On Friday, beauty vlogger Tati Westbrook announced the end of her longtime friendship with makeup artist James Charles in a YouTube video titled “Bye Sister.”
Since the video was posted, Charles has lost nearly three million YouTube subscribers, while Westbrook has gained more followers than that amount.
Multiple celebrities have also unfollowed Charles on Instagram, and his merchandise website appears to have been taken down.
Westbrook, who typically posts new YouTube videos at least three times a week, has not uploaded anything to the platform since Friday. However, she has been publicly supported by stars like Shane Dawson.
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Beauty vloggers James Charles and Tati Westbrook have had a whirlwind week.
On Friday, Westbrook released a 43-minute-long video in which she ended her friendship with Charles, claiming that he used her to achieve fame and success. She also accused the 19-year-old of trying to manipulate others using his “fame, power, and money.”
Since her video was released, Charles has lost nearly three million YouTube subscribers, while Westbrook has gained just as many. Charles has also lost a number of celebrity Instagram followers, and Westbrook has yet to upload a new YouTube video, which she typically does at least three times a week.
Below, take a look at all the ways Westbrook and Charles appear to have been affected since their public feud.
Since Tati Westbrook publicly ended her friendship with James Charles on Friday, the 19-year-old makeup mogul has lost nearly three million YouTube subscribers.
Prior to the release of Westbrook’s video, Charles had amassed more than 16 million YouTube subscribers. At the time of this post, however, the beauty vlogger is down to 13.4 million.
According to Social Blade, a website that tracks YouTube subscriber counts, the number of Charles’ YouTube followers appears to be going down every minute.
Westbrook, however, appears to have gained the number of subscribers that Charles has lost.
Before posting her “Bye Sister” video on Friday, Westbrook had a following of more than 5.9 million on YouTube. At the time of writing, her Social Blade page shows her having 10 million subscribers and counting.
A live counter has been created to track their respective subscriber counts.
Since Friday, a channel on YouTube called Tea4Real has been hosting a subscriber-count livestream. The live video shows the changing number of subscribers held by Westbrook and Charles respectively.
The video also lists the number of subscribers the two had prior to their feud.
Charles has lost tons of celebrity Instagram followers.
So far, at least eight celebrities have unfollowed the makeup artist on Instagram: Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, and Zhavia Ward.
Charles was also unfollowed by seven major YouTube stars, including Jeffree Star, Ethan and Grayson Dolan, Emma Chamberlain, Ricky Dillon, Antonio Garza, and, of course, Tati Westbrook.
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