Newswire: UPDATED: Disney and YouTube sever ties with PewDiePie over anti-Semitic jokes

As reported by The Wall Street Journal, Disney and its Maker Studios brand have completely cut ties with YouTube personality PewDiePie after he made a series of anti-Semitic jokes in his videos—though “jokes” seems pretty generous, as they were more like references to anti-Semitism itself being funny. A lot of the offending videos have been deleted from YouTube, but The Wall Street Journal has compiled a handy clip that shows the anti-Semitic bits and cuts in with information about how “jokes” about being a Nazi have a tendency to attract actual Nazis. In fact, white supremacist news website The Daily Stormer has even apparently declared itself “the world’s #1 PewDiePie fan site.”

PewDiePie is the nom de internet of Felix Kjellberg, a guy who also recently got in trouble when he made a joke about joining ISIS and threw a little fit over how Twitter’s verified checkmark …

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