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jake paul wants to teach us how to be jake paul for $19.99

jake paul wants to teach us how to be jake paul for $19.99
Well, considering the only time you ever  wind up in the news, it's for something   cripplingly negative. I just don't think  I would want to learn how to be like you?  Hi, and welcome back to me and talking about  whatever I want. Today I want to talk about  

Jake

Paul

for the first and, hopefully, the  last time. But considering that he's possibly   one of the most controversial YouTubers  to have ever graced the platform, I have   a feeling it's not going to be the last time. But before we get into that hot mess, of course,   I'd like to do my comments shout-out from  the last video. This comment actually goes   out to Carouselle xx, who says, "He said,  welcome back to me talking about whatever   I want and I instantly hit subscribe. Got to  love the vibe." You made the right choice,   as did the 140,000 other people who are subscribed  apparently. Wasn't it just 100,000 last week?  As always, this channel is doing  amazing, and I appreciate the support,   and I appreciate you guys letting me take a small  break because... Well, I kind of needed it as you   can see. I was a little busy getting used to  the feeling of having metal cemented onto my   teeth and then wire strung through those metal  brackets and tightened. They say beauty is pain,   but I was already beautiful, so what's the point? Anyway, that's enough about me, the channel,   and my braces. Today we're going to talk...
jake paul wants to teach us how to be jake paul for 19 99
about  something that's somehow even less interesting:  

Jake

Joseph

Paul

. I don't know if his middle  name is Joseph or not, I just said that. 

Jake

Paul

was born

Jake

Joseph

Paul

. No. It's like when you hear something and   it gets stuck in your subconscious and then you  think you came up with it later. That's kind of   how I was starting to feel when I heard about

Jake

 

Paul

's latest scam that he wound up in the news,   because I was thinking, "Wasn't he in the news  for a scam literally this time last year?"  See,

Jake

Paul

has made his way to the top  of YouTube by being one of the most shrewd   businessman, and one of the most morally bankrupt  human beings that you possibly could. I mean,   he has 20 million subscribers. You got to  be somewhat good at your job, right? Sadly,   though, his job is lying to children.  All right. See, I knew I wasn't crazy.  Back in the very beginning of 2018, he came  out with this whole program called Edfluence,   which is, "Basically a course I've created 

teach

ing you guys all the secrets, tips and   tricks I've learned over the past five, six,  seven, eight years of doing social media." Well,   considering the only time you ever wind up in the  news, it's for something cripplingly negative,   I just don't think I would want to  learn how to be like you? But I mean,   I'm sure a bunch of kids did because it was mildly ...
jake paul wants to teach us how to be jake paul for 19 99
successful, even though it was a scam, I forgot to   mention that, but of course it was a scam. It's  obviously a scam. He marketed it as being $7,   but then it was kind of like $57 actually. Once you paid the $7, thinking you had then   unlocked all this extra content, you were  immediately prompted with a second screen   where you were asked to pay an additional $57 to  unlock everything you thought you just bought.  I don't know, it was pretty shady. So yeah,  when I heard

Jake

Paul

was in the news for   a scam last week, I was like, "He did that  already." But then I was like, "Well, no,   clearly they're not talking about Edfluence  because that was in 2018." But then I was like,   "Wasn't there something in 2019 too?" Mystery  Brand. It was a gambling site. That's just all   it was, it was really just a gambling site. He  seemed so okay with it that when h3h3 tweeted out,   "You loved being called out for selling gambling  scam to underage kids?"

Jake

Paul

just replied,   "Yes, love it." Heart emoji. You know, there's one  thing where people are faced with tough decisions   and then they make the wrong choice, but there's  another when you just make the wrong choice   because you can and nobody can stop you. So, here we have a man called out for   promoting a scam in 2018, switched to a different  scam in 2019, and is now under fire for promoting   a...
jake paul wants to teach us how to be jake paul for 19 99
different scam in 2020. First of all, why is he  still on YouTube? FTC, come get your boy. But the   FTC did not come get their boy, because now we are  faced with the Financial Freedom Movement. Now,   one thing that I find really weird about this is  that the Financial Freedom Movement was already a   thing before

Jake

Paul

just co-opted the name. Financial freedom is just when you're able to   make choices involving money without having to  stress over it too much, because you have the   money. There's like a lot of seminars and talks  and good advice, and some terrible advice, about   how to become financially free. Well, for some  reason,

Jake

Paul

has entered the chat and now   he

wants

to

teach

us how to do that via YouTube. All right. So, the first thing I see on this   website is a giant photograph of

Jake

Paul

. You  know, I thought the point of making a website   for your product was to encourage you to buy  it, not to encourage me to click off of the   website as soon as possible. Also, I like how  his expensive watch is so prominently placed in   the shot. "Welcome back to my YouTube channel.  Oh, I need to see what time it is." So, I mean,   honestly, what do you expect? The website's full  of manipulative text. "They say we're entitled   and lazy. They tell us to go to college, get  a job, retire at 65. How's that working out   for us? There's over $1 trillion in student  loan debt...
and people without dated education   who can't even get a job for the student  loans they took out that..." Wait a minute,   he is not encouraging you to skip college, is he? "A movement that anyone who's courageous enough   to follow can have a much higher chance of  becoming financially free from the societal   cookie cutter life nine..." He's literally  encouraging people to skip college. Now,   look, I'm not one of those people who says,  "You have to get a college degree, otherwise,   you'll have no chance to succeed in life." A  college degree is not a guarantee that you're   going to succeed in life. I have a bachelor's  degree, look where that got me. And that's not   to say this is a bad place to be. I mean,  I enjoy making these daily YouTube videos.   Mostly daily. Sometimes, I get braces that leave  me in extreme discomfort for days. But, obviously,   I don't need a college degree to do what I'm  doing, right? I'm sitting in my room and using my   phone to record myself, talking about

Jake

Paul

. So, he's not wrong. He's just doing that really   tricky tactic of using a perfectly valid premise  to promote an awful product. Also, listen here,   if there's anybody I want to tell me how lame it  is to have a societal cookie cutter nine-to-five   job, as if some sort of negative connotation, it's  not going to be

Jake

Paul

. It's not going to...
be   somebody who has never worked a nine-to-five  job. I've had both an extremely low paying and   YouTube. At one point, YouTube actually was  the extremely low paying job. But I've had   a different job besides that. Having been on both  sides, I can pretty easily say they're just jobs.  You know, my fulfillment in life didn't increase  that much when I do YouTube. They're like, "Oh,   hey, D'Angelo. How are you doing?" I'm like,  "Oh, I'm fine. Cookie cutter." They're like,   "What?" I'm like, "Nothing." Oh, my god, there is  nothing wrong with having a nine-to-five job. But   no, apparently, it's societal. We live in this  society. I also like how he contradicts himself   on his own website. Because it says right  here, "This course isn't for people looking   for a magic pill to success. There isn't one." But then, if you just scroll up, not even that   much, just slightly, it says, "One of the things  you get from this course is

Jake

Paul

's personal   experience, rituals, and secret formula on how  he's achieved massive success at a young..."   You know, is there one or is there not? You're  playing with my emotions here,

Jake

. Honestly,   what emotions? I feel nothing when I look at  this website. I don't even feel angry anymore.   It's like, what do I expect when I walk along  a dirt road? To get...
dirt on the bottom of my   shoe. That's the same attitude I have towards 

Jake

Paul

. What am I going to get? Scammy,   scummy trash just flooding my page for no reason. One thing I will say about this website is you can   tell it's very misleading in a lot of areas.  For example, up here, you can see these logos,   and it's Forbes, the Walt Disney Company, ABC,  MTV, CBS, CNBC. But what about them? Why are   these logos here? Is he trying to make it seem  like the course has been used by these people?   Because you know it hasn't. Is he trying to make  it seem like these people have all talked about   his... Because they haven't. I guess he's trying  to say these are all the places he's appeared,   which that makes sense. But then in that case,  what would that really have to do with purchasing   this program? It's like a really misleading  way to kind of make it seem like he's getting   support from all these companies that probably  have no idea this thing is happening right now.  All I'm saying is don't be surprised if these  logos magically disappear from the site by   the time you get to it. Another thing that's  super misleading is this whole $40 a month,   but it's on sale for $19.99 a month. It's  never going to be $40 a month. It's not   on sale. This thing is probably worth less  than $19 a month. Maybe $19 once. But yeah,   making it seem like, "It's on...
sale, it's  half off. You got to get it now." You don't   have to get it ever. You shouldn't get it ever. He also has this Join Now thing. For example,   the first 10,000 movement makers to take action  and join below receiving the same bonuses. The   whole site's trying to pressure you into acting.  And it's like... I think he would be lucky to   get anywhere near 10,000 subscribers to the  service when it's just so far removed from   what he's known for, which is garbage vlogs. I mean, this is basically things that only an   adult would care about, right? Kids don't  know what financial freedom is. Kids don't   understand the significance, or lack thereof, of a  nine-to-five job. Kids just want to see

Jake

Paul

   punch people. That's why he's famous right now.  He switched to boxing. If you go to his channel,   it's just a bunch of vlogs of him punching  people. And also, getting punched. See,   you can't say he lacks depth. But here I am just Negative   Nancy on the internet complaining about this  website. What if he's genuinely offering good   services? I should have given him a chance.  So, let's watch his little trailer video.  They say we're entitled and lazy. They tell us  to, "Go to college, get a job, retire at 65."   How's that working out for us? Are your parents  happy? Are they living the life they wanted?  First of all, he's just...
reading what's on the  website, verbatim. I thought this was going to   be some sort of exclusive information. Second  of all, are your parents happy? He's talking to   his audience of eight-year-olds trying to  use said eight-year-olds' unhappy parents   as an advertising tactic to be like, "Hey, you  don't want to be like your parents, do you? You   don't want to be trapped in a loveless marriage  and a horrible nine-to-five job raising bratty   children like yourself. That would be awful." Okay, I take back what I said about walking on   the road and getting dirt in your shoe and it's  expected. This is not expected. This is more than   I expected. All right, so the trailer is not it.  Let's look at some of these teaser clips for the   actual lessons that we'll learn. You know? I'm  always up for learning how to make more money.  I remember my dad would used to buy houses for  $50,000 in really bad areas, and we would go   and work 18 hours a day, interior decorating the  house for months at a time and then he would turn   around and sell the house for $100,000. And so,  from a young age, we were taught a work ethic.  "So, from a young age we were taught work..."  No, you weren't. That was your dad's work   ethic. Your dad flipped the houses. But you  know what? I guess the point of this clip is   to combat what I just said, which was that  he's never worked a...
nine-to-five. Clearly,   he's worked hard with his dad flipping houses in  poor neighborhoods so he could profit off of them.  But, you know, clearly for me, I'm still  a non-believer

Jake

Paul

is not enough to   convince me to buy this course. So, let's see what  this other guy says. I don't know who this is, but   he's on the website, so clearly he's an expert. If you had to make $1 million in the next 12   months, could you do it? Oh, maybe, yeah. But  if someone put a gun to your head and said,   "I'm going to kill you and your whole  family," which might sound crazy. Could   you come up with a way to do it? And all  of a sudden you have a much bigger reason-  Yeah, 100%. ... and it's like,   "Oh, yeah. Well, now I have no choice." Okay. Why do they think of that? I've always   wanted to be a millionaire. I should've just made  it a life or death situation. You know, never mind   all the families who don't have enough money  to support their literal dying family members.   Clearly, if there's threat of death, you could  figure out how to become a millionaire, right?  Here's another guy. Why do I dislike all  of these people's faces so much? That's   not constructive commentary. It's true, though. Yeah, it's so true. I mean, they say data's the   new oil. And so, for any brand owners  out there or anyone who's wanting to-  I didn't...
understand a word he just said. Why  is this audio quality worse than mine? I am   one person in this room. How do you have a whole  conference, but you can't get a good mic for your   dude. Oh, man. They only have one more trailer.  They better convince me to buy it with this one,   because there's nothing else on this website. If you're a photographer and you go shoot for

Jake

  

Paul

for free a bunch of shots, right? Well, a lot  of other influencers and brands follow

Jake

Paul

,   right? If you film for them or photograph  for them, and then

Jake

might follow them   and he

wants

to hire you. I might follow him and 

wants

to hire you. A brand might follow them and  

wants

to hire you. But your risk/reward  is nothing your cost is just your time.  That is awful advice. Don't ever work for  someone for free. The only way that a brand   is going to stalk

Jake

Paul

's page and see that  you did free work for him and then contact you   is if they also want free work from you. You  can establish yourself as the person in the   market who does work for free. So, that's my  financial advice. That's my financial freedom   movement. You don't work for people for free.  For this guy to go on there and say you should,   it kind of implies specifically that you  should do this for

Jake

Paul

, a little weird.  So, how are you going to have people on your  panel who don't know what they're talking...   Who are...
these people? All right, so it looks like  we have eight guys here, all of whom I would cross   to the other side of the street if I saw them  walking towards me. Dan Fleyshman spent over   $60 million on influencer marketing. And? Where's  the accomplishment? The only thing this is saying   is that he spent a lot of money. How much did  he make? What if he made $3? What if this man   lost $59,999,997 million and you just put him on  your panel because he spent 60 of it? $60 million.  Mark Lack, king of personal branding with  $300 million in student success. Okay. So,   the people who listened to your advice made  $300 million. How much did you make? Did it   occur to you that maybe the people who made all  that money and found your course were already   doing so because they were extremely motivated and  you only played a marginal part in helping them?  Travis Lubinsky. Sold eight figures online and  created products from some of the biggest brands   in the world... But which ones, though? You know,  it's funny because this guy actually does seem to   have a career and some expertise, but what good  is that if you just turn around and start working   for

Jake

Paul

? I'm going to be honest with  you, chief, if you think it's a good idea to   let

Jake

Paul

put your face on his website,  forgive me for not trusting your judgment.  Okay, wait. Wait, wait. My favorite one of all  is Billy Gene. It just says, "Ads have...
been seen   over 600 million." And? You could literally  just pay to run ads on Google and that would   happen. I get that some of these people might be  legitimate experts, but whoever made this website   for

Jake

Paul

doesn't know how to convey that. Anyway, this website is horrible and I've been   here for too long. So, the last thing I want  to look at is at the very bottom of the site,   there's a thing that says Letter to Parents.  This is where

Jake

Paul

realizes that, "Hey,   kids don't have credit cards. So, obviously,  the parent's going to have to be the one   paying $20 a month, right?" So, here's  him trying to convince them. "As a parent,   you want what's best for you, which is most  likely why you've saved up for many years to   send your kid to college with the hope that  college will provide them with an education   and degree. That's admirable, and you should  be proud that you want that for your child."  Why do I hear that in Britney Spears' voice?  And that's admirable. "Now, let's talk about how   things have changed since you were in college.  Most college kids these days graduate with an   outdated degree." So basically, the top half  of the website is trying to convince kids not   to go to college. And now, the bottom half of  the website is trying to convince parents not   to send their kids to college. I like that  he's...
going to fear-mongering. He says, "It's   only going to get worse!!" Double exclamation  point, "Once robotics, artificial intelligence   and other technology advancements disrupt the  workforce even more, there will be even fewer   jobs for your child. That is why it is critical  as a parent you break away from only having   your child future rests on old models of doing  things. When you can even see the landscape of   the world is changing. Give your child, the actual  education they need to achieve financial freedom."  I guess

Jake

Paul

is labeling himself the  actual education that your child needs. "If   you're already paying for Netflix or Hulu or  Amazon Prime, those things aren't helping your   child or their future, are they? This is your  chance to show you are truly committed..." Wait   a minute. Yeah, so, leave it to the 23-year-old  YouTube star to tell everybody how you can really   show you're committed as a parent. Not the parents  who had the kids and saved all the money for them   to go to college. What exactly does

Jake

Paul

  know about the financial requirements that go   into raising a child successfully? Nothing. The  only thing you know is how to spend impressive   amounts of money. It's the only thing you're  good at when it comes to money, is spending it.  And that shows because, now who you are doing  yet another crappy, poorly veiled scam to run   on...
children because you need to make more  money so you can continue your lifestyle   that you never should have ventured into the  first place because you knew that you had no   talent and that everything you built was going  to go away once people realize that. But, hey,   that next Lambo isn't going to pay for itself. I mean, you can tell that he's peaked. You can   tell that at the very young age of 23-years-old, 

Jake

Paul

is already washed up and has nothing   else to contribute to the world of entertainment.  20 million subscribers, but his views are during   that. I mean, even Logan

Paul

has more views than 

Jake

Paul

at this point, and it's like... Yikes.   You can tell

Jake

is just trying so hard to get  every last bit of money he can out of that, pretty   much financially-worthless audience he built up. I mean, kids are pretty good at convincing their   parents to buy them merch, but I really doubt kids  are good at convincing their parents to buy them   an affiliate marketing course for $20 a month.  But nevertheless, he's still trying. I mean,   he's trying to expand into the real world so hard  with the boxing tournaments, and the summits and   conferences, and it's just like, you know what? No  matter what you do,

Jake

Paul

, you're always just   going to be that 23-year-old kid from YouTube.  Who's scamming the kids. So, honestly, who cares?