PewDiePie has gone from energy to energy just lately, racking up thousands and thousands of subscribers and being topped essentially the most watched YouTuber of 2019.
Now he’s taking his first break in 10 years and, if there’s anybody who couldn’t be extra shocked, it’s his video editor Sive.
‘He’s unironically addicted to making YouTube movies,’ Sive revealed to Metro.co.uk. ‘The complete factor about “Hey, I enjoy making videos”, he actually does get pleasure from it.’
Considering Felix didn’t even cease importing throughout his honeymoon, Sive admitted: ‘I used to be anticipating him to say “Hey, I’m going to pre-record a hundred videos.”‘
Nevertheless, he’s blissful his buddy is getting a while to himself, including: ‘Everyone needs a break but, with YouTube, having a break is sort of detrimental to your channel. I think it’s price it for him…and I want a break too!’
Sive first met Felix when he was at college, creating memes on-line in his spare time. Naturally, that was a recipe for achievement, with the pair of them getting on like a home on hearth.
He’s now been enhancing for the YouTube star for 3 years – however admitted the strain of getting 100 million pairs of eyes in your work doesn’t actually go away regardless of Felix being ‘very chill’ about the entire thing.
‘The fanbase is big, I do feel some pressure but at the same time I try my best!’ he instructed us.
‘People DM me, telling me I should be replaced,’ he recalled, earlier than joking: ‘I’ve had folks inform me, “You should be executed.”‘
Adding that he will get despatched timestamps in movies to helpfully illustrate errors he’s made, Sive admitted: ‘PewDiePie fans are actually the most annoying fans ever. I love them but they’re so annoying.’
The big fanbase is a part of the rationale why he’s by no means proven his face in any movies, explaining: ‘I may, if I wished to, be extra on the market however I favor preserving my privateness.
‘I don’t need to take care of all of the issues that include being an influencer – no matter time period folks use these days – [like] folks making enjoyable of me.’
Despite Sive wanting to keep out of the limelight, he’s seen his buddy via the monumental ups and downs of being the world’s hottest YouTuber – from hitting the unfathomable 100 million subscriber mark to hitting headlines due to varied scandals.
Chatting about what it was like to see the scandals unfolding, Sive joked: ‘Initially I used to be like, “Oh, another one.”‘
‘I don’t actually choose him for his errors as a result of I do know the kind of person he is in actual life,’ he defined. ‘Everyone makes mistakes, I don’t suppose he was deliberately making an attempt to harm anybody.
‘It’s simply, you already know, if you’re on the prime of YouTube and have thousands and thousands of eyes on you, you’re certain to offend somebody in some way.’
As for whether or not he feels strain about what to lower out of Felix’s movies, he’s not too anxious.
‘Me and Felix, we sort of read each other’s minds, we all know what kind of issues to put in movies and know what kind of issues to lower out. So it’s simply up to my discretion,’ he mentioned.
In reality, when you would possibly suppose the YouTuber can be mega protecting over his channel, Sive really has a whole lot of energy – which he appears to relish.
‘I have all the control I want,’ he laughed. ‘I’m mainly given a hyperlink and instructed to make magic. If I wished to add random outtakes that I’ve, 10 hours of him doing nothing, then I may.’
After 10 years, it’s uncommon for a YouTuber to nonetheless be going robust. According to Sive, it’s as a result of ‘he still keeps it real.’
‘Most other YouTubers – I can’t say their names! But most different YouTubers are very boring, very vapid. I’d a lot favor having an actual down to earth person who’s on the prime of YouTube than somebody boring, or simply unfunny.’
As for the way forward for the PewDiePie channel? Sive’s not satisfied it’s ever going to decelerate.
‘I don’t suppose [Felix is] ever gonna stop, I believe he’s actually addicted,’ he admitted. ‘He can’t get sufficient of YouTube, so I believe I’ll be alongside the way too.
‘You know, until I just pass out during editing or something.’
Maybe the break is an effective factor in spite of everything.
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