An American YouTube star is currently facing backlash for uploading a video where he mocks Thai people for not being able to understand English.
Nate Bartling, 19, is an ex-Missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who now lives in Thailand. He’s known for regularly uploading prank videos filmed all over Thailand. In his latest video, Bartling approaches random people on the street and asks them weird questions in English.
“I’m on my period. Do you have a sanitary tissue? Are you on your period too?”
“You look absolutely terrible today” he can be heard saying in the video.
Naturally, the Thai people being filmed, don’t understand what Bartling is saying and left dumbfounded and he hurls insults at them.
People in the comments have not been happy with Bartling.
In an interview with The Huffington Post earlier this year, Bartling emphasized being careful about not crossing the line in his videos.
“I’m a foreigner living in a new country so I have to be careful and not cross the line or else I risk getting my visa denied and kicked out of the country that I’ve spent so long trying to build my life in. The other things that helps keep me “in line” and not going too far over the top is my personal religious beliefs” he said.
Well Nate, you just might’ve crossed the line this time.