also targeted his frequent collaborator Jeffree Star. 

  • Together, Dawson and Star have spent the past two years cultivating controversy for their own benefit, but the tide has now turned against them, and they’re losing friends and followers.

  • Notably, Dawson was called out Saturday by Jada Pinkett Smith and Jaden Smith, and on Monday, Target told Insider that they were in the process of removing his books from shelves. 

  • On Tuesday, Dawson was demonetized by YouTube and his makeup was dropped by Morphe.

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Tati Westbrook releases new video claiming that Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star ‘manipulated’ her into starting 2019 beauty guru war

Tati Westbrook said Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson fed her "lies and manipulation" to try and destroy James Charles' career.
Tati Westbrook said Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson fed her “lies and manipulation” to try and destroy James Charles’ career.

Screenshot YouTube/Tati

  • Tati Westbrook released a new video claiming that Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star “manipulated” her into making the “Bye Sister” exposé about James Charles in 2019, known for starting an explosive war in the beauty community.

  • Westbrook’s video sparked what many on the internet call “Dramageddon 2.0,” which revolved around unsubstantiated allegations that Charles was “predator.” 

  • Star notably inserted himself into the controversy to make allegations that he never provided evidence for.

  • Charles lost millions of subscribers at the time but has since regained them, and Westbrook says they have forgiven each other and that making “Bye Sister” is one of the biggest regrets in her life. 

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Tati Westbrook released an explosive video on June 30 apologizing for her role in the

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Germany’s Fintech Star Falls After Missing Billions at Wirecard

(Bloomberg) — Just a month ago, the chief executive officer of Wirecard AG boasted on Twitter that the future would still be bright for the digital payments company when “all the noise and dust settles.”

At the time, Markus Braun was a paper billionaire. But over the course of a couple of days, the fintech veteran has been forced to step-down as CEO and seen the value of his stake dwindle after a two-day stock rout.

Braun’s position at the German payments company became untenable after revelations on Thursday that about 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) — two-thirds of 2019 revenue and about a quarter of the firm’s consolidated balance sheet — had gone missing. Two Asian banks that were supposed to be holding the money it denied any business relationship with Wirecard, raising fresh questions about the embattled company.

After years of allegations of wrongdoing, Bruan was at the

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Germany’s Fintech Star Falls on Failure to Clean Up Wirecard

(Bloomberg) — Wirecard AG Chief Executive Officer Markus Braun resigned on Friday in a bid to save the digital payments company he shaped into a rare German technology success.

Braun’s position had become untenable after revelations on Thursday that about 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) — two-thirds of 2019 revenue and about a quarter of the company’s consolidated balance sheet — had gone missing. Two Asian banks that were supposed to be holding it denied any business relationship with Wirecard, raising fresh questions about the embattled company.

After years of allegations of wrongdoing at the payments company, Braun was at the center of the controversy, with repeated assurances that Wirecard’s accounts were above the board. The executive, who’s also the company’s largest shareholder, will now be replaced on interim basis by James Freis, who was originally appointed in May to take the new role of chief compliance officer.

Freis, who

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