Subscriber Account active since. The year-old was arrested on Monday and charged with assault and assault with a weapon, according to a statement from Toronto Police. Ethier's arrest follows a chaotic few weeks for the YouTube star, whose super-natural themed channel features staged, 3 AM horror videos. In January, Ethier claimed that Alexia Marano — his girlfriend and partner in their joint YouTube channel Dream Team — had been killed by a drunk driver. Suspicious viewers took to Twitter and Reddit to voice their outrage and skepticism surrounding the bizarre videos. No police reports, no local news agencies and worst of all no family is confirming. On January 27, several days after the initial post, Ethier uploaded a video confessing that Alexia was alive and the stunt had been a ploy for more Dream Team subscribers.
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He posted videos to his five million YouTube subscribers claiming that his girlfriend, fellow YouTuber Alexia Marano, had been killed by a drunk driver. In the days after, Ethier posted a video filmed at what he claimed was a memorial space for Marano. He then posted another video in which he attempted to contact Marano using a ouija board. In a follow-up video, the Canadian YouTube prankster admitted Marano is alive and well, but added that she had ended their relationship. Already have an account?
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Subscriber Account active since. YouTuber Jason Ethier known as JayStation and ImJayStation to his 6 million subscribers across three channels is closing out a turbulent two months by "taking a break" from YouTube, according to a video titled " Goodbye The year-old vlogger's announcement comes one month after his latest scandal in which he faked ex-girlfriend Alexia Marano's death — and just two weeks after being arrested on charges of assault with a weapon. I really lost who I was as a person in pursuit of success. In the minute video, Ethier detailed his regrets from his YouTube career, from his paranormal vlogs faking communication with dead celebrities to his homophobic videos in which he drinks "gay potion.
Ethier says he now realizes the error in his ways — namely using content involving deceased people for attention. The punishment was not incurred immediately after Ethier admitted to faking the death of his girlfriend, fellow creator Alexia Marano , in late January — even amid persistent outrage from observers and a Change. In explaining its punishment, YouTube cited a policy unveiled in Feb. YouTube says it employs this policy to take action on a rare basis, but does so to protect its larger ecosystem of creators, viewers, and advertisers. He is reportedly due in court on March Since addressing the scandal in two of her own videos late last month, she has been fairly active posting various challenge, DIY, and eating videos. JayStation will have the opportunity to regain monetization, YouTube says, with the broad caveat that he must address all relevant issues with his channel. In his Goodbye video, Ethier says he has deleted many offensive videos from his channel that had previously garnered roughly million views, including those touting gay jokes he now deems offensive, as well as clips in which he beefed with fellow creators. Ethier concluded his Goodbye video by seeming to address the punishment head-on. This information will never be shared with a third party.