Sisters, James Charles is again on YouTube. The wonder guru had an ‘eye-opening final month’ throughout his hiatus from the identical platform that triggered a closely publicized fallout with fellow YouTuber Tati Westbrook.
James Charles, 20, is again and higher than ever. On Could 18, the wonder guru left YouTube with a dropped subscriber depend, many accusations towards his identify and the controversial “No Extra Lies” video that had followers doubting if they need to be Workforce James or Workforce Tati Westbrook. However one month later, on June 18, James marked his return with a 27-minute make-up tutorial and chit chat video referred to as “Hello Sisters” — and it was simply as breezy because the title sounds. “Hello sisters! James Charles right here, and welcome again to my YouTube channel. Oh my gosh, it feels so bizarre to be sitting right here within the studio on digital camera, recording this video for you guys, however I’m so past excited as a result of it’s about time and I’m prepared to come back again and work so exhausting and see all of you sisters,” James gushed within the introduction, however quickly obtained critical about his present headspace.
“I went from being so in it [YouTube and social media] for the previous three years, I’ve actually been like hooked on filming my movies and checking my social media,” James continued. “And prefer it was a lot enjoyable, nevertheless it obtained to some extent to the place it was extremely, extremely like poisonous for me and my psychological well being and after every thing that simply went down on social media, I simply sort of wanted a while to detox, sluggish it down.” For a debrief of “every thing” that simply went down, the scandal between Tati and James blew up after James promoted Sugar Bear Hair (the rival to Tati’s personal vitamin firm, Halo Magnificence) in trade for an artist go at Coachella in April 2019. This incident served because the tipping level for Tati to launch her “BYE SISTER…” video, which touched on James’ supposed “betrayal” and threw out different allegations (James rebutted these along with his clapback video, “No Extra Lies”). However the she-said, he-said is over.
“I’m actually, actually excited to say that after the final month, I’ve achieved quite a lot of rising and pondering,” James confessed in his new video. “I’m now capable of depart my cellphone in one other room stroll out and like take pleasure in life, which sounds so silly, however like for me that’s main, main progress.” And on that word, James proved he has made progress by leaving the drama behind and launching right into a tutorial for a “dripping rainbow” make-up search for Pleasure Month. He even made his return to YouTube right into a charitable trigger — James will donate all the video’s AdSense-generated proceeds to The Trevor Venture, which combats youth suicide within the LGBTQ+ group.
Whereas James has reunited with YouTube, his Sister Tour stays cancelled. The YouTuber pulled the plug on his cross-city tour on Could 26, explaining on his Instagram Story that he “needed to take the subsequent few months to deal with issues that make [him] actually completely happy” and since it was “actually essential for [him] to get [his] head again to the place it was when [he] first began, which was to do that out of a love for make-up, artistry, inspiring folks and, most significantly, making folks completely happy.”