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Disney cuts ties with PewDiePie after anti-Semitic jokes



PewDiePIe’s internet trolling has caught up to him.

Mashable has confirmed that Disney, and its digital entertainment firm Maker Studios, has cut ties with the Swedish YouTube star after learning a handful of his videos contain anti-Semitic jokes and Nazi imagery.

The Wall Street Journal first reported the news on Monday after publishing an extensive review of PewDiePie’s videos.

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After being contacted by The Journal, PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, removed three videos (which collectively had amassed 23 million views) including a Jan. 11 video which included an image of two men laughing as they held a banner that read “Death to all Jews.” Read more…

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