Disgraced YouTuber Shane Dawson accused of antisemitism for 'kill the Jews' joke in resurfaced video

Disgraced YouTuber Shane Dawson accused of antisemitism for 'kill the Jews' joke in resurfaced video

After a week of resurfaced videos has seen Shane Dawson exposed for past instances of racist language, blackface and highly inappropriate sexual comments about children, his cancellation shows no sign of slowing down.

The slew of problematic content which is now being shared began after Dawson posted a statement on Twitter last weekend which enraged the beauty YouTube community.

Following accusations that he was involved in orchestrating the attempted takedown of fellow YouTuber James Charles last year, Dawson addressed the allegations in the worst possible way.

Barely a day after restocking his make-up collab with fellow problematic YouTuber Jeffree Star, Dawson announced he was "done" with the beauty community, saying the people involved in it were "attention-seeking, game-playing, egocentric, narcissistic, vengeful, two-faced ticking time bombs ready to explode" who are "obsessed with looks, money, power, fame, screenshots and subtweets".

His attitude did not go down well, and people began to dig out old content of Dawson's, leading him to post yet another apology video.

The story hit the mainstream after a particularly disturbing clip emerged of Dawson pretending to masturbate over a poster of a then-11-year-old Willow Smith.

Willow's brother Jaden and mother Jada have since spoken out, expressing outrage and disgust over the clip.

Dawson's BFF Jeffree Star, who arguably started this whole thing, has been uncharacteristically quiet.

Despite Dawson being largely cancelled, people are not letting up. And yet another wildly offensive clip has now resurfaced.

YouTuber Dennis Feitosa, who goes by the name Def Noodles and makes drama commentary videos, tweeted out this from his second account today:

The clip appears to compile part of a video of Feitosa's with a series of damning clips which show Dawson making a number of antisemitic "jokes".

It includes video of what appears to be Dawson dressed as Hitler, saying: "And now we must go and kill the Jews."

It's unclear when the clip is from, but it appears to be part of a comedy skit which imagines Hitler checking his tweets.

There's a subsequent clip of Dawson in drag, conducting a vox pop, asking strangers questions in the street.

In a scene that appears to be scripted, he asks someone playing a passer-by: "Say I wanted to get rid of, I don't know, all the Jews. How would I do that?"

There are also clips of him laughing at antisemitic caricatures of his friend Lauren, who is Jewish, including one of her with exaggerated stereotypically Jewish features in a star of David surrounded by dollar bills and a menorah, and one which just features the words "loud Jew".

Lauren is then shown the images, which she says are "horrifying" while Dawson laughs.

More clips have now emerged of Dawson during his teenage years, showing him in more skits which joke about "killing all Jewish people", as well as "kill all the Asians".

One of the clips also features Islmophobic tropes and derogatory comments about what appears to be a Muslim character.

While looking into these accusations of antisemitism, indy100 also uncovered a number of tweets and Instagram posts in which Dawson refers to friends as some variation on "Jew", as well as a tweet in response to a now-deleted one from Jewish YouTuber Bree Essrig, in which he says "hahahahaha oh jews".

Dawson has yet to comment publicly on these accusations.

His Twitter bio still reads "My Merch Store is Restocked!" followed by a link to buy his products.

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