Thousands petition calls for severely thin vlogger Eugenia Cooney to be banned from YouTube
A worryingly thin vlogger has defended her videos as people sign a petition demanding she be banned from YouTube because they fear she is promoting anorexia.
Popular YouTuber Eugenia Cooney is under fire for the negative influence that she poses to her nearly 900,000 subscribers. A Change.org petition calls for Cooney to be temporarily banned from YouTube because her thinness is “triggering her fan base.” The petition has more than 11,100 signatures and seeks 15,000 before proposing the ban to Google.
Eugenia Cooney, a 22-year-old New York based video blogger with an online following of almost 1 million, told her fans she never tries to ‘influence anyone badly and I never encourage people to try to look like me.