Early Friday morning, Youtuber Pewdiepie responded to the Christchurch gunman who referenced him prior to carrying out a mass shooting attack at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Pewdiepie tweeted, “Just heard news of the devastating reports from New Zealand Christchurch. I feel absolutely sickened having my name uttered by this person. My heart and thoughts go out to the victims, families and everyone affected by this tragedy.”
Here’s what you need to know:
WATCH: Spliced Clip of Tarrant Telling ‘Lads’ to Subscribe to Pewdiepie
Video of the gunman, a man who self-identified as Brenton Tarrant, acknowledging Pewdiepie before leaving his car, can be seen below:
This is just horrible pic.twitter.com/HoPLfJM8TZ
— Juan Lopez (@juanchies90) March 15, 2019
Before leaving the car, Tarrant can be heard telling his followers to subscribe to Pewdiepie’s YouTube channel.