Youtube Stars Battle: A Recap Of Beauty Bloggers James Charles And Tati Westbrook's Feud

Maanyata Thu |May 21, 2019

Tati recently shocked everyone as she publicly put an end to her friendship with James in a 43-minute YouTube video. So, here is a recap of James-Tati’s on-going feud.

James Charles and Tati Westbrook had been famous in the YouTube beauty community not only for their talents but also for their strong bond. However, Tati recently shocked everyone as she publicly cut ties with James in a 43-minute YouTube video, accusing him of betraying and spreading lies about her. So, here is a recap of James and Tate's feud.

James Charles And Tati Westbrook Feud

22nd April

James took to his Instagram Stories to promote SugarBearHair, a direct competitor to Tati's Halo Beauty Line.

Then, Tati shared a long post on Instagram Stories where she said that she felt “betrayed” and “used” without naming James directly.

When James realized that he hurt her feeling, he tried to make amend and explained why he endorsed her competitor.

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Source: Instagram

4th May

A few weeks later, the two remained silent about the subject until James’ friend Gabriel Zamora posted a video named Makeup and Opinions in which he challenged Tati to publicly clarify the situation.

10th May

Tati broke the silence and uploaded a lengthy video named BYE SISTER where she accused James of betraying and making up lies about her as well as sexually harassing straight men.

Later, the 19-year-old makeup artist responded by posting an 8-minute video, saying sorry to Tati for everything that he put her through. He also clarified the "boy situation" and expressed that he regrets going public about his love life.

He said, "I have learned the hard way about ways that I can interact with boys that I am interested in and also ones that I should or should not be talking to”.

11th May

Things get more complicated as Zara Larsson accused James of flirting her boyfriend a couple of times despite knowing he is straight.

12th May

Jeffree Star also jumped into the feud with a series of tweets, calling James “predator” and saying that he is “a danger to society”

James Charles Tati
Source: Twitter

On the same day, Tati announced that she would not upload the new clip on her channel the next day since her heart was "still too heavy."

13th May

Beauty blogger Nikita Dragun posted the screenshots of her messages with James to try to corroborate his story, however, fans were suspicious.

Some fans found the timestamps questionable. Other claimed these messages just made them more believe that SugarBearHair did not reach out to James like he had earlier said but it was him who contacted them in the first place.

14th May

Nikita clarified the timestamps’ speculations on Twitter.

15th May

James was spotted in public for the first time since the makeup artist posted his apology clip. While he has lost over 3 million subscribers after the scandal, Tati Westbrook has gained more than 4 million from it.

16th May

Tati posted another video titled Why I Did It to explain her decision to upload this 43-minute video.


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