YouTuber Colleen Ballinger ignores PR recommendation in weird response to grooming allegations


YouTube star Colleen Ballinger, creator of sketch character Miranda Sings, has responded to allegations that she groomed fellow YouTuber Adam McIntyre when he was a young person.

In a YouTube video posted on Wednesday, Ballinger stated, “Regardless that my crew has strongly suggested me to not say what I need to say, I spotted they didn’t say I could not sing what I need to say.” 

She then strummed a ukulele for 10 minutes and sang about how the claims towards her are gossip and lies, together with saying, “The one factor I’ve ever groomed is my two Persian cats.” The video has already amassed greater than 2.5 million views. 

Los Angeles-based Metro Public Relations labored with the YouTuber as just lately as 2018, serving to e-book an look on Reside with Kelly and Mark to debate her being pregnant. Ballinger is represented by expertise company The Gersh Company.

Metro Public Relations and The Gersh Company didn’t instantly return PRWeek’s requests for remark. 

Ballinger’s latest controversies have price her model partnerships with skincare firm OneSkin, telemedicine model Zocdoc, girls’s multivitamin firm Ritual and meals supply platform HelloFresh

McIntrye issued a response to Ballinger on social media, stating her response video showcased “precisely the kind of evil girl she is.”

Ballinger’s response has drawn widespread criticism and mockery on Twitter. 


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