Rape Allegations: YouTuber Norman Dawad Gets Jailed


Allegations of rapeYouTuber Norman Thavaud has been released from custody

Norman Tawat, who was arrested on Monday as part of a preliminary investigation into the rape and corruption of a minor, was released on Tuesday without charge.

Norman Tawat at the Cannes Film Festival, May 17, 2015.


Police custody of French YouTuber Norman Tawat for allegedly raping and corrupting a minor was removed on Tuesday evening “pending further investigation”, without prosecution at this stage, the Paris prosecutor’s office told AFP.

The host of the “Norman Mack Videos” channel, which has 12 million subscribers, was taken into police custody on Monday as part of a preliminary investigation into the child protection force, which was opened in January 2022. YouTuber, according to the state prosecutor.

Multiple sources told AFP as of Monday that Norman’s detention would not lead to a trial. According to the “Liberation” newspaper, five of the complainants will accuse Norman Tawat of rape and two were minors at the time of the facts.

In 2020, a Quebec fan, Maggie T., publicly accused Norman Tawat of manipulating her to obtain sexual photos and videos when she was 16 years old. He said he has filed a complaint in Canada.


As part of a Quebec-French investigation published by Urbania Media in April 2021, other women made similar allegations against the YouTuber, some allegedly taking place when they were still minors.

Questioned by AFP, Maggie D. confirmed being in France, this Tuesday before investigators with Norman Tawat, pointing to “Liberation”. Norman, the third French YouTuber by number of subscribers, is a veteran who debuted on the platform in 2011. His videos, according to the official count, have been viewed more than 2.7 billion times.

Flag bearer of the new generation of comedians born on social networks, this author by training was inspired in the early 2010s by his everyday life (“Having a cat”, “The Toilets”) or video games (“Luigi Clash Mario”). “).

Abandoned by Webedia

Passionate about stand-up, he took to the stage for two solo shows between 2015 and 2020, in addition to a few appearances in cinema (“Mon Roi”) and television (“Ten Percent”).

In 2018, the number one French YouTuber, Squeezie (17.6 million subscribers) denounced on Twitter that “YouTubers (including those who shout from the rooftops that they are feminists) are exploiting the psychological vulnerability of young subscribers to get sex”.

His tweet was widely re-distributed as part of the #balancetonyoutubeur movement. Some of the evidence pointed to Norman. Squeezie later assured that it was “not” aimed at Norman. On Monday, the Webedia Group (AlloCiné, PurePeople, etc.) announced that it would end its collaboration with the 35-year-old icon who enchanted an entire generation by parodying daily life from his roommate in Montreuil (Seine-Saint-Denis). )


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