The rise of Logan Paul, the 22-year-old world-famous YouTube star at the heart of a huge controversy
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The past few months have been a roller coaster ride for Logan Paul.
The 22-year-old social media star has built a career off the now-defunct Vine app and later, off of two simultaneous YouTube channels. His Midwestern good looks, slapstick humor, and intricately planned and executed viral videos have earned him millions of dollars and legions of diehard fans.
But Paul has become embroiled in multiple controversies in recent months, costing him advertising on YouTube and a movie deal with YouTube Red.
Here's how Paul went from a 10-year-old making homemade videos in his backyard in Ohio to one of the most famous - and controversial - social media stars in the world:
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