PewDiePie changes mind on $50K donation to ADL, says it was a mistake

CNET | 9/12/2019 | Oscar Gonzalez
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PewDiePie changed his mind about a $50,000 donation.

Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg said he was going to make a considerable donation to the Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday. Then on Thursday he changed his mind.

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PewDiePie explained his decision to not donate $50,000 to the advocacy group in a video titled "My 100 Mil Award Broke" upload to YouTube on Thursday. He says the decision about the donation was rushed.

"I made a mistake of picking a charity that I was advised instead of picking a charity I am personally passionate about, which is 100% my fault," he said Thursday. "This was not the right way to go about it. I knew it wasn't perfect but I also didn't know a lot that surfaced throughout this whole thing about the charity that doesn't fit at all."

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In his Tuesday video titled "Unboxing 100 MIL YouTube Award," PewDiePie says he would give $50,000 to the ADL. He then tweeted a statement...
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