It looks like the drama between Jeffree Star and James Charles isn’t over just yet! The YouTuber just reignited their longtime feud and spilled some major tea on the situation, and fans are pretty shook over it.
For those who forgot, Jeffree totally slammed James and called him a “danger to society” back in May 2019, after Tati Westbrook posted a video where she accused the beauty guru of lying, manipulating and being a disrespectful person. At the time, Jeffree, who used to be friends with the makeup mogul, took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the matter. He tweeted, “There is a reason that Nathan [Schwandt] banned James Charles from ever coming over to our home again. There’s a reason why I haven’t seen him since @GlamLifeGuru’s birthday in February. He is a danger to society. Everything Tati said is 100 percent true.”
Now, the Jeffree Star Cosmetics founder has finally explained why he posted that tweet in the first place.
“It’s going to upset a lot of people, but the truth is that someone, and right now I legally can’t say who, told us a few things,” he explained on Daniel “Keemstar” Keem, FaZe Banks and Colossal Is Crazy‘s podcast, “Mom’s Basement.” “And we trusted that person’s opinion, and then another person said some things — that were friends with — and it really convinced us that he was a predator.”
The social media star claimed that he even had a recording of an alleged “victim of James,” and he offered to go into another room and play it for the talk show host.
“If you want we can pause and I can go in another room and play Banks what I have on my phone, and he can determine if he would have sent the same tweet,” he continued. “At the end of the day, I’m not gonna out a victim of James Charles. If it’s real, because I don’t know if it’s real, and I’ll go in another room and play it for you. Everyone wants to make me out ‘You ruined James Charles’ career.’ No, Tati did, and uploaded a 40-minute video about him and she should never have uploaded that. But she did, and for some reason James thinks that me and Shane [Dawson] tried to ruin his life and orchestrated the whole thing like we f**king care.”
But the 34-year-old wanted James to know that he was ready to put things behind him once and for all.
“I think James has dealt with enough mental abuse and I don’t know what the future holds. Look, if James Charles is ever listening, call me, or sit down with me, and I will show you what was shown to me, and I will tell you a year later exactly what happened behind-the-scenes. And either he cares or he doesn’t,” he concluded. “But I’ll be real, he messaged one of my close friends and basically said that … me and Shane ‘tried to ruin his life.’ So the fact that he still thinks that a few weeks ago is scary. Tati did that. We didn’t.”
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