ThisvideoAroused widespread indignation and prompted YouTube to condemn the video and end the project with Logan Paul. Paul shelves the video and apologizes to the public. Controversy has sparked debate about the best ways to discuss and prevent suicide, as well as the responsibility to become redirected on YouTube. Many Paul fans defended the video, while critics said they were insensitive to the victims and their families rather than trying to understand the mental health of the suicides.
Paul's new video on Wednesday interviewed Kevin Hines, an advocate and suicide survivor, and other experts who told Paul about the gravity of the suicide problem and what those who believe in suicidal thoughts would look like.
Hines said in the video: "Logan, I just want one person to look into my eyes and say 'Hey kid, are you okay?'