Beauty vlogger James Charles turned up 1.5 hours late for an Australian meet-and-greet appearance in Australia amid a massive scandal breaking on YouTube.
The teenage makeup artist, 19, took to
James emotionally apologised to Tati and his followers in the eight-minute makeup-free video: ‘I owe everybody an explanation and I owe two people an apology. I’m sorry for everything that is going on everything and I’ve put you through over the past three weeks.’
Beauty vlogger James Charles arrives 1.5 hours LATE to Australian meet-and-greet after posting teary apology to YouTube star Tati Westbrook amid scandalous feud breaking online
In the video, Tati claimed James made up lies about her, takes advantage of others, and once made inappropriate comments about wanting to hook up with a straight waiter while disregarding the waiter’s sexual orientation.
Responding to his followers, James said: ‘I hate knowing I disappointed not only them but people who have been role models to me – I wish I could say this was the last time Id make a mistake but I will continue to as I learn and grow I have a long way to go.’
‘Throughout all of this there’s nothing I can say or do to earn that trust back (from Tati and her husband) but I don’t blame them for it,’he continued.
A concierge at Gold Coast’s Pacific Fair confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that the star was late for his appearance, but was unable to give an explanation as to why.
Fans were clearly left out of the loop, as comments on the shopping centre’s Facebook page complained about the long wait times, and questioned if he was even coming.
One concerned mother said: ‘James Charles, you have kids standing out here in the sun. Not enough shade, and the people handing out water have forgotten about everyone in line for the meet and greet. Hopefully no one passes out!’
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