YouTube is reducing off Russell Model‘s money move in response to rape and sexual assault allegations towards him — the platform’s suspended him from making a living off his movies.
A YouTube spokesperson mentioned on Tuesday it is suspending the comedian-turned-influencer’s account — which has over 6.6 million subscribers — which suggests he will not have the ability to money in on the advertisements that play earlier than and through his library of vids.
The corporate says Model violated its creator accountability coverage — which, partially, says a creator’s off-platform habits that is deemed probably dangerous to others can lead to YouTube taking motion.
This does not simply have an effect on Model’s essential channel, BTW … it additionally places the kibosh on his different accounts raking within the dough, like Awakening with Russell, Soccer Is Good, and Keep Free with Russell Model.
As we reported, Model is now dealing with claims from a number of girls who declare to have been raped, sexually assaulted or abused by him from 2006 to 2013 … with one alleged sufferer saying mentioned she had poisonous interactions with him when she was simply 16 years previous.
He was placed on blast in 2 items, printed on Saturday via The Occasions (UK) and Channel 4. Model tried getting in entrance of the report by posting a video Friday on social media — together with his YT channel — saying all of his sexual encounters have been consensual.
FYI, the BBC has additionally pulled a few of Model’s exhibits from its Sounds and iPlayer platforms after the allegations got here to gentle — saying a few of his previous content material “now falls under public expectations.”