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Markiplier says his ‘ungodly’ $38 million annual income from YouTube feels ‘unfair’

  • YouTuber Markiplier admitted to Logan Paul that he makes “an ungodly amount of money, and it feels unfair.”
  • Markiplier joined Paul during a recent episode of the podcast “IMPAULSIVE” and talked about his YouTube career and health.
  • “I'm open to talk about it because it just seems like such a cheat of the system to be able to have this much success, when really all I want to do is make content and inspire others to make content,” the 33-year-old YouTuber, who is of Korean descent, tells Paul. “But at the same time, it's something I can't deny, because to deny it would be a hypocritical thing to do."
  • In a January report, Forbes listed Markiplier as the world’s third-highest-earning YouTuber, with MrBeast taking the top spot and Paul's brother, Jake Paul, in second place.
  • Nielsen’s 2020 Asian American Report also listed Markiplier as one of the two highest-earning Asian American content creators on YouTube at the time alongside Evan Fong, also known as VanossGaming.

Markiplier, one of YouTube’s highest-earning content creators, admitted that the “ungodly amount” of money he earns, which sits at around $38 million annually, “feels unfair.”

Markiplier, whose real name is Mark Fischbach, joined Logan Paul during a recent episode of the podcast “Impaulsive” to talk about his YouTube career and health.

Meghan Markle discusses ‘toxic stereotyping’ of Asian women on podcast with Lisa Ling, Margaret Cho

  • Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle discussed the “toxic” stereotyping of Asian women in the latest episode of her podcast, “Archetypes.”
  • Along with journalist Lisa Ling and comedian Margaret Cho, Markle broke down the trope of the “dragon lady” and criticized films such as “Austin Powers” and “Kill Bill,” which presented caricatures of women of Asian descent as “oversexualized or aggressive.”
  • Cho and Ling shared their struggles and experiences of growing up as Asian American women in the U.S.

Joined by journalist Lisa Ling and comedian Margaret Cho, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle discussed the “toxic” stereotyping of Asian women on her podcast, “Archetypes.” 

In Markle’s latest podcast episode, “The Demystification of Dragon Lady,” she broke down the trope of the “dragon lady,” a term coined in the 1930s to describe East Asian women who were powerful, sexual and domineering. 

‘Serial’ subject Adnan Syed, sentenced to life for ex-girlfriend’s murder, walks free after 23 years

  • Adnan Syed, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the killing of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 1999, was released on Monday after a judge overturned his conviction.
  • In explaining her decision, Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn said evidence that could have led to other suspects was not properly turned over by prosecutors to defense attorneys.
  • Syed’s case became the subject of the hit podcast “Serial,” which subsequently sparked a true-crime podcasting fever.
  • Phinn’s decision does not mean Syed is innocent; he may face a new trial should prosecutors pursue one.

Adnan Syed, the Baltimore man sentenced to life imprisonment for the killing of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 1999, was released on Monday after a judge overturned his conviction over material shortcomings.

City Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn said trial prosecutors failed to properly turn over evidence to defense lawyers that could have pointed to other suspects in Lee’s murder. A year-long case review resulted in two alternative suspects.

Prosecutors request new murder trial for ‘Serial’ subject Adnan Syed citing new evidence

  • Prosecutors in Baltimore City have asked a judge to overturn the conviction of Adnan Syed, who was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999.
  • The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office and Syed’s lawyers said prosecutors failed to disclose evidence to Syed’s defense counsel regarding two other suspects.
  • Prosecutors did concede Syed’s innocence but said in a court filing, “However, for all the reasons set forth below, the State no longer has confidence in the integrity of the conviction.”
  • Prosecutors are also requesting Syed receive a new trial.
  • Syed is currently serving a life sentence after being convicted of first-degree murder, robbery, kidnapping and false imprisonment in February 2000.

Prosecutors in Baltimore City have asked a judge to overturn the conviction of Adnan Syed, who was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999 in a case that became the subject of the investigative podcast, “Serial.”

In a motion filed on Wednesday, the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office and Syed’s lawyers said prosecutors failed to disclose evidence to Syed’s defense counsel regarding two other suspects, which would constitute a Brady violation.

‘Where Y’all Really From’ podcast explores experiences of Asian Americans in Kentucky

Where y'all really from podcast

Louisville Public Media (LPM) launched “Where Y’all Really From” in September, in which its creators talk about their own and guests’ experiences as Asian Americans in Kentucky.

The podcast: The show’s creators, Dan Wu, Charlene Buckles, Mae Suramek and Kentucky Rep. Nima Kulkarni (D), said they named the show after a question they have all heard many times.

She Volunteered in Women’s Prisons at 14, Mentored The World’s Youngest Nobel Prize Laureate By 20

the may lee show shiza shahid

Since Shiza Shahid was a child growing up in volatile Pakistan, she championed human rights and fought for the voiceless.

Her passion led her to work side by side with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girl who became an activist for girls education and was shot by the Taliban for her beliefs. Shiza co-founded the Malala Fund and helped build it into a powerful force for good. She is now carrying on her mission of social good with unique entrepreneurial pursuits, including a new cookware line that truly gives back to communities around the world. Shiza shares her phenomenal stories of seeking justice and doing what’s right on this episode of “The May Lee Show”.