Brennen Taylor he is apologizing to his fans.
On July 4th, the YouTube star landed on Twitter to tackle the controversial footage that has surfaced since he was a teenager.
“I noticed that some of my old tweets and videos from when I was 16 have surfaced online … I want to own and take responsibility for the vocabulary I used and the insensitive jokes I made” shared with his followers. “Looking back at who I was and how reckless I was with the things I published so that everyone could see … for what? A laugh? Well, they weren’t funny and I’m so sorry.”
Brennen continued, “Who I was then is in no way a reflection of what I am now. I learned from my mistakes and am continuing on the way to becoming a better me. Even if these words / actions were used jokingly, I have not I never stopped thinking, “Could these words hurt someone?” and for this, I’m really sorry. Today I use my platform as an ally and I will continue to fight and be the voice for everyone, regardless of race, sexuality, sex or other! ”