After losing his way in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, the vlogger is back, bigger and richer than ever
A fearful realisation, but it appears that, in Logan Paul, the world may be in the presence of a genius. Is that genius good or evil? I have yet to decide. Logan Paul has yet to decide. We will only know one way or another when he explodes the moon as some sort of viral prank.
For those of you born before the year 1998: Paul is a YouTuber, most famed among people who are allowed to portion-control their Ribena on the assurance that they won’t get too hyper on it (that means: you and, to a lesser extent, me) for the January 2018 video where he went to Japan’s Aokigahara forest, or “suicide forest”, and found and broadcast footage of a dead body there. You are not supposed to do that, it turns out. YouTube cut ties with him, Paul lost thousands of subscribers and commercial partners, and went to ground for a month before coming back with an apology video. And now he’s … hold on, bigger than ever?