Maker Studios, a division of Disney, has announced that it is dropping a deal with Felix Kjellberg, who runs the popular Youtube channel “Pewdiepie,” citing Kjellberg’s use of anti-Semitic content on his channel.
Maker referred to a video Kjellberg had posted on January 11, in which two men could be seen holding a sign reading “Death To All Jews.”
A spokeswoman for Maker said that Kjellberg had gone “too far.”
“Although Felix has created a following by being provocative and irreverent, he clearly went too far in this case and the resulting videos are inappropriate,” said a spokeswoman for Maker Studios.
Maker, bought by Disney in 2014 for 275 million, had been giving Kjellberg a platform to promote his material before dropping him.