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Makeup brand Morphe is being called out by consumers and influencers for staying silent following a video from YouTube beauty guru James Charles, in which he addressed accusations that he’s had sexual interactions with underage fans over Snapchat.
On Thursday April 1, Charles — who is one of the biggest beauty influencers in the world, with more than 25 million YouTube subscribers and 36 million TikTok followers — posted a video acknowledging that he had sexually charged conversations with two 16-year-old boys who he added on Snapchat. He said that at the time he believed them to be 18 and that he blocked them once he became aware of their age.
A number of similar accusations against Charles have been made in recent weeks, primarily in the form of viral TikTok videos posted by the boys who say they had flirtatious or sexual conversations with Charles. In his apology video, Charles said he had been “reckless” and that he needed to “take accountability for my actions and most importantly apologize to the people that were affected by them.”
Now, pressure is mounting on brands that have previously aligned themselves with Charles to speak out and distance themselves from …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Life