WOW... Huge Max Landis Accusations, Elijah Daniel's "Gay Hell", & Kyle Kashuv Harvard Controversy

  • Published on Jun 18, 2019
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  • Philip DeFranco
    Philip DeFranco  5 months ago +847

    And here are those timecodes:
    Hell Michigan Renamed (0:06), TIA (3:32), Max Landis Accusations (5:56), Harvard Controversy (8:35)

    • TheSultryHippo
      TheSultryHippo 5 months ago

      Schrodinger's mayonnaise/candle is the new item on my want list

    • Brandon Odell
      Brandon Odell 5 months ago

      You should do Snapchat I know I get quite a few things off of there and I’d watch stuff you post on there

    • Jenna Johnson
      Jenna Johnson 5 months ago

      Philip DeFranco i’m 16 and i get my news from philly D and twitter moments 😅

    • Beginningmedal 6
      Beginningmedal 6 5 months ago

      I see a lot of people my age (16) getting news from snapchat. It is honestly all clickbate with awfully short articles that often are quite one sided.

    • Wise Guy
      Wise Guy 5 months ago

      Philip DeFranco I get my news from here good morning America and comedy shows... not even joking with that last one Daily Show, Last Week tonight, weekend update that sorta thing

  • Aaron Kitzmiller
    Aaron Kitzmiller 7 days ago

    That sounds real rough for Racist McRichpants not getting to go to Harvard like his daddy promised.

  • Aaron Kitzmiller
    Aaron Kitzmiller 7 days ago

    Why do people who make good stuff have to turn out to be terrible people?

  • ๓๏гɭยภ ђยภՇ

    I liked Max Landis, though he was a cool guy. This is such a shame.

  • Steven Bell
    Steven Bell 26 days ago

    I have bad news for everyone. Bound by the new norm of what is considered "racist" All people are racist.

  • Steven Bell
    Steven Bell 26 days ago

    Idk..Max seems pretty gay af to me.

  • Steven Bell
    Steven Bell 26 days ago

    Young people are spoon fed media by their parents. That's why we have transgender 5 year olds. Also the fake media on Facebook. They also get their news from kids on the playground. Who again get their news from terrible sources. I honestly dont see why they need to be informed of news anyway. Worry about making something of yourself. You can do stupid shit later when you are an adult.

  • j.kenneth fraac
    j.kenneth fraac Month ago

    I remember Philip DeFranco from TVclip. He's 48 now.

  • Thomas Lee
    Thomas Lee Month ago

    It's 2019, Snapchat is dead.

  • Josh Nelson
    Josh Nelson 2 months ago

    It’s sad that people take you as a legitimate news source

  • CezrDaPleazr
    CezrDaPleazr 2 months ago


  • Kin N
    Kin N 3 months ago

    I think the Kyle kid whose Harvard admission was rescinded is probably an overzealous white male whose had every opportunity handed to him on a silver platter, and who is VERY likely prejudiced against people of colour. That being said, in this day and age it's extremely difficult not to have some prejudice, at least implicitly. I am sure he holds a million values and opinions I would vehemently disagree with him on, however his past words should not have had this great an impact. I have said so many racist things in jest in private conversations with my friends that it would be hypocritical of me -- and surely of many other young adults -- to pass judgement on Kyle. If Harvard is so interested in the prejudices of their students, their application process should include a more objective test of racism/any other -ism or -phobia than sifting through comments and accepting screenshots of private conversations. I understand that looking for PATTERNS of aggression and -isms in applicants' social media is useful, but catching the odd statement should either 1) have no consequence or 2) flag the applicant for further interviewing/testing before admission.

    I know from the perspective of Harvard, it would be a massive waste of resources to further scrutinize applicants when they receive such a large volume of applications that every red flag can easily (and from their perspective, usefully) be an automatic out. However, such a process could not possibly ensure their students are the best of the best. They're just selecting students with no online presence, or a careful online presence -- neither of which cases eliminates the possibility that the applicant is a raging racist. A racist can be careful, anonymous, calculated. A racist who's applying to Harvard would surely be all of those things.

    It is simply a stupid process.

  • very emo
    very emo 4 months ago

    im currently 13 years old. I get my news through cnn, fox, and you. its hard to find a non biased source. thats annoying cuz i want to know what world is being handed over to me and my genoration, and thats difficult to do if the news stations are biased.

  • Madison St. Claire
    Madison St. Claire 4 months ago

    As a member of Gen Z, I don't get any news from Snapchat and nobody I knows gets their news from Snapchat... except for my millennial sister in law, but she's a mom of 4 I can't blame her.

  • Jolie Chambers
    Jolie Chambers 4 months ago +1

    I get my news from democracy democracy now! The daily show and Idk other credible TVcliprs

  • cea Lewin
    cea Lewin 4 months ago

    I get my news from Google. I try and find sights that aren't politacly motivated to manipulate the story. But there are some that I believe. I also watch some news on tv but honestly I can't stand those people. Not to mention I don't trust them. I also trust you to be truthful and not focus to much on how you feel about the story. In a world full of fake news stories you have to be extra careful.

  • Hailey Wild
    Hailey Wild 4 months ago

    So Ben Shapiro, not saying the n word is an "insane, cruel standard that can't be met"? Just don't say it

  • Michael Anderson
    Michael Anderson 4 months ago

    There _is_ a lot of news on Snapchat. Unfortunately, it's all clickbaity, misleading, blatantly partisan non-issues.

  • JustPassingThrough
    JustPassingThrough 4 months ago

    Ya know... I almost bought that bullshit from Kashuv. Then, as per usual, Phil presented the dissenting opinions and my eyes were opened to the shallow, although well-crafted, argument that was Kashuv's attempt at accruing pity. I do feel sorry for the position some of these controversies have put him in, but I hold to my previous stance, that he is allowing himself to be guided down a dark path, and by doing so, damns himself in my eyes. Overall, I pity him little, and resent him far more, along with those who have manipulated him into espousing his misguided rhetoric. Regarding Harvard, I will not be fooled for one second into thinking what they did was ANYTHING but a PR move. But I dig the end result nonetheless.

  • JustPassingThrough
    JustPassingThrough 4 months ago

    Huh. Looks like Max Landis' treatment of women is as bad as his treatment of scripts. And that is unfortunately saying a LOT...

  • JustPassingThrough
    JustPassingThrough 4 months ago

    Regarding Gay Hell, I like the defiance. I like where he's coming from, and I'm always down for ruffling anti-pride feathers. However, I actually am of the opinion that flying the Pride Flag in place of the American Flag isn't something worth fighting for in that specific context. I believe that, given the function of the U.S. embassies, the Trump "administration" does have some moral wiggle room there, and vice versa for the other side. Obviously Trump and his lackeys are motivated by homophobic agendas, but I can't really bring myself to be that perturbed by this SPECIFIC end result.

  • jill whit
    jill whit 4 months ago

    Where do i get my news? Here only here

  • Heather Fortney
    Heather Fortney 4 months ago

    i get my news from you since 2015 did not subscribe until 2016 tho. If it seems interesting i will look it up. so thank you for that. :) you beautiful bastard!!! :)

  • Kyle Towner
    Kyle Towner 4 months ago +1

    I guess I'm classified as a "gen Z" don't really like being labeled just because the year I was born but for me I consume my news literally hear on TVclip and that's basically about it I watch Philly D and a few other places where I get Tech news and that's it definitely not getting it on Snapchat cuz I don't use it

  • Tails Clock
    Tails Clock 5 months ago +1

    Those "racist" comments when shown in context change a lot. The first one makes it beyond clear that he was not stating his opinions on black people. He was shitposting. The second one was also very clearly not racist in the least, and was just edgelord speak given the way he called himself a pasty jew.
    These are not offensive comments that need to be apologized for. These are personal messages that had no right to be publically published. The sheer desperation in trying to discredit this young victim is astounding.
    His beliefs on guns being good is all you need to know that this boy is damaged and confused. His activism stands on it's own as awful. We don't need to pretend he's racist. This boy needs a proper education, keeping him from Harvard sounds counterproductive.

  • Fernando Miranda
    Fernando Miranda 5 months ago

    I get my news here.

  • Yeep yeep
    Yeep yeep 5 months ago

    Gen Z here. I used to get a lot of my news off of Snapchat, but ever since the user interface changed with that one update I barely ever use the app in general. Even if the show was made available on Snapchat I’d still stick to watching it here.

  • Ja Series
    Ja Series 5 months ago

    I get my news from Reddit, but I worry that it's an echo chamber so I go to some more conservative web sites in order to be more well rounded... but I truly leave those feeling pretty icky...

  • Megan Painter
    Megan Painter 5 months ago

    Im Gen Z and I watch... yeah just you. Im a one news provider kind of lady.

  • Mohamed Arreh
    Mohamed Arreh 5 months ago

    I thought that was fighttips lmfaoooo

  • Eadlyn June
    Eadlyn June 5 months ago

    Max Landis couldn’t fucking direct a movie anyways. He made “Chronicle” and that’s it. He’s always given people the creeps, honestly can’t believe I ever thought he seemed like and okay dude in person.

  • Monstrous Monsterman
    Monstrous Monsterman 5 months ago +1

    The entire Harvard story disgusts me. How hippocritical do people have to be? Are the seriously under the impression that NONE of the other students have said offensive things? Are they seriously saying that THEY THEMSELVES haven’t said offensive or racist things in the past? I think if you dig deep enough you can find evidence of just about everyone carrying some form of prejudice. I say, as someone who is deeply left wing, that Harvard’s conduct is disgusting and hippocritical. Racist jokes made by a 16 year old are in no way indicative of present character.

  • James Palmer
    James Palmer 5 months ago

    I’d just like to know if someone can make a mistake in JUNIOR high and it not count against them in college admissions? If not, what about middle school? Elementary? What’s the age at which you can make mistakes and it not hurt your college admissions status?

  • Slater B.
    Slater B. 5 months ago

    but what candle cover the smell of weed the best?

  • Roman Casillas
    Roman Casillas 5 months ago +1

    Glad I don't live in America

  • David Cardew
    David Cardew 5 months ago

    Just goes to show what universities like Harvard are really about. They don't care about educating an ignorant class of people but preserving an image of higher educated rich people. No one could or should deny Kyles responsibilty over his use of the "N-word" however I believe that universities should be a place where all sorts of people from various backgrounds should come and learn and be taken out of their comfort zone. Universities like Harvard are showing that actually they're afraid of views that may damage their reputation as an institute and business.
    Harvard only take on the already educated they're not interested in educating the ignorant or challenging biggotry. It's an elitist institution for middle and upper class snobs. The Median income of families who go to harvard is like $160,000 and only like 1.8% of student are from poor backgrounds with some becoming rich later on which isn't a bad thing but serves my point about elitism. I can applaud Harvard for not wanting racism in it's university but they sure hate the poor like most American universities. They're classist which is another form of discrimination in my opinion.

  • Joshua Allen
    Joshua Allen 5 months ago


  • Fractured Raptor
    Fractured Raptor 5 months ago

    I say it all the time and I'll say it again. So long as you call yourselves said word, regardless of whatever spin you put on it, you have zero rights to get offended when someone else says the word or calls you that word. That being said nobody should be punished for mere words. Had there been activity behind it? Okay, I could see Harvard declining over fears of having that come onto their campus. At the same time I don't agree with him bring up Harvard's past. Slave owners were a part of the college because slavery was normal and accepted back then. You can't fault them for that. It's pretty scary how things can come back to bite you though. Run for president or congress and every single thing you did online, possible ever, gets picked through with a fine tooth comb. Shit you don't even remember yourself winds up getting found. Unless it's a recent past people shouldn't be judged by past behavior, not unless the behavior was incredibly violent or just violent in general. That warrants caution.

  • Dorkdum Productions
    Dorkdum Productions 5 months ago

    I’m a Millennial, but I’d still be interested in your SC news channel. It’d be better than the bias news on there now

  • Alec Jkul
    Alec Jkul 5 months ago

    If you want a Lol, start the video at 4:11

  • Alec Jkul
    Alec Jkul 5 months ago

    I am part of Gen Z, and consume news via one of the following mediums:
    1. Philip Defranco videos
    2. The BBC mobile app
    3. Newspapers
    4. Other news websites such as those of News24, the Guardian, the NY Times or CNN
    Social media's primary purpose (in my opinion) is social interaction, and therefore I do not generally trust it as much as the four stated above.

  • Renad Gharzeddine
    Renad Gharzeddine 5 months ago

    “Getting my audience who is 16 to 24 politically active” aka indoctrinating them with liberal ideologies

  • Lesbian Whore
    Lesbian Whore 5 months ago +5

    I only get my new.from one other place: Mary Ham

  • Emily Lu
    Emily Lu 5 months ago

    I get news from linkedin, podcasts and this channel

  • Thomas Fisher
    Thomas Fisher 5 months ago

    Landis sounds like he's been getting roid rage...

  • Herb Quintana
    Herb Quintana 5 months ago

    Phil: buy my premium snap?
    Me: ummm bro ....

  • Alexander Raman
    Alexander Raman 5 months ago

    Even though i would trust phil to make credible snapchat News, I think News need more context because tl;dr often gets misinterpreted like some people only read headlines

  • Little Kaori
    Little Kaori 5 months ago

    29 year old: I get my news from the traditional dutch new channel NOS (which is the most normal and neutral news in the netherlands so your basic economic and war things), your channel, sometimes the Al shazeer by your reccomendation, TLDR on youtube for european things and not much else. I have grown distrustfull of most news outlets and take all news, including yours unfortunatly, with a grain of salt. However your take on international but also new media news is very relevant for me because I do a lot on new media and you don't talk too much about the drama (sometimes you do though, personally I could do without but to each their own :D)
    I look for neutral, fact based and show-your-research type of news, plus some general economic, world and new media news.
    Hope this helps!

    WOOD MINER 5 months ago +2

    Not in anayway related, but the eddsworld youtube channel has this in liked videos

  • Shamarria evans
    Shamarria evans 5 months ago

    Im not gen z, im a younger millennial, but i do get some from snapchat sometimes. I follow cnbc. But youtube is the biggest news outlet i use.

  • JoeMischief
    JoeMischief 5 months ago

    Dude. I’m 45 and and in the UK, but get my news here now...

  • Nefepants
    Nefepants 5 months ago

    All of these women have identical stories, it's not exactly like there's a Max Landis sexual abuse subreddit for them to settle on a story they all tell. But please, by all means continue calling them accusers.

  • Joe Know
    Joe Know 5 months ago

    Flying any other flag on an American embassy besides the American one should be treason.

  • Victoria Antonetti
    Victoria Antonetti 5 months ago

    There are very few people I know who haven't made racially insensitive comments, some as nasty as Kyle's. While I think consequences are essential and keep us accountable and introspective about our actions, I'm not sure that taking away his spot does that. I'm positive that some of the other students in the incoming class have made racially insensitive statements. I'm torn about what consequences are the right ones.

  • Caitlin Ross
    Caitlin Ross 5 months ago

    my opinions are mixed with kyle kashuv- i agree that attitudes can change, however harvard was only treating him fairly. i believe this kind of action would be taken with any student who had past behavior exposed in this way. going through high school, my class, at least, was constantly reminded of this. we were always told that our actions as students could and would reflect upon us during college admissions, and to take care in choosing our actions with this in mind. and oh, ben shapiro. “a standard nobody can meet”? really? harvard’s standards may be high, but i think not using racial slurs would probably be one of the easiest parts of the harvard application process, no?

  • Mearlyn Ambrosius
    Mearlyn Ambrosius 5 months ago

    There you go DANA that's a God damn women right there standing up !

  • jean maillard
    jean maillard 5 months ago +2

    wasn't it harvard that harrased a gay child into almost killing himself?

  • Ericaaa
    Ericaaa 5 months ago

    OMG YES PLS MAKE TLDRs ON SNAPCHAT!!! I am 21 and mainly get my news from youtube (you're my favourite), online streaming of some TV news/political comedy (mainly Trevor Noah), social media -twitter and snap because Facebook can't be trusted

  • Elp Smith
    Elp Smith 5 months ago

    I don’t know about the whole Kyle thing. I openly said the n-word with a hard r when I was 14 but now I’m not so ignorant and I understand that’s wrong.
    It would be better if they gave him a talking to and let him know that if he does it again then he will be expelled.

  • Elp Smith
    Elp Smith 5 months ago

    The woman was pressured by a LAWYER into not pursuing the case yet they still ask us why we don’t report assault.