“Grier And His Fam Tour” At Salt Lake City Comic-Con? Why?

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

Grier And His Fam Tour is known for racist and homophobic vlogging. So why is “Grier And His Fam Tour” at Salt Lake City Comic-Con?

According to Salt Lake City’s The Daily Feed, the Vine and YouTube celeb, who, at 16 years old, has gained over 16 million combined followers, as a reputation for making racist and sexist material.

“Grier And His Fam Tour”‘s Nash Grier is called “The Jesus-Loving Vine Star” in a recent New Yorker Magazine article, and the platform’s most popular content producer. Ironically, Nash, who’s from North Carolina, says that his credo is to not make videos that don’t make people happy. “I don’t use cuss words, I try not to do anything awful. You don’t want to lower your audience,” he told the New Yorker.

Ok, so what about the hate speech then? It’s amazing that Christopher Glazek wrote something that failed to touch on the most controversial part of his presentation. But considering Nash just signed a deal to be on AwesomenessTV, and is rumored to be working on a movie deal, a number of organizations are, in effect, rubber-stamping his use of a homophobic slur.

And that includes Salt Lake City Comic-Con.

To his credit, Nash posted this apology – although his wording was incorrect:

Stay tuned.

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Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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