Logan Paul has been severely criticized and condemned for posting a video of a dead body of a person who died by suicide in a forest.
Many people and also known names in the entertainment have since condemned the famous YouTuber after he appeared to post a video of a dead body on his channel.
Paul shared the video of the dead body with his 15 million Youtube subscribers, also the channel has grown to over 20 million subscribers as at December 17, 2019.
Logan Paul recorded a video of a dead body he found at the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt Fuji. The area is infamous for being a frequent site of suicides. He then went on to share it with his subscribers on Youtube.
As they walk into film the “haunted” forest, the group apparently come across a dead body. While at times they appear shocked, they are also seen smirking and making jokes.
The video was uploaded on 31 December and had millions of views and over half a million “likes” before it was removed.
Where Is Aokigahara Forest?
About Aokigahara forest, also known as the Sea of Trees, is a forest on the northwestern flank of Japan’s Mount Fuji, thriving on 30 square kilometres of hardened lava laid down by the last major eruption of Mount Fuji in 864 CE.
Aokigahara is sometimes referred to as the most popular site for suicide in Japan. In 2003, 105 bodies were found in the forest, exceeding the previous record of 78 in 2002. In 2010, the police recorded more than 200 people having attempted suicide in the forest, of whom 54 completed the act. Suicides are said to increase during March, the end of the fiscal year in Japan