YouTube star PewDiePie says he is ‘sickened’ the New Zealand mosque gunman sat in his car and told people to subscribe to him before embarking on a killing spree
- Brenton Tarrant said ‘remember lads, subscribe to PewDiePie’ outside mosque
- PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, took to Twitter to express disgust at attack
- World’s highest paid Youtuber has been criticized for using racial slurs in the past
PewDiePie say through twitter-
I feel absolutely sickened having my name uttered by this person.
This is one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” said the country’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern hours after a man dressed in a military-style, camouflage outfit, and carrying an automatic rifle shot and killed 40 people at two mosques in Christchurch. The gunman believed to be a 28-year old Australian Brenton Tarrant live streamed the episode on Facebook.
soon after the world heard the gunman utter ‘PewDiePie’, hate had begun on the Internet.
But thankfully, there are sane people too in this world. And on the Internet. At the time of writing this, #PewdiPie is trending on Twitter and lots of them have come out to show support to the YouTuber.
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