Veteran YouTuber Shane Dawson has lately come beneath hearth after a lot of his earlier actions have been delivered to gentle, together with earlier movies that includes blackface, inappropriate jokes towards minors, and different inappropriate behaviors which have resulted within the web calling for him to be canceled.
However most lately, there have been claims that Shane is beneath felony investigation for way more severe allegations in opposition to him.
Drama YouTuber Sanders Kennedy claimed the LA police division is investigating Shane Dawson.
In a video posted to his channel titled “EXCLUSIVE: LA Sheriff’s Dept. Investigating Shane Dawson; Survivors Urged To Come Ahead,” in style drama YouTuber Sanders Kennedy claimed Shane is being investigated by the police.
“[The LA sheriff’s department] completely knowledgeable me that there’s an investigation happening with Shane Dawson and the allegations which can be being delivered to them,” he mentioned.
Sanders mentioned he known as the sheriff’s division personally and that they revealed to him that they have been investigating allegations in opposition to Shane. In his video, he claimed there had been experiences suggesting he had participated in abusive conduct towards animals, in addition to grooming youngsters in on-line chats.
Sanders offered no proof within the video to again up his claims however says a few of the folks affected by Shane’s conduct have posted publicly about it on Twitter.
“There are severe issues that I have never come ahead with in my movies and proven you guys by my movies as a result of it was despatched to the sheriff’s division,” Sanders mentioned. “So being that they’ve seen the footage that is additionally circulating social media greater than I may ever ship them… they’ve seen it.”
He urged anybody with data to contact the LA sheriff’s division, although he didn’t present particular contact data within the video as to who on the sheriff’s division victims ought to attain out to. Since his video has been posted, he has clarified that it’s a “Suspicious Circumstance Investigation,” which suggests no victims have come ahead presently, and there has solely been a third-party criticism.
Is Shane Dawson being investigated by the LA sheriff’s division?
Regardless of Sanders’ claims, different drama channels have since made opposite claims. Fellow drama channel Def Noodles tweeted in regards to the allegations, claiming the LA sheriff’s division denied there was an ongoing investigation associated to Shane.
The LASD acquired a third Social gathering criticism final week concerning Shane Dawson. Nobody has come ahead with data since criticism was made. LASD is suggesting anybody who could wish to come ahead to contact Officer David Payne at 323-526-5154. 2/2
— Def Noodles (@defnoodles) July 7, 2020
“Shane Dawson just isn’t being investigated by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Division, mentioned Officer David Payne of the LASD,” he tweeted. “I spoke to 2 officers at LASD, together with Officer Payne. The LASD doesn’t have an official assertion on the matter as there isn’t any open investigation.”
Def Noodles clarified that there’s at the moment solely a third-party criticism in opposition to Shane, however “nobody has come ahead with data since [the] criticism was made.”
Even controversial drama YouTuber Keemstar tweeted a screenshot of his textual content messages with Shane, denying Sanders’ claims.
“My lawyer confirmed with the LA Sheriff’s Workplace right this moment that there isn’t any open investigation,” the textual content from Shane learn.
Def Noodles included in his Twitter thread that if there are any victims who want to come ahead with data concerning the claims made in opposition to Shane, they need to contact Officer David Payne on the LA Sheriff’s Division.
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