James Charles has been branded a ‘danger to society’ by his fellow YouTubers, after Tati Westbrook alleged he tried to ‘manipulate people’s sexuality’ in a damning video.
And vlogger Carmie Sellitto – who goes by the identify Touchdalight – claimed the 19-year-old questioned his sexuality at a celebration, and made him ‘uncomfortable with flirty texts’.
In a video on shared on his profile, for his 558okay subscribers, he defined he met the make-up vlogger at a VidCon afterparty in California final 12 months.
‘He was constantly staring at me at this after party, obviously that’s fairly intimidating. Somebody with that many thousands and thousands of subscribers goes to be intimidating, particularly in the event that they’re simply staring you out the entire get together,’ he advised the digicam. ‘It did make me uncomfortable.
‘I ended up getting super drunk at this party, I had the confidence to go up to James Charles and ask why he was staring at me all night. I would never have done this sober. I’m not going to lie, I’m a p***y sober, however get me a number of drinks and I’m a unique individual.
Carmie, 20, revealed they ended up ‘speaking for 30 minutes’, after which James ‘asked for his number and social handles’.
He continued: ‘I was obviously super gassed that he asked to follow me. I thought he was being friendly, I didn’t assume something of it. I believed, “I’m going to be friends with James Charles, it’s going to be so lit”.
‘It goes downhill from there. It makes me feel s**t because I genuinely feel I shouldn’t be talking about this.
‘He saved asking actually bizarre questions, like, “How long have you been gay for?” I’m not truly homosexual so when he requested me that, I felt actually awkward.
‘I froze and laughed in his face, requested if he was being critical.
‘I mentioned, “I’m not actually gay”, then he hits me with, “Are you sure?” Issues obtained very awkward after that second..
‘I’ve by no means truly met somebody so up entrance, it made me tremendous uncomfortable.’
He revealed he stopped speaking to James after this, as they each lived in several nations – with Carmie based mostly within the UK.
‘I thought this isn’t for me. I didn’t need to really feel like I used to be main him on,’ he added.
‘I just knew, if I ended up flying out, something would have happened between me and him, for sure. I’m fairly positive I might have needed to keep at his… I don’t even need to give it some thought, it makes me so uncomfortable to consider.’
In a chat with the Daily Mail, Carmie opened up in regards to the messages James allegedly sent him, explaining he was ‘flirty’ however ‘didn’t say something inappropriate’..
‘He kept telling me how I was the hottest guy he ever laid his eyes on,’ he advised the publication. ‘I told him I wasn’t homosexual.
‘However James made me query myself. He requested me, “Are you sure you aren’t gay or bi? Are you sure?”
‘I finally had to tell him again that I didn’t need to lead him on.’
He additionally claimed James blocked his quantity after that exchanged, and hasn’t been in contact since.
The make-up artist has but to deal with Carmie’s claims..
James was compelled to apologise earlier this month, after Tati Westbrook shared a video calling him out for his behaviour.
‘Boys have been a topic that I’ve spoken quite a bit about on my social media journey. And it’s a subject that I want I hadn’t. I’ve been in loads of very distinctive, unusual conditions which have left folks confused or upset,’ he mentioned.
‘And I’ve discovered the laborious manner about ways in which I can work together with those who I’m fascinated about, and additionally ones that I ought to or shouldn’t be taking to.
‘This is a conversation that I know a lot of people are uncomfortable with, and it’s one thing that I ought to have been way more cautious with, bringing into the general public eye.’
Jeffree Starr later labelled him a ‘danger to society’, whereas Zara Larsson claimed he slid into her boyfriend’s DMs.
However, while he has dropped more than 2million subscribers since Tati’s unique video was shared, Logan Paul has begged fans to ‘cut him some slack’ over the claims.
Metro.co.uk has contacted reps for James for a remark.