Monday January 20, 2020

YouTuber's fate shows the power of 'cancelled' culture

At 19, James Charles was on top of his world, with 16.9 million subscribers and millions of dollars in the bank. Now, in the blink of an eye, he is watching his stock crash

16th May, 2019
James Charles arrives for the 2019 Met Gala. Pic: Getty

James Charles is not a name on everyone’s lips – unless you are into your glamour and make-up, and then you know that he is a YouTuber par excellence who has racked up millions of viewers on his channel, forging strong alliances with make-up companies and top glamour stars.

At just 19, Charles was on top of his world, the go-to guy for top of the range make-up, attending the Met Gala on...

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