“I’m gonna just take a break”: YouTube & Boxing star KSI discloses taking a break from social media after apologizing for his recent racial abuse video

YouTube sensation Olajide “JJ,” better known as “KSI,” is making headlines today for all the wrong reasons. An apology was issued by the internet star on April 3, 2023, for using a racial slur in a Sidemen video

KSI went on to explain that his admirers should not praise or elevate him. He declared that he would be taking a break from social media “for a while.”


Sidemen Video Drama: KSI with his Racial Slur Sparks Outrage

The YouTube star went on to state in his tweet: “Im not perfect, I’m gonna mess up in life, and lately I’ve been messing up a lot. So I’ve decided I’m gonna just take a break from social media for a while.”

Examining the remarks made by KSI in the latest Sidemen video that received negative feedback from the public. KSI was overheard saying the slur “P**i” in the Sidemen Sunday Countdown video, which has since been removed.

During the video, KSI was in the midst of a game show with his friends when he uttered the infamous word. The unexpected comment clearly caught his fellow Sidemen members off guard, causing them to burst out laughing. Simon “Miniminter” even had a dictionary on hand, trying to fact-check KSI’s response.

The aftermath of KSI’s comment has been nothing short of chaotic. His Twitter apology went viral, with thousands of fans reacting to his statement. Some community members are even questioning how this made it through editing and onto the platform in the first place.

KSI’s Verbal Jabs: From Boxing Ring to Online Controversies

It is no secret that KSI has been involved in a variety of high-profile issues over the years. So he is barely a stranger to the realm of controversies. This most delinquent incident will influence his career and reputation, as supporters, fans, and colleagues have always been by his side.

KSI is knowledgeable in the verbiage of combat sports as a boxer. And words have just as much power as fists in the online world. Young individuals look up to content creators as role models. 

Even though KSI’s apology was serious, the comments and reactions showed a sense of humor and wit. From the Sidemen members’ laughter to Twitter users’ witty quips, the online world is never short on humor and insight.

Kushal Shinde

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