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The only reason a camera would be difficult to look into for an autistic person would be either 1. they're REALLY bad at eye contact and honestly doesn't know to look at a fixed point 2. it's from a cohabiting condition such as ADHD making it hard to focus/easily distracted Kenna has proved she can look into a camera just fine and only doesn't bother to do it properly so it mimics difficulties with eye contact and she can seem more "autistic". ADHD/difficulties focusing were not mentioned at all on her (invalid, but still) diagnosis or by her at any point that I know of. Autistic people are actually known to "hyper focus" on things they're interested in, putting it somewhat on the opposite end of ADHD/being easily distracted. But they can be and often are cohabiting conditions which can be super difficult for the person dealing with it, and if Kenna had both it would be A LOT more apparent to her and everyone around her because it is such a struggle.
There were lots of efforts in editing though? Like the fire effect, the "mistranslations", the zooming in on her stupid dancing etc And it seemed to me the guy was clearly playing along, like laughing and then acting stern.
To me it seems like this might have been filmed around the same time the fishing video was filmed and by the same person, and she only just got around to editing it now. The quality was "meh" but she/the other person wanted her to put up a video and she already had all the footage so she just edited it all together to be done with it.
I once got paired up with THE class idiot who did no work at all. I literally wrote the whole thing myself (this was purely a written project, no presentation). "We" got an A on the project. I swear he looked so fucking smug over it when he knew he had done none of the work... In my case I had a decent teacher who afterwards went up to me and asked if the guy had done any of the work, because even the teacher knew this guy was usually pretty useless. Obviously I told him the truth. So in the end while he still got an A on that particular project, the teacher discounted it over all and it did not affect his (very bad) grade at the end of the year.
Please try to tell your teacher. It's stupid and unfair that you have to suffer when they're being unreasonable and lazy. If you can, tell the teacher beforehand and afterwards. Like before you say something like "She hasn't done any of the work so far, I'm worried I will fail because of it" And afterwards you kind of remind them by saying "She didn't do anything the whole project, I had to do it all by myself and I think it's unfair" so they're aware the whole way through. (If you've got proof like text messages then have them ready just in case, but don't shove them up the teachers face right away). Even if it ends up like it was in my case and they get good grades on this project, at least the teacher will know for all future projects what that person is like and will grade them appropriately in the end. If possible, never work with her again and even tell her you're not comfortable with her working pace because she's so slow (since she's your friend and you might not want to directly say "since you did none of the fucking work"). Don't let her talk you into working with her again. Just don't. (good phrase to use: "actually, I was thinking of working with _____ this time." so you can turn her down in a friendier way)
I think most teachers will be fair about it. But if this teacher isn't, then bring it up with the teacher you're most comfortable with and even mention how you talked to the first teacher who doesn't care. You're in school to learn and grow, it's the teachers job to help you do so and most of them will want to help you.
Not to wk, but I low key thought it was funny, it reminds me of Japanese show segments I've seen with those "slightly-ditzy but energetic" women on. Like it was honestly really spot on to that kind of character, and I've seen that "role" played by middle aged women as well, so even though I also find those characters kind of cringe-ish, it doesn't bother me that much and I can mostly enjoy it. And I get your guys points, but in what world would this be an attempt at showing appropriate behaviour at a Japanese workplace? I think it's a bit silly to point out she wouldn't get hired from acting like this when that's obvious to anyone watching it. Of course this is not how people actually act in Japan, it's a comedic internet video. That said, the production quality is pretty low, like the noise in the background made it really hard to hear anything which is really annoying. But then again... compared to other jvloggers she actually got out, showed us something distinctly Japanese, with actual Japanese people (and not just a bunch of other white jvloggers) and I have to appreciate that.
It baffles me that this is even a thing when FOR YEARS the trans community have argued that gender and sex are completely different. Sports are divided up by your sex, not your gender. It's seriously that easy. Men and women don't compete in different groups because their brains are different, it's because of the rest of the body - the traits developed due to their sex.
The lying about her size is so stupid. It's not being "body positive" if you can't even accept your own size. She's either 1. seriously in denial about her weight 2. Flat out lying to seem smaller Being in denial doesn't make sense because then the listed sizes wouldn't be different. She'd buy a size 12 thinking she is a size 12.
Lying to seem smaller is so.... stupid. We can see her size! And what's the point in seeming smaller? Is it to cling onto her brand of being "mid-sized" (although pretty much everywhere else in the world she's considered plus sized - which is fine)? Her brand is supposedly to be body positive, so I doubt people watching her would actually stop watching her if she just admitted to being her real/plus size and being happy with it. It honestly breaks my heart a bit to see you guys feel bad because she lied. What's she's doing is saying "THIS is what a size 12(now 14) looks like!" when she's actually a bigger size. Making everyone who is actually a size 12 think "hey that's my size too, THAT's how big I am??" and feel bad. And on the other end, people who are Sierra's actual size will think "oh THAT's what a smaller size than me looks like, I am even bigger than that??" and feel bad. It's honestly so manipulative and dangerous, she's feeding into people having distorted views of their body in the guise of "body positivity".
Sorry but- what the actual fuck is wrong with her? She really thinks her son playing with an erect penis toy is ok? And not only is it ok for her, she proudly displays it to the whole world???
Sure he doesn't know what it is, but 1. He will learn about it later and know his mom enabled this for her own amusement (she made sure of it by posting it on the internet) 2. She's doing the grooming for the pedophiles to snatch him up without them having to do the work themselves (AND displaying it online along with his face so they know exactly who to target) 3. SHE knows what it is and that it is inappropriate. (Kids don't know colourful laundry detergent isn't just candy, does that mean she should let him eat it because to him it looks like candy - and if she looks through his lens it also looks like candy??) If your kid finds something inappropriate you remove it from them, and make sure they don't find it again. Doesn't matter that they don't know what it is, because you, the adult, know and should keep it away from them. Not fucking enable it to happen repeatedly. Last time I checked this thread she was pimping out her kids as a romantic couple... starting to think she actually likes the idea of her kids being romantic or even sexual?? Sorry if I seem overly aggressive, I just find this incredibly gross, and there was once a time I looked up to her so I'm even more disappointed in her.
I want to stay positive about people so... she's still young, I don't think she'll have her life figured out much more in just 2 years from now. I do think if she finally gets to work properly on her mental health and with the stability of an adult brain (25 somewhere is usually when the brain is done developing) she could become a decent online streamer/youtuber/influencer. If she manages to overcome the childhood abuse, the downside of being an internet star, a weeb, "alcoholism", depression/bi-polar, eating disorder... she has A LOT to teach and share with others, you know? Or, she gets off the internet and live a much more "normal" life with a normal/average job and settles into that. Maybe occasionally posting selfies and whatnot, but not in a "youtuber" way. Honestly kind of believe in her ability to overcome this.
Ok I know everyone and their grandma is tired of talking about Kenna's "autism" and that's why we have a separate thread for it... But I feel like I have to point out here in the main thread as well that Kenna wrote in the description of her autism video that she got diagnosed as level 2 (out of 3 levels). Here's a quote about the DSM-5 which is the diagnostic standard to use: “The DSM-5 notes those with level 2 autism require substantial support. The symptoms associated with this level include a more severe lack of both verbal and nonverbal communication skills. This often makes daily activities difficult.”
If you know ANYTHING about autism you know that Kenna is simply not level 2 (Just level 1 NEEDS support that Kenna has been fine without her whole life, and is still NOT seeking even after getting diagnosed). Turns out even Kenna knows this, because she removed that specific line from the description so people can't call her out on it.
And if the single 2-3 hour session she thinks is a proper evaluation (let me say as someone who's been through it; it is NOT) even got something serious like that wrong, then what else about it is wrong? So she just quietly removed those lines hoping no one would notice.