In the controversial YouTube video (which was now since been deleted), Isaak and his fellow Clubhouse member Sebastian Topete rated various influencers, including Addison Rae, Alex French, Madison Lewis, Kenzie and more, and told viewers which stars they’d “smash” and which they’d “pass.”
Despite explaining in the video people shouldn’t “take anything they say too seriously” and that by “smash,” they really meant they “think they’re cute and wanted to take them on a date,” the two social media stars have received a lot of backlash from fans and from some of the people in the video.
“Geez … It’s just disrespectful,” Kenzie (who dated Isaak from August 2019 to May 2020) commented underneath the video.
She also took to Twitter, writing, “Boys are so disrespectful … I just can’t believe how guys talk about girls on the internet.”
and no nothing happened to me. i just can’t believe how guys talk about girls on the internet.
— kenzie ☽ (@kenzie) June 9, 2020
The Dance Moms star later added, “No hate towards Seb or Isaak. I’m not on anyone’s side, I was just saying videos like this are gross. No one hate on them, whatsoever.”
YouTuber sensation Bryce Hall also clapped back at the two stars for the video.
“The content was trash. Honestly, stick to TikTok,” he said during an Instagram Live. “Stay in your lane buddy, before I walk over to the Clubhouse and ‘smash or pass’ some f**king sense into you, dude … He’s 19, right? How old is he? Next YouTube boxing match! Nah, I’m kidding — that would not get any views. If you want real, good content, watch my YouTube videos … ’Smash or Pass’ is so 2015, 2016. And it’s kinda disrespectful.”
After being slammed online, Isaak issued a public apology on his Instagram Stories.
“I just very quickly want to address some of the drama going on and whole heartedly apologize to Jaden [Hossler] and Bryce, Kenzie, the girls talked about in the vid and you guys,” he said. “Apart of growing up realizing when you f**ked up and owning up to it and fixing it. Only being apart of social media for a little while now the lines of morality will get blurred for me. And that’s completely not okay. Things I said [were] completely ignorant and disrespectful to people I love and wasn’t the intention at all.”
“To the girls (Addison and Mads), to Bryce and Jaden and to Kenzie, I want to fully apologize and completely admit to my immaturity and ignorance and let you guys know I’m so sorry for all of it,” he continued. “It was a bad joke that seemed funnier in our heads and that’s not okay. I promise in the future I’ll be better. I love you guys and I’m truly sorry.”
Sebastian also responded to Bryce’s comments, explaining , “It’s just a video. It’s fine. I don’t know why he’s so pressed over that. I’ve been calling girls ‘cute,’ it’s not like s**t shaming them, like Bryce has, in the past.”
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