Reporter Chris Hansen went knocking on Gregory Jackson’s door for an interview about grooming accusations against the YouTuber and his partner.
Jackson, better known as Onision, did not answer the door and instead phoned the police.
Hansen uploaded a video of the interaction to his channel.
“Hi, there’s a person who’s been stalking me online, and they just showed up to my house,” Jackson can be heard saying to the operator. “They’re knocking on my door … They have a bunch of camera people, they’re YouTube stalkers.”
Hansen said there is “a lot more to come” with the story in a Twitter video.
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Gregory (James) Jackson, also known as Onision, called the police when reporter Chris Hansen appeared at his front door. In a video uploaded to Hansen’s channel, he is seen calmly knocking while the audio plays Jackson’s 911 call. Jackson is heard claiming Hansen is a YouTube stalker who is yelling at him through the door.
“Hi, there’s a person who’s been stalking me online, and they just showed up to my house,” Jackson says to the operator. “They’re knocking on my door… They have a bunch of camera people, they’re YouTube stalkers.”
The operator asks Jackson if he knows the name of the man knocking on his door, and he says: “It’s Chris Hansen.”
Hansen uploaded a video to his Twitter on January 11 saying he had been unsuccessful in speaking to Jackson, but had “learned an awful lot” about what had been going on inside the house. He said he was trying to get “his side of the story,” alluding to the accusations against Jackson and his spouse Kai Avaroe about predatory grooming.
In two followup videos, Hansen said the camera crew and attorney Mike Morris who he brought with him had remained on the street while he knocked on the door, and were not, in fact, being menacing or threatening, like Jackson claimed.
Hansen said there is “a lot more to come” with the story.
The entire 911 call is up: https://t.co/GqpwsGcvEt pic.twitter.com/FdoO9k4FL3
— Chris Hansen (@chrishansen) January 14, 2020
Hansen has been collecting stories from Jackson’s alleged victims and uploading the interviews to YouTube for the last two months.
One such interviewee is Sarah, who claimed she was groomed by Jackson and Avaroe since she was 14 years old, and later moved in with the couple. She claimed she had sexual relations with them in January 2019 after turning 18.
In the last few years, Jackson has become widely disliked on YouTube. He seems to have taken it upon himself to become the platform’s supervillain, and is repeatedly called out by creators for his behavior.
A large proportion of his content involves objectification: rating young women’s photos, making comments on their bodies, and tastelessly joking about eating disorders. He uploaded a disturbing video in 2011 where, instead of calling an ambulance, he appeared to …read more
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