Owner of make-up and beauty focused YouTube channel, James Charles is a beauty blogger. The-19-year-old rose to fame after launching his YouTube channel during his formative years which is now approximately four years old.
James Charles attended The 2019 Met Gala
He became first male CoverGirl spokesperson at the tender age of 16. James Charles touched new heights after attending The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp in New York City.
His red carpet appearance boosted his YouTube reach and hit over 16 million subscribers.
James Charles v/s Tati Westbrook
In just a few days after The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp, James Charles’s subscribers fell from 16 million to 13 million.
It all began after Tati Westbrook released a 43-minute long video against James Charles’ recent actions towards her, saying
“My relationship with James Charles is not transactional. I have not asked him for a penny, I have never been on his Instagram,”
James Charles had shared a story on his Instagram promoting Sugar Bear Hair Care vitamins. It is competitive of Tati Westbrook’s Halo Beauty.
Tati Westbrook concluded her video in a bitter tone, she said,
“You sold me out, but you threw away our friendship. You lied to me, made up a story, you knew this would be embarrassing for me. No, our relationship is not transactional. I have never asked you for anything in return.”
James Charles’ tearful video apology.
James Charles apologized to Tati Westbrook and referring her as his mentor. He apologized by posting a tearful video on his Instagram account.
“I want to publicly apologize to my close friend, Tati. She has been like a mother to me since my first days in this industry and has given me more love, support, resources and advice than I could ever ask for.”
“This weekend I did an Instagram story for sleep vitamins that I’ve been taking because the brand helped me with security when the crowd around me at Coachella became unsafe. I did not accept any money from this post.”