WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Logan Paul attends the premiere of "Fist Fight" at Regency Village Theatre on February 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

YouTube star Logan Paul announced Wednesday night (Jan. 3) that he will be taking a break from YouTube and his daily vlogs in order to take “time to reflect” following the controversy he faced from sharing a video of a suicide victim to his viral YouTube channel.
The video, which has since been deleted, was filmed in Japan’s Aokigahara, also known as “suicide forest” due to the high number of suicides that take place within the woods. Paul and his friends filmed their experience in the forest, which included finding a man who had committed suicide, and put it all on tape. Paul was hit hard with an abundance of criticism from fans, celebrities and fellow YouTubers, who deemed the video to be offensive and disrespectful.
Paul initially issued a written apology on his Twitter, followed by a video on his YouTube page with a further statement. “I should have never posted the video,” he said, adding “there are a lot …