James Charles Claims, ‘Several League Players Are In My DM’
The year has started on a high beat for TikTok celebrity James Charles, and it all began with a viral butt shaking video. The post, the first of his two Christmas dance ensembles didn’t have much in terms of the usual controversy associated with the star at first that is.
James Charles is partly responsible for a major culture-shifting trend that’s circulating on TikTok, where, in case you didn’t know, boys are trying out makeup. A TikToker who got the most views in 2020, James posts dance videos, comedy sketches, and lip-syncs.
After garnering just 33 million followers on the video site, Charles has proven to be one of the most successful celebrities to grace the social media platform.
The Controversial Cheeky Christmas Video
Charles, a controversial YouTuber, has quickly taken over the LGBTQ segment of TikTok and is known for posting cheeky short videos with no-holds-barred. The video in question, part of his Christmas offering, has been viewed over 20 million times, with more than four million likes, so it was intended as harmless fun.
That ended when Chase Claypool, NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers shared the clip on his own TikTok account, panning himself as the butt-shaking begins.
What’s All This Fuss About Some Dance Moves?
James Charles is known better for his ‘makeup for guys’ videos on YouTube, and the last year has seen him busy expanding his social media influence using TikTok.
NFL’s Claypool, when playing the James Charles butt shaking video, is heard saying, ‘Nope. Nope. Not today!’ and bursts out laughing at the end. Although playful, the video has been misconstrued by fans as something malicious given Charles’ sexuality.
James Claps Back At The NFL Wide Receiver Claypool For Comments On His Video
Pittsburgh Steelers star Chase Claypool made off the mark comments while sharing James Charles video on TikTok, but the YouTuber wasn’t to be left far behind with his retort. On January 3rd, he retorted saying, ‘that’s fine; other players in your league are already in my DM waiting.’
This comment didn’t ring with seriousness either, although there was a tinge of vengeance topping up his claim.
Charles didn’t drop any names, which left speculation rife which member or members of the football league were privately messaging him. None seems to be taking this interaction seriously, but fans feel James was left offended by Chase’s remarks, replying only to defend his injured ego.
James Charles’ Life And Career
James Charles is a make-up guru believed to have overtaken former friend Jeffery Star. As of 2021, James Charles is rumored to be worth $22 million. He is a model, an online sensation, entrepreneur, and CoverGirl’s first male ambassador.
Despite coming out publicly as gay, the 21-year-old hasn’t really announced any romantic commitments. Well either he’s good at keeping his life private, or he doesn’t have much luck at love.