“You Love to Play Both Sides”: Jake Paul Claps Back at Brother Logan for Accusing Him of Disloyalty to His Face

Published 08/09/2023, 10:29 AM EDT

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Jake Paul and his elder brother Logan Paul are now globally recognized icons. Much of their popularity goes back to when they began their careers as social media influencers and YouTube content creators. Within years, the siblings boasted followings running into the millions. Their transition into combat sports pulled in a lot of new followers. With so many accomplishments between them, have ‘The Problem Child’ and ‘The Maverick’ been living a fairy-tale life, all bliss and no discord? Watching the latest episode of ‘Impaulsive,’ doubts may have crept into the minds of many fans.

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Both brothers developed diverging interests over the years. Having won all but one of his pro boxing matches, Jake Paul has become a crossover staple. Logan Paul tested his skills in the squared circle. It convinced him that his fortunes lay elsewhere. He finally seems to have found his forte in pro wrestling, boasting a dedicated and surging fan following. Concurrently, the brothers branched off into different business ventures, which, as far as the reports go, have been doing well.

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Around the thirty-minute mark, the discussion took off with the question of who stood out better as a boxer between the two brothers. They traded points against each other. Jake Paul commented that Logan Paul barely gets any respect as a fighter. In turn, the latter spoke about the businesses created by some of his fights. Given that he’s doing so well, he wondered why ‘The Problem Child’ was the preferred one among the two.

Jake Paul soon added the relationship angle and shared how people barely loved working with Logan Paul’s team. The latter countered with the sentiment’s applicability to the former’s team. Mike Majlak tried to intervene. But ‘The Maverick’ pointed out how Nakisa Bidarian objected to his ‘Prime Hydration’ presence at one of the venues. He highlighted that it happened quite a few times, to which Jake Paul told him to perk up.

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When the elder brother exhorted that the junior should show concern for his business, the latter replied, “Oh yeah…you’re my brother building a business. You love to play Both Sides. You play both sides.”

Logan Paul asked him to pinpoint the side he seemed to be backing, to which Jake Paul spoke about the instances when he appeared to have sided with all his adversaries and competitors. The former tried to reason. However, Jake Paul repeated, “See, you love to play. You’ll have to play both sides.

The two brothers share a great rapport and consider each other best friends. However, their relationship has gone through ups and downs. Reportedly, it took an intervention from their mother, Pam Stepnik, to soothe both and sort out their misunderstandings.

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Way things are

Regarding their niches, Jake Paul revisited victory as he defeated UFC Legend Nate Diaz on August 5. ‘The Problem Child,’ scored his seventh pro victory after his first career loss to Tommy Fury early this February. After his dazzling performance at the ‘Crown Jewel’ last November, Logan Paul returned to the ‘Royal Rumble’ on January 28. In April, he signed a multi-year deal with WWE. He came off his August 5 victory over Ricochet at the SummerSlam.

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Between Jake and Logan Paul, which brother, in your opinion, has been doing well regarding fight promotion? Please share your thoughts and views with us in the comments below.

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