Shane Dawson is facing backlash, yet again, for a video in which he appears to touch himself in a sexual manner to a poster of then 11-year-old Willow Smith.
Shane was 23 at the time.
via Page Six:
The disturbing clip that surfaced Saturday morning shows Dawson staring at a photo of a pre-teen Smith while pretending to masturbate. He also sexualizes the lyrics to Smith’s 2010 debut single, “Whip My Hair.”
Dawson is 12 years older than the “Red Table Talk” co-host, who is now 19.
“Shane Dawson?? Doing this to a picture of Willow Smith? DISGUSTING!!! No apology can erase that, just disappear my guy,” wrote one tweeter, with another adding, “YOU KNOW DAYUM WELL IF HIS HUMOR WAS DIRECTED AND PLAYED OUT LIKE THAT TOWARDS THE YOUTH IN YOUR LIFE, EXCUSES OF HUMOR WOULD NOT BE A ON THE TABLE!!!”
“I was at least 20 when I started YouTube, and I made the decision to play stereotypes of Black people, or Asian people, or Mexicans, or pretty much every race. I made that decision. I said, ‘Oh this is funny,’ and I put that on the internet,” he admitted. “Now, years later, I look back at that and … when I say I hate that person, I mean it in the most intense way possible.”
Shane Dawson is CANCELED canceled.
Disgusting video found by @stre_ed where Shane Dawson pretends to masturbate over a poster of then 11 year old Willow Smith while sexualizing lyrics of her debut song. Truly depraved man. pic.twitter.com/e8WF9OX5Nl
— J?+? = DANGERS TO SOCIETY (@KRMGDN) June 25, 2020