Yousef Saleh Erakat, also known as FouseyTube or Fousey, is an American YouTuber who gained popularity for his parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches and interviews.
He was born on January 22, 1990, in Fremont, California, and attended San Jose State University.
Fousey has been active on YouTube since 2011 and has three channels; FouseyTube, Fousey and DoseOfFousey.
FouseyTube’s main channel, fouseyTUBE, has over 10.4 million subscribers and 1.95 billion total views.
He is associated with the Collective Digital Studio network, and has collaborated with other YouTubers, including Slim Albaher.
In addition to his YouTube career, Fousey has also ventured into acting, comedy and motivational speaking.
He has been recognized for his contributions to the YouTube community and was awarded YouTuber of the Year at the 8th Shorty Awards.
Fousey has faced some controversies throughout his career.
In 2023, he addressed and apologized for using a racial slur during a livestream, stating that it did not represent his character.
Fousey uses the N-word
On August 1, 2023, Fousey used a racial slur during a livestream on Twitch.
The incident has been described as a major violation of the terms and service of the streaming platform.
Fousey addressed the issue on his social media accounts and apologized for the incident, stating that it was an accident and does not represent his character.
It is important to note that Fousey has a controversial history on social media.
He has been involved in several controversies in the past, including a fake bomb threat prank that led to his arrest in 2018.
Additionally, he has been accused of promoting harmful and dangerous ideas, such as promoting conspiracy theories and encouraging his followers to stop taking their medication.
The use of racial slurs is never acceptable and can have serious consequences, including damage to one’s reputation and career.
It is important for public figures to be mindful of their actions and words, especially when they have a large following.
It is also important for social media platforms to enforce their terms and service and take appropriate action against users who violate them.
Popular YouTuber Fousey caught saying the N-word on his live video 👀 pic.twitter.com/sAwzcnZe2o
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) August 2, 2023
Fousey addressed the backlash after using the racial slur on his social media accounts.
The streamer apologized for the incident and stated that it was an accident and does not represent his character.
He also acknowledged that using the racial slur was a major violation of the terms and service of the streaming platform.
Fousey’s apology was met with mixed reactions from his followers, with some accepting his apology and others calling for more accountability.
It is important to note that Fousey has a controversial history on social media, including being involved in several controversies in the past.
Some critics have argued that Fousey’s apology may not be enough to address the harm caused by his use of the racial slur, and that he should take further steps to educate himself and his followers on the harms of racism and discrimination.