YouTube star Jenna Marbles announced on Thursday that she’s quitting vlogging after fans asked her to apologize for racist videos she’s made, saying there are things in her past she’s not proud of.
“I want to make sure the things that I put into the world are not hurting anyone,” said Marbles, whose real last name is Mourey.
In a new YouTube video, Mourey said fans requested that she address problematic videos from her past, which include her in blackface, and she “feels like we’re at a time where we are purging ourselves of anything and everything toxic.”
jenna made a difficult decision this week. but it was the right one for her. for her mental health. and for (cont) https://t.co/6s5aDjVYvN
— julien 📁📂 (@juliensolomita) June 26, 2020