“I’m a Maverick!” – When PewDiePie Shelved His Initial Hate For Logan Paul With Heartfelt Admission

Published 01/12/2022, 7:30 AM EST


Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg is one name that comes to every mind when one thinks of YouTube. The Swedish YouTube Gamer/Comedian turned philanthropist rose to fame with his “Let’s Play” videos and comical take on various things.

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PewDiePie fans are aware that he is not a huge fan of various other creators and of all that is going on in the world at the moment. Fans are also aware that Felix wasn’t a massive fan of Logan Paul either, but did you know the two had buried the hatchet?

Logan Paul originally helped PewDiePie for YouTube’s top spot back in 2019, which saw the latter returning the favor while stating, “I’m a Maverick now!”.

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Is PewDiePie a Maverick?

In a video originally posted in 2019, PewDiePie attempts to promote Logan Paul’s popular clothing line Maverick Clothing, while also trying to convince the internet that Logan Paul has changed for the better and mistakes happen.

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 29: PewDiePie signs copies of his new book “This Book Loves You” at Barnes & Noble Union Square on October 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
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He starts off by declaring his decision and states, “I’m a Maverick now. That’s right! And I’m not afraid to say it anymore. I’m a freaking Maverick, and there’s nothing you can do about it.”

He later explains how Logan asked that PewDiePie wears the shirt. Before revealing the actual reason behind it. And how there’s no hate anymore.

Felix returns the favor and explains why Logan deserves more

In 2019, PewDiePie was directly competing with Indian Music Label, T-Series, for the most subscribed channel on the platform after years of dominance. Surprisingly, Logan Paul did extend a helping hand by offering his support. And as a gesture of gratitude, PewDiePie returned the favor by promoting Maverick.

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However, what he really wanted to talk about was the controversy and hate surrounding Logan. He also revealed how he initially “didn’t like Logan Paul before it was cool” but eventually started “to feel bad for him”.

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PewDiePie then explains how Logan “is genuinely changing and we all make mistakes.” Relating to his personal experience, he states, “from someone that’s personally made a lot of mistakes that will definitely haunt me for the rest of my life, I think the kid deserves a break. And uh… you know I want to encourage that. I hope I’m not let down at least. That’s why I’m a Maverick everyone!”.

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Tanay Grover

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Tanay Grover, an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, is currently pursuing a degree in technology. Before finding his way into the world of eSports, he worked on Social Media management. An enthusiastic soccer player who never played any other game except FIFA, he found his calling when he started playing Valorant and Pokemon GO.

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