PewDiePie asks his viewers to comment on the video. PewDiePie discusses a relative decline in his channel. [15][68], On 3 February 2019, PewDiePie live-streamed himself playing Fortnite on YouTube in an attempt to stop T-Series from surpassing him. But it’s clear to me now the 'Subscribe to PewDiePie' movement should have ended then. Denotes videos that have now been made private on YouTube. [72], On 27 March 2019, T-Series surpassed PewDiePie. "[78] He also discussed the mental toll the Christchurch shooter‘s mention of his name had on him, stating "to have my name associated with something so unspeakably vile has affected me in more ways than I've let shown. "[58], The Washington Post reported that the success of T-Series represented the fast growth of Internet in India, with an increase from 20 million Indians with Internet access in 2000 to 560 million in 2018. I just didn't want to address it right away, and I didn't want to give the terrorist more attention. A vlog in which PewDiePie addresses the ". [12][13], Other prominent YouTubers such as Markiplier, Jacksepticeye and Logan Paul made videos or tweets announcing their support for PewDiePie in the competition, often under the slogan "Subscribe to PewDiePie". 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[9], The first prominent YouTuber to support PewDiePie was MrBeast, who bought billboards and radio advertisements in North Carolina urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie's channel. "THIS CHANNEL WILL OVERTAKE PEWDIEPIE! PewDiePie addresses him accidentally leaking his personal, "Rasputin vs Stalin. PEW NEWS", PewDiePie responds to media reports and criticism about him promoting E;R, who was among a larger amount of smaller YouTube channels recommend by PewDiePie. [64][65], After he was asked about his "serious opinions" about the situation, PewDiePie said: "I don't really care about T-Series, I genuinely don't, but I think if YouTube does shift in a way where it does feel more corporate, [then] something else will take its place. "THE RUBY PLAYBUTTON / YouTube 50 Mil Sub Reward Unbox". In narration, PewDiePie discusses philosophical concepts while he criticizes, "Breaking News: 'Pewdiepie Has QUIT YouTube' PEW NEWS ". [42][43], On 12 March 2019, indie game developer Thomas Brush released a video game on itch.io based on PewDiePie vs T-Series called Zero Deaths, which takes place in a post-apocalyptic setting where PewDiePie must defend Marzia Bisognin, his wife, from fake YouTube subscribers known as "sub bots". [21] YouTuber Jaiden Animations, however, had contributed to the video, and her animation included several hidden icons and objects related to PewDiePie. "[80] Kalyan further added that the channel's overseas viewership had increased as a result of the subscriber race, stating that "people in the West, or in the East as far as Japan were not even aware of us. Swedish YouTuber Felix Kjellberg, known online as PewDiePie, has uploaded over 4,100 videos on the YouTube platform. [34][35] On 27 February 2019, Basketball Club Žalgiris based in Kaunas, Lithuania, had cheerleaders performing “Bitch Lasagna" during a time-out. 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[27][28] However, despite positive feedback from some people, one of the hackers anonymously revealed to the BBC that he suffered a breakdown due to the prospect of facing jail time and angry messages urging him to commit suicide, but did not regret lowering the number of vulnerable personal devices. - (Fridays With PewDiePie - Part 61)". Subscribe to @TSeries", posting a video encouraging Indians to subscribe to T-Series' channel. [11] MrBeast and his friends attended Super Bowl LIII, wearing T-shirts reading "Sub 2 PewDiePie". [‡ 2] The most-viewed video uploaded by PewDiePie is the music video "bitch lasagna", published on 5 October 2018. On 28 April, PewDiePie released a video calling for his supporters to end their efforts to keep him as the most subscribed channel, and with the significant lead now held by T-Series, the competition is generally presumed to have ended with T-Series winning. [10] He also created a video of himself saying "PewDiePie" 100,000 times in a period of over 12 hours. She described PewDiePie's antagonism as "all for show" and stated that "rivalries play a huge role on YouTube because they give viewers narratives where pseudo-heroes and villains exist with low (if any) stakes. PewDiePie again speaks about changes in YouTube's algorithms affecting users' recommended and suggested video feeds. A montage of PewDiePie's videos, in commemoration of his channel reaching 10 billion views. Up to several hundreds of people took part in the march, which went through Tallinn's Old Town and other busy areas of the city centre. [67], In December 2018, PewDiePie made a video calling on his viewers to support the Indian non-governmental organization Child Rights and You, in response to some of his fans' anti-Indian sentiment. The implications are huge", "PewDiePie is YouTube's most-subscribed channel. 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"[5], T-Series chairman and managing director Bhushan Kumar, son of late founder Gulshan Kumar, told the BBC in December 2018 that he had never heard of PewDiePie until "a few months ago". Access to the diss tracks on YouTube was blocked in India. PewDiePie's "Bitch Lasagna" diss track contained some derogatory lyrics about Indian people that some Indians found offensive. Despite PewDiePie’s statement that these diss tracks were "done in good fun", the court issued a temporary injunction in favour of T-Series on 8 April 2019.