Colleen Ballinger releases singing 'apology' on YouTube
Collen Ballinger has been accused of making an apology into a “joke” by former fans after releasing a song about recent grooming allegations she has faced.
Ballinger, who is also known online by her persona “Miranda Sings”, has grown a large following comprised of millions of subscribers thanks to her satirical singing videos.
While Ballinger has faced accusations of fat-shaming and racial stereotyping in the past, recent allegations centre on
alleged “grooming” of minors
emerged of her appearing to ask minors if they were “virgins”.
One former fan and YouTuber, Adam McIntyre, shared a
claiming that Ballinger “used” him and added: “This woman groomed me.”
In response to the allegations, Ballinger
released a video
of her own in which she played the ukelele and sang a song with lyrics, such as, “All aboard the toxic gossip train, travelling down the tracks of misinformation”.