James Charles has sparked social media backlash for his most recent Instagram post and YouTube video.
The 21-year-old beauty YouTuber took to his socials to promote his new video titled “24 Hours Being PREGNANT!!” which he created as a challenge after his friend Laura Mellado, who is pregnant, said that he couldn’t last more than 24 hours being pregnant. The video followed Charles through a day of tasks and challenges, including a contraction simulator, while he wore a fake pregnant belly.
In the video, the YouTuber offered a disclaimer before the challenges began, saying, “This video is not being made in any way, shape, or form to make fun of, to make light of pregnancies and the sensitivities and the complications that come around it.”
“It’s obviously such a beautiful, beautiful thing that women go through with their bodies and it takes a whole lot of