Logan Paul is under fire yet again.
A year after the YouTube personality faced a wave of criticism for posting a video — which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara forest — Paul made a controversial remark about his 2019 New Year’s resolutions, sparking an immediate backlash from fans.
During an episode of his “Impaulsive” podcast on Wednesday, the 23-year-old and his co-host, Mike Majlak, explained that they were going to try a new resolution every month starting with “Sober-Vegan January” and “Fatal February.”
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“We’re going to go the opposite,” Majlak said of February, noting the two will be eating steaks, drinking “big bottles” of vodka and “just wilin’ out.” For March though, the co-hosts said it was “Male-Only March.”
“We’re going to attempt to go gay for just one month,” Paul stated. “For one month, and then swing, and then go back,” Majlak added.
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The comment did not sit well with fans, who slammed Paul for insulting the LGBTQ+ community.
“Dear Logan Paul and any ignorant, hurtful fool, You can’t ‘go gay for a month.’ Being gay is not a choice. This is an insult to the LGBTQ+ community. Stop this nonsense and stop supporting problematic people,” one social media user wrote.
Tweeted another individual: “Being gay isn’t a choice, being gay isn’t a phase, being gay shouldn’t be used for a trend and subscribers. Grow up Logan Paul.”
“Literally f–k logan paul. you can’t just ‘go gay for a month’ you’re literally insulting the LGBTQ+ community. f–k off,” wrote one social media user.
Commented another person: “I can’t believe logan paul is going to be ‘gay for a month’ like it’s some sort of trend. i’m disgusted.”
GLAAD also took issue with Paul’s comment, writing on Twitter on Friday: “That’s not how it works.”
In response, Paul said it was his “fault” and that it was a “very poor choice of words.”
“Very poor choice of words… my fault. let’s get together and talk about it on my podcast next week?” he tweeted.