Rumble received a chilling letter from the British government, demanding that the video-streaming platform should take action against popular creator Russell Brand.
The letter, sent by the UK Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee, pressured Rumble to penalize Brand by demonetizing his account.
Brand has millions of subscribers across multiple platforms, including Rumble.
On YouTube, where Brand has 6 million subscribers, the Google-owned platform removed his ability to earn revenue from his popular videos.
As Slay News reported, YouTube demonetized Brand, despite his account not violating any of the platform’s policies.
YouTube cited Brand’s “off-platform behavior” for its decision.
The move comes in response to allegations against Brand as part of a coordinated corporate media campaign.
Last week, UK’s The Times and Channel 4’s Dispatches covered serious allegations of assault against Brand which were conveniently times to be published at the same time.
Since last weekend, the media has been awash with stories about Brand and his anonymous so-called “victims.”
However, Brand has not been charged with any crime, let alone convicted of one.
Nevertheless, the media pushes on under the assumption of guilt.
In response to the media campaign, several major platforms, including YouTube, Netflix, and BBC iPlayer,