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David Dobrik dropped by major sponsors post sexual assault allegations

David Dobrik
David Dobrik's woes continue as brands drop their associations with him amidst sexual assault allegations against him (image via Getty)
Aryan Mehta
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Modified 20 Mar 2021
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YouTube star David Dobrik has been under fire recently for multiple allegations of sexual assault and misconduct. He and his Vlog squad have been outed by multiple victims as perpetrators of sexual coercion and violation of consent. The 24 year old YouTuber and former collaborator Durte Dom have been on the receiving end of rape allegations and for using the said footage to get views on YouTube. In the latest setback to David Dobrik's ventures, multiple major brands have withdrawn their collaborations with the star.

Also read: Durte Dom and David Dobrik under fire after being accused of using sexual assault footage for vlogs

David Dobrik's sponsors pull out of brand deals with him


The allegations against David Dobrik began with former vlog squad member Seth implicating the vlog squad for violating his consent. The story gained traction very quickly, prompting others to share their experiences as well.

After the story started to gain traction, two female extras from one of the vlogs also came forward to share allegations that they were forcibly intoxicated and coerced into a threesome.

In light of the mounting allegations against David Dobrik, major brands that have supported the internet personality are now starting to pull their deals with him.

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Dollar Shave Club, DoorDash and EA sports have officially commented that they're ending all collaborations with David Dobrik. SeatGeek, one of David's former collaborators who has helped him with multiple car giveaways in the past, has put their working relationship with David Dobrik under review.

The move comes as a massive blow to Dobrik's ventures as only YouTube is left as his viable revenue stream as of now. The situation is still developing as Dobrik's partners begin pulling out as the claims worsen.

Also read: "We were minors at the time": Another victim accuses David Dobrik and Durte Dom of manipulation

Published 20 Mar 2021, 19:58 IST
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