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Paul then justified the infamous stunt in which he ran around wearing a kimono and kasa because “they sell the outfits in Japan.”
He also did not find dressing up as Pikachu and throwing stuffed Pokéballs at strangers as culturally insensitive.
“There’s a difference between being culturally insensitive — being insensitive towards a culture — and being insensitive,” he said.
“I jumped off a bridge in Italy, is that culturally insensitive? Is saying ‘mamma mia’ culturally insensitive?”
Despite all the shenanigans he did in Japan, Paul remains confident that his name and brand are all about positivity.
“That’s why I’m a brand — that’s who Logan Paul is,” he proclaimed. “I bridge the gap between being a motivational speaker for kids, and saying, yeah I am a fucking kid. I’m 23 years old and if I want to go jump out of a plane naked, I’m going to go fucking do it. But at the same time, you can work hard and achieve your goals.”
Paul also revealed that his upcoming documentary is about “a seemingly regular kid … falling into the social media machine over the past four years, building an audience, garnering false power … and then essentially losing it all overnight [and] becoming the most hated man in the world in the snap of a finger.”
He said he has yet to decide whether his documentary will be monetized but in case it is, “100% of the proceeds will go to some sort of suicide prevention awareness program because that’s essentially what this whole thing is about.”
Announcing that he is now ready to make his so-called comeback, Paul is already seeing how the public will embrace his “redemption.”
“I think Hollywood, I think America in general, they love redemption stories,” Paul explained.
“My life is now a story about someone who was winning, someone who self-imploded and the architect of their own destruction, and [that] struggle and vulnerability.”
Paul, who does not admit what his actual mistakes are, then says, “I want to become better, I don’t want to let my mistakes define me.”
On Twitter, it is evident no one is buying his explanation: