Aside from protesting the senseless killing of George Floyd alongside his girlfriend Josie Canseco and many others, Logan Paul also delivered a powerful and passionate speech against racism and he is now getting a lot of praise for his words! Check out what the controversial YouTuber had to say on his podcast, Impaulsive.
The influencer discussed both the tragic death of Floyd as well as racism in America, in general.
The older Paul brother and his co-hosts talked about it all for a full hour and took a ‘hard stance on the cataclysmic injustices taking place in the land of the ‘free.’’
The usually criticized new media entertainer was applauded for his passionate speech condemning racial inequality and police brutality.
And that wasn’t all he did to show support to the Black Lives Matter movement!
Logan was also in attendance at a protest alongside his girlfriend, Josie Canseco, marching and demanding equality.
As for what he said on his podcast that left everyone pleasantly surprised, he argued that ‘It is not enough to be ‘not racist.’ You have to be anti racist. Condemn all those who feign superiority because of the color of their skin. Friends. Hold friends accountable. Hold family accountable. Hold yourself accountable. Most importantly, we must hold authorities accountable — police officers, politicians. all policy makers. Like Killer Mike said, ‘BULLY the politicians at the voting booth.’ Make your voice heard. Attend a protest. Speak up against injustice.’
He also acknowledged he has white privilege and dragged people who still insist it does not exist.
‘You are delusional, and you’re part of the problem. I can count on zero hands the times I have feared for my life at a routine traffic stop. That’s never happened.’
The video started to go viral online and many applauded Logan for what he had to say all the while being quite taken aback that the problematic YouTuber has this well-spoken side to him.
Here are a few reactions to his speech: ‘Never have I thought I’d full-on agree with Logan Paul. No matter if what was said was scripted, he’s speaking the truth.’ / ‘I can’t believe I’m saying this, but listen to what Logan Paul has to say.’ / ‘Logan Paul has done a lot of f***ed up s***, but whether you want to believe it or not, he’s growing.’