YouTuber Alex Day breaks his silence on abuse allegations
Alex Day talks candidly to Donagh Corby about his sex abuse scandal, When photos of Day and his ex-girlfriend Carrie Hope Fletcher at a. Alex Richard George Day (born 8 April ) is an English musician, vlogger and writer. Day announced on 14 February that he had been dating fellow YouTuber Carrie Hope Fletcher since October However, Fletcher. YouTuber Carrie Hope Fletcher - Alex Day's ex-girlfriend - urged a boycott of the book over abuse claims.
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Do you still talk to people from the Team Internet world? I said that was really cool thanks for thinking of me. I met up with this girl, right, just to hang out because she sounded cool. We got on fine, I texted her quite a bit. I just kept making videos. They just stopped watching. Now no one watches my videos. The community left, and so did any semblance of popularity that I had.
I had a dream about a week ago about one of my old best mates. The dream was me trying to tell him my side of what happened, and him not listening. I have a lots of old dreams with old friends in YouTube world. I had so many close friends, overnight a lot of them turned on me.
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I had this amazing crazy job where i got to make videos for half an hour a week and I get paid like three grand a month. That was the peak of it — the work to money ratio was way off.
What do you think can be done to prevent inappropriate relationships from happening? There appears to be lots of problems, though. I feel very regretful that I used to be that way and that, however unknowingly, I made people feel that way. All of the people that said stuff I knew all of them. A lot of them used to be my friends, I saw them all as friends because they became friends.
It felt like everyone was really angry, trying to take someone down.
Alex Day on exile and allegations
Nothing is every black and white; people jump to conclusions a lot. On a personal note, I then had absolutely no idea what to do.
My ask box was asks deep with people asking me to clear the situation up for them, or to publicly condemn Alex or to publicly support Alex. I was super freaked. That does not excuse what he did…the fact that he was so unthinking and irresponsible as to not even notice has its own brand of gross.
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This probably goes without saying but I am both furious and saddened that people in my community would have these manipulative, unhealthy, and even abusive relationships. If you are in an abusive relationship, or just think you might be, there is help to be had.
Sometimes even realizing the nature of your relationship is difficult. And getting out can seem impossible.
boys in books are better
National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1. HOPE Alex's post on the subject On consent Until yesterday, I thought that I had had only appropriate, though occasionally manipulative relationships with women. And, to clarify - it was an awful way to treat the people in my life.
Thank you to the people who have shared their stories. I know it was very difficult but it helped me realise how terrible my actions were, and I want to respect their bravery by reiterating that only yes means yes.