The Jeffree Star Laura Lee Apology Implosion, Asia Argento Hypocrisy Controversy, & More...

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  • Philip DeFranco
    Philip DeFranco  Year ago +1952

    Oh hi you Beautiful Bastards! Let me know your thoughts on today's show in the comments down below.

    • Sami Hughes
      Sami Hughes Year ago

      I think one of the reasons why Laura Lee is getting most of the blame, is because people haven't seen Gabriel's 'My Truth' video. I think if they watched that, they'd feel quiet sorry for Laura Lee and be going after Manny more then anyone else. But in saying that without Gabriels video, people don't realize that it wasn't just Laura Lee that used Jefree Star, it was also Manny and a few other people in the beauty community. I've loved this new Jefree, there was a video I seen about 8 months ago that I didn't like at all with Trisha in it, where Jefree is seen to be whispering gossip into Trishas ear, it came across as a form of bullying to me, and I'd gotten turned off of Jefree because of it, but then after seeing Shanes series that changed, I got to see the real, raw version of Jefree. He's human like everyone else, while other people think they are better then human.

    • Bee Maddox
      Bee Maddox Year ago

      Philip DeFranco I think people react strongly to hypocrisy
      No idea why the focus is on Laura Lee, probably because people hate fake apologies but also demand immediate apologies so folks scramble to say the right thing asap
      Unfortunately I think situations like this actually pull out folks true colors
      If you’re really sorry about something, you take ownership for it
      The deal with Argento is disgusting and sad
      It sucks because people aren’t going to believe her testimony against Weinstein and are going to use this as an excuse to discredit others speaking out. but that boy should be heard and listened to and she should be held accountable for her actions against him.

    • Jessica C
      Jessica C Year ago

      Philip DeFranco For me the difference was in the apology videos. The difference is pretty remarkable. I felt like her apology video was just a pity party for herself and opportunity to gain support from her followers. Also my own personal bias speculates that from her background and upbringing she may actually be a little bit low-key racist. Also, it’s pretty clear that Jeffree Starr’s behavior in the past and continuing today is a result of unmanaged angst and hurtfulness. I didn’t see any of that in her it seemed like she was just saying stupid shit because that’s how she feels. Also she kept calling in a retweet which it was not. Not taking full accountability and responsibility is the same thing as not apologizing it all.

    • Krista Angell
      Krista Angell Year ago

      Laura was only the first victim, trust me gabriel has made it so that people hate Manny now and he has a sub count now too.

    • tildeissobieberlike
      tildeissobieberlike Year ago

      Watch Gabriels video and Jeffree’s answer to it. Manny has done so much harm and the amount of hate against Laura isnt fair in the context like you hint to.

  • Just Looking
    Just Looking Month ago

    Bitch is bitter...because without him..we’re doing better...woot woot!

  • Lori G WF
    Lori G WF 3 months ago

    She’s just annoying and I can’t believe Jeffree ever hung w her. She’s sooooo insignificant, and I just “can’t relate.” 👋🏻 bye Laura.

  • OceanSprinkles
    OceanSprinkles 4 months ago

    everyone was off their shits in 2012

  • Sid K
    Sid K 5 months ago

    Better help yikes

  • Tyler Bennett
    Tyler Bennett 5 months ago

    Every apology video from a girl: No makeup, fake crying, “from the bottom of my heart”, “I’m not that person anymore”.

  • Cailey Rose
    Cailey Rose 6 months ago

    I think it's all in her reaction. She went the cover up and and lie to make yourself sound better route. Now she's a known liar and that doesn't work in the beauty community because you watch a beauty youtuber to get their honest opinion on products. She was purposefully deceptive about her past for personal gain, so she'd probably be purposefully deceptive about a product for personal gain and a lot of companies will pay for that.

  • MrKidGamez
    MrKidGamez 7 months ago

    xd he gets demonetized bcu of his intro probs

  • somebody help me i have a flat tire

    1:33
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  • Tanya Casey
    Tanya Casey 7 months ago

    Love you Phil but maybe you should edit the video and remove the betterhelp ad. :/

  • Mia Rants
    Mia Rants 7 months ago

    Ooooh. Laura Lee is from Alabama. Ok well then I guess I’m less pissed. But still don’t particularly love her energy. The vibe is just off. Especially in the apology video.

  • Amber Dent
    Amber Dent 8 months ago

    When it comes to internet controversies, I honestly am glad I'll dodge that bullet. Even if I for some reason end up in the public eye, my parents taught me from a young age not to say or write down anything I wouldn't want overheard or read, and once I was old enough, wouldn't let me have social media. I _still_ don't have Twitter or Facebook, etc. I keep any and all thoughts not directly relevant to the situation to myself. Maybe that's a bad way to go about it, I wouldn't really know, but I am grateful for that one thing from my otherwise shitty parents.

  • Kayla Scanlon
    Kayla Scanlon 8 months ago

    I’m so happy you and your company is growing and expanding, but please be careful about overstretch and burnout. You’re working so so hard and we’re all so proud of how far you’ve come :)

  • Ay Ron
    Ay Ron 8 months ago

    Girls are snakes bro

  • K _
    K _ 10 months ago

    This is so sad these grown adults spend so much time apologizing for making _jokes_ to other adults. How many of these people do you think actually put on a white hood and beat children? If you catch them in a clan meeting then fine, you can demand apologies, but _damn_ it was a *joke* . *Grow up* and move on to _real_ issues in the world like people starving to death and dying from bad weather conditions in your *own country* . Also this lame "I want to work with organizations" wtf? That's vague. This is how you know when people are virtue signaling. They say controversial things all of their lives and then when the new fad is virtue signaling they say "I didn't know any better" I'm ready for the victim point contest to be over now.

  • badgerman
    badgerman 10 months ago

    Laura Lee deleted the video

  • Amanda Szynkowski
    Amanda Szynkowski 10 months ago

    Recently started at hooters. Worst place ive ever worked(and i was a stripper). I really want to expose them, but i need to find a new job first. If you wanted to expose them using your platform, hmu

  • lauren kay
    lauren kay 10 months ago

    Fire channel

  • Manon et Poulpi sur un bateau *

    You're talking so fast😱 I'm French and it's hard to understand

  • Asgard Studios
    Asgard Studios 11 months ago

    Phil, you are the best thing on TVclip. Keep rocking brother!

  • I Am No One
    I Am No One 11 months ago

    Professionals at betterhelp? Seems like someone who’s apart of that business that he was plain out lying.

  • CoDy McCollum
    CoDy McCollum Year ago

    When I found out Laura Lee was from Alabama, I thought to myself "Well that makes sense" I'm from AL so I know how people are from here.

  • Tahaaboukalgthtt6 Taha123fffbfhfb

    I Love Laura Lee

  • Strictly Strong
    Strictly Strong Year ago

    "I cant make an excuse but heres an excuse

  • Madeleine Lerch
    Madeleine Lerch Year ago

    I dont think that the issue is the past offense. I think it’s the way people handle their past and own up to it, and Laura clearly has not.

  • Rachelle Tomlinson

    Laura Lee can't be an asshole, blame the state she lived in for not teaching her how to... not be racist?, post a fake apology, take it down to post a new one that was equally fake, continue to post annoying videos, and then overcompensate by posting a video about homeless people in LA. I use to be such a big fan of her but after I saw her latest video, she looks like she is trying too hard and her demeanor in the video looks like she isn't genuinely interested, just there cause she needs to be. I can't.

  • Xena purplepanda
    Xena purplepanda Year ago

    A week! Of karma! I love it when you see Jeffree wasn't the asshole all along.

  • SLiM M
    SLiM M Year ago

    Argento needs help (and if she’s already getting therapy, she needs extra sessions). Also, we need to remember the “innocent until proven guilty” rule. I personally know someone who was wrongly accused of enabling (possibly not the right word) sexual assault. The only piece of “evidence” was a hicky on the accuser. My friend was kicked out of the college because of the whole “believe the victim” thing. At the beginning of the very next school year my friend was told by the school they had been wrong and that she could come back, but it was too late because she had already started at another college. Unfortunately, people are wrongly accused of things like sexual assault every day. That’s why we should be saying “take the accuser seriously” instead of “believe the victim”. Cuz the victim isn’t always the victim, if you know what I mean.

  • Richard
    Richard Year ago

    When are people going to figure it out? It's not about "believe the victim", or "listen to the victim", or any of that. It's "the WOMAN is always right". Period. Full stop. In EVERY circumstance where a man does something to a woman, it's "OMG this is the most horrible thing ever" ... but when a woman does the EXACT SAME THING to a male, it's "we don't have all the information, let's wait and see, the woman couldn't possibly have done anything wrong, don't attack the woman" etc. As far as these people are concerned, males cannot be victims, only aggressors.

  • Sarah Gov
    Sarah Gov Year ago

    Re: Hooters... what if Millennials just have more respect for women and don’t think supporting those restaurants is the right thing to do?

  • Margie
    Margie Year ago

    Jeffree and a lot of these people are bullies. I'm just so tired of the fucking "I'm offended" set. Burying people's careers over shit like this is ridiculous. What if this Laura chick kills herself? Is that good enough karma for everyone?

  • The Musical Nerd Show

    People on the internet, man. They’re thorough in their research

  • Angelic Slayer
    Angelic Slayer Year ago

    I wanna say people like Laura lee need to disappear

  • trin
    trin Year ago

    laura handled it the worst.

  • Awesomesauce Guru
    Awesomesauce Guru Year ago +1

    (8:07 - 8:17) is meeeee😂

  • Cade Finder
    Cade Finder Year ago

    Gabriel is a snake

  • Wayne Dent
    Wayne Dent Year ago

    Evil is so prominent these days!

  • Reahnna Powers
    Reahnna Powers Year ago

    This is late but.... She faked her apology. I think that's why she lost the most. With the others, there's still a chance for them to show remorse and for them to apologize and make up for their words and actions. When you fake an apology (or have an apology that doesn't seem genuine) that hope for change is lost. People see you as 'that person who did a terrible thing in the past, didn't feel bad about it, and probably still is the terrible person they were then.'
    TL;DR -- She lost her chance to make up for it so now she's getting more hate.

  • Erica Speck
    Erica Speck Year ago

    I think she’s gaining so much hate because she has continually tried to social climb and use people to get to the top. At first people loved her, then as a once fan of her I noticed something. She would do anything to get ahead. Basically everyone was waiting for her to mess up, I knew it was a matter of time. Also instead of apologizing right away, she uploaded another makeup review! Shady shady. It just proves she literally thought people would turn a blind eye to it and keep gaining fame. I’m not going to pay a fake, unlicensed, user, and foul mouthed persons bills. She needs to try to go off grid, reinvent herself and learn.

  • Cammiboe
    Cammiboe Year ago

    Why are these people even famous? 😒

  • Tribal Artist
    Tribal Artist Year ago +1

    for real, i want lauras lost sub count please

  • Lucy Loveswaffles

    Netflix is doing the very thing that I pay them to not do.

  • Kris Roberts
    Kris Roberts Year ago

    Tip for blacks pull your pants up so you can run quicker from cops, I think that's funny why is she apologising for that it's not racist in the slightest?

  • Drizzt Do Urden
    Drizzt Do Urden Year ago

    ONLY when he started to lose money, Bennett remember Asia... "oh,is her fault! I just remembered I was raped!" Hahaha... c'mon I'm 100% it was consensual 😎

  • georgoudixxx
    georgoudixxx Year ago

    Wait that Makita girl kind of justified paedophilia and child abuse if I understood correctly? Wow, that hit rock bottom really. Shame. And shame to Mc Gowan. A predator is a predator, being man or woman. If the " listen to the other side" applies to Argento , then it can apply to Weinstein too. But what about the victims?

  • BirdRain
    BirdRain Year ago

    I feel like a lot of the reason Laura Lee got hit so hard is because she did delete everything. When you do something like that, it looks like you’re trying to hide something.

  • Liv
    Liv Year ago

    I'm not gonna hate on Laura Lee I don't know her much but I'm not those other people who's gonna hate on Laura Lee. So I'm not gonna go to her videos and just Make a hate comment no I'm not gonna do that * sigh * These Haters this days eh?... XD and btw Jeffree congrats for 10 million Subscribers! #Haters #LauraleeAndJeffreeDrama #canThisDramaEndPleaseTriedOfThisHateAndDrama and Btw If you don't like Laura Lee Videos just leave her videos, and her channel don't just Make a hate comment your Wasting your Time #TRUTH 👍

  • potwhovian
    potwhovian Year ago

    Shane needs to be more careful about his Docuseries​ he is giving attention to people who may not deserve it at all

    • potwhovian
      potwhovian Year ago

      Yeah him, Jeffree n his friends the drama of it all.... they not worth it

    • Ahais Dj
      Ahais Dj Year ago

      potwhovian u mean jake paul?

  • Trendy Golbin247
    Trendy Golbin247 Year ago

    On the laura lee and jeffree star bit.. All i have to say is everyone gets their karma in the end.. But Phil thanks for being the ultimate tea spiller The OG OF ALL THE SPILLED TEA!!! 👌😄😁

  • InvisibleRen
    InvisibleRen Year ago

    She's getting the brunt of stuff because Nikita is trans WoC and whatshisface is a gay MoC (right?). While they all did shit, it's easier to focus on the white straight woman. She's easier to attack because she doesn't have any marginalized identities though I'd say the other two are more hypocritical considering they are of marginalized identities. That's my theory anyway.

  • Liz Torres
    Liz Torres Year ago

    Im suprised People were more annoyed at Laura than Nikkita. That is some trash she tweeted.

  • Liz Torres
    Liz Torres Year ago

    I hope you can explain what happened, because I dont get it.

  • Thimble Fox
    Thimble Fox Year ago

    a sugar baby wanting more money because he was 17 at the time and she's rich, and he's able to get it.. is a lot different than full blown rape sometimes involving drugging and raping the victim so maybe that's why people would go 'lighter' on her? if just as many men came after her as women started coming after harvey weinstein and bill cosby then yeah id join the mob too but just one guy? and his best story isn't very compelling to say the least with the miss you mama messages and shit.

  • Cristina Garofalo

    I personally think she just really wasn’t sorry or affected by the scam. She really tried to side swipe it by posting a video before even attempting to just address the issue. I think if she would have just came out n said “guys what recently just happened is not something I considered to be acceptable. These were not my intentions but unfortunately it’s something that’s happened. I apologize to Jeffree blah blah blah” But the longer she waited the more the Internet DUG INTO HER. She completely neglected everything and posted a video tutorial reviewing make up. Because she really didn’t care or didn’t think it was something to care about. That was her problem!

  • Kristina D
    Kristina D Year ago

    If I'm PAYING for a service, there better not be advertisements or "personalized recommendations" before or in the middle of the content I'm paying to see.

  • Supreme Buffalo
    Supreme Buffalo Year ago

    Hahahaha the gay drama is so bitchy and catty. That Jeffrey guy is like a caricature. I might go watch some of his stuff

  • Obsidian Sirius Blackheart

    Why is nobody talking about the fact that he was under 18????????

  • Firstand Last
    Firstand Last Year ago

    wooo phiil's transitioned...hard from a few years ago. im backing out ....slowely-----------)

  • Ever Forward
    Ever Forward Year ago

    I'm not sure how you make it to adulthood and don't realize saying the n-word isn't cool. I'm pretty sure I learned that in early grade school.

  • Saff
    Saff Year ago

    If karma really came around then Jefree Stacunt would have been taken down too. He’s still a piece of shit.