We've heard you loud and clear - negative reputation is back. Remember that it's still against the rules to complain about being downvoted - if you think someone's mass-downvoting posts or otherwise abusing the reputation system, DM a mod and we will take care of it.
i agree to some extent, but i personally feel that belle has been getting free publicity from people since the tiktok boom. at least in my experience, most people under 20 probably have some idea of who she is at this point. the bathwater thing did get her a lot of free publicity but its not the first time shes gotten a lot of attention online. however i do agree that while her fans are loyal, they dont seem to be as willing to give her money unlike jake paulers, for example. tho she does have a lot of thirsty teenage boys wanting to pay for her snapchat (which isnt even that good lol). also irrelevant detail, but belle isnt from the us.
possibly ot but why is he getting sponsored by dlsite? maybe this sounds dumb but ive been there many times personally and a good amount of the adult content there is disgusting, to say the least. luckily none of the games/mangas/etc actually involve real people, of course, but the fact that joey accepted their sponsorship most likely knowing the kind of content there is somewhat disturbing to me.
“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” relevant quote. i feel like you summed it up perfectly. jared is/has used his youtuber status to gain power over everyone around him and sadly, it's worked. in a way, this is similar to abuse that goes on every day in hollywood but on a much smaller scale. with both it's not even about sexual gratification anymore, it's about the power they feel over their victims.
maybe ot but i've been wanting to say this for a while. of course cheating is bad in its own right. but how is that getting more coverage than jared (most likely) being a pedophile? i honestly feel like that and his manipulative tactics should be the main focus of conversation regarding this whole issue tbh.
did joey just accidentally open a wormhole to 2014? but seriously, what kind of "not like the other girls/neckbeards" response is this? yes joey, we all know sitting at home and beating your meat to cartoon underage girls is such a great alternative to having a social life...
slightly OT but why is fetishization and in this case outright pornography of kids high school aged and lower so accepted? the amount of people willing to argue for the "non-creepiness" of loli and shotacon is gross. jobo giving a platform to someone who has literally drawn and written hentai with such disgusting graphic matter (if you want to know specifics look up "metamorphosis shindol", i don't recommend it though) isn't helping anything.
lmfao aren't like half of the ppl on the internet technically anonymous? this is just an obvious attempt at invalidating any actual criticism at this point. i agree that sending anon hate messages/death threats/petty insults is pretty cowardly but valid constructive criticism is constructive criticism, regardless of whether the person is "anonymous" (her definition of which could be "doesn't put first and last name on social media accounts" for all we know).
rin is basically that one kid in your high school who smoked with his friends once and now talks about how great weed is 24/7. except for rin is 20, which makes it even more sad. nothing wrong with smoking weed but nobody over the age of 16 should turn it into a personality trait (not that it's any less annoying at that age but its normal for high schoolers to be immature in general).
OT but ik a lot of guys IRL that would kill for a ethot gf, regardless of how shitty their personality is. it's all about the "uwu gamer gril cosplay anime gf" sex appeal and nothing else really. also girls like belle try hard to be "relatable meme queens", which makes them less threatening as meme culture is extremely popular nowadays. its not as popular with girls as it is with guys tho so girls like belle who are both conventionally attractive and try hard to appeal to the culture become extra popular. just my take on the whole ethot phenomenon tho. lmfao the excessive filters. imo she doesn't even look that bad without them. im a girl so I guess I wouldn't know but do men actually find 20 layers of airbrushing attractive? then again most of belle's white knights are desperate teens and neckbeards so I doubt they would care.