YouTuber News: The Podcast

YouTuber News: The Podcast

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Benedict Townsend brings you all the latest headlines from the world of online video, from the wildest beauty drama to whatever nonsense Logan Paul has been up to this week. There are jokes, interviews, plenty of surprises and, if we have time, maybe even some news. YouTuber News, bringing you the latest online news, since 1886.

Episodes

Streamer sets crotch on fire (for some reason)

It feels like a while since an episode had such a click-bait title but this ACTUALLY HAPPENED. This week celebrates (and rightly mocks) those YouTubers who've taken it upon themselves to do something truly stupid.... So basically it's exactly the same as every other week. Let's go!!! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
11/08/2024m 31s

Will TikTok be banned?

A pretty big question to ask, right? Well, this podcast ain't afraid of a big question. For example; Before the end of the episode, Benedict will have also answered the question: "Realistically, how long can you run a Numbers Segment for, before it is no longer funny or enjoyable?" You'll also find out about PewDiePie's objection to photos and the very first "Review Review, Review!" Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
04/08/2020m 38s

This guy tricked YouTube into sending him a Diamond Play Button

Did you know that YouTuber News: The Podcast is particularly popular amongst people who LIKE YouTuber News: The Podcast?? Weird right. This week, a YouTuber fools those boneheads at YouTube into sending him a Diamond Play Button and MrBeast has revealed how he makes his videos and how much they cost! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
28/07/2017m 10s

Charli D'Amelio explains nose surgery

In a week where Benedict decided you needed even more YouTuber News than you already get (more on that later), you'll be pleased to know that the documentary team have been hard at work too, bringing you a brand new episode of Rat: The Story of a Rat. There's also a "Review Review" and at least 3 jokes. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
21/07/2021m 43s

Julien clarifies how long Jenna Marbles will be gone

It's as inevitable as the burning sun rising every morning that each week, Benedict clambers underneath his boiling duvet den and records a delicious helping of YouTuber News: The Podcast. This week, some guy called Jeffree Star makes the headlines again, we travel to something called NZ (???) for Review Review and there's a brand new competition! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
14/07/2019m 23s

David Dobrik apologises for racist jokes

It seems (fingers crossed) that in this utter joke of a year, the YouTube News drought may FINALLY be coming to an end. This week, Jacksepticeye announces that he's taking a break, David Dobrik makes an apology and most importantly of all, there is a brand new instalment of Rat: The Story of A Rat! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
07/07/2022m 15s

Liza Koshy apologises for racism

What a week to be Shane Dawson..... Dear oh dear. It wasn't just him though, there are apologies being made all over YouTube! However, once we've all dealt with that, you can kick back and relax to some True YouTuber Facts and a trip to Germany for "Review Review"! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
01/07/2018m 48s

How much TikTok stars make

This week, Benedict has done some investigative journalism into how much cold hard cash everybody's making.... Obviously it's no where NEAR how much he and the rat make. There's also a story about Shane Dawson's forthcoming horror movie and another "Review Review"! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
23/06/2018m 31s

Daniel Howell reflects on coming out

This week a woman (claims it is untrue that she) broke into The Hype House. Wow. Plus, Dan Howell has spoken to fans about his coming out story and what's in the "next chapter of Dan"! All that, along with "Review Review" and "True YouTuber Facts!" Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
16/06/2017m 58s

Vlog squad member calls out alleged racism

What are the chances that this weeks episode begins with Benedict suspended, upside down from a helicopter? PRESS PLAY AND FIND OUT! There's also a "Review Review" from down under and some more blasted numbers.... Oh and there's some news about YouTubers too, but you knew that.... Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
09/06/2019m 13s

Jake Paul accused of looting

In a mad world where so much is happening - it's a comfort to have a silly podcast about YouTubers to remind you of what's simple and daft in life. In that regard - this episode will NOT disappoint! Catch up with the ill-advised antics of Jake Paul, get some "True YouTuber Facts" and enjoy the return of "The Numbers Segment"! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
02/06/2025m 17s

Tana Mongeau launches X-rated site

It's a saucy one this week, but not so saucy that you'll need to cover your eyes. Tana's OnlyFans page has caused a bit of a stir, Logan Paul wants David Dobrik to come back to YouTube and FINALLY - we see the return of Rat: The Story of A Rat! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
26/05/2021m 29s

This guy ate a picture of MrBeast for 464 days in a row

Did you realise that YouTuber News: The Podcast is recorded with a live orchestra? In a new segment, "Review Review", Benedict will reveal the details.... Plus - What's Jeffree Star's new makeup collection called and why is someone eating pictures of MrBeast? Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
19/05/2018m 24s

Charli officially leaves Hype House (with KSI!)

You're not worried about "murder hornets" are you??? Don't worry - there are probably other things to worry about. MAYBE?!!! This week's episode tackles precisely that anxiety as well as welcoming returning guest KSI!!!! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
12/05/2022m 8s

Josh Pieters pranks Carole Baskin!

Hey all you YouTube cats and YouTube kittens.... Josh Pieters and Archie Manners have done it again - and this time, they've done it to CAROLE BASKIN! Find out all about that, plus; What's happened to Joe Wicks!? Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
05/05/2019m 53s

MrBeast's phone number leaks (with Jack Maynard & Miles Nazaire!)

Another week with another YouTuber giving away insane amounts of money! This time it was the turn of David Dobrik to be charitable and he DELIVERED. This week's episode also brings you a Numbers Segment and a catch up with Jack Maynard and Miles Nazaire! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
28/04/2026m 47s

The TikTok star copying David Dobrik

In a "YouTuber News: The Podcast" first, Benedict reviews some fan-submitted art this week. His producer warned him that this was "a little bit visual for a podcast" but hey, it went ahead nonetheless! There's also drama at The Hype House and some True YouTuber facts too! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
21/04/2013m 4s

Jaclyn Hill has had enough of THIS type of comment

How's it going? Been out much? This week on YouTuber News: The Podcast, Benedict talks about Jeffree Star again.... Yeah I know. Weird right? Plus Jaclyn Hill tells some body-shamers what's what and we play a little game of "Marcus Aurelius or Logan Paul". Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
14/04/2015m 31s

Fake Jeffree Star scams fans

It's a weirdly 'money heavy' episode of YouTuber News: The Podcast this week. Find out why MrBeast has been awesome again and why Jeffree Star wasn't asking fans for money and NEVER would! There's also some True YouTuber Facts and a brand new segment where YOU have suggested some of YOUR favourite YouTube channels that are helping you to pass the time during lockdown. PLUS - Don't forget that Benedict is now recording the podcast in his house - so let's see if you can pick out the moment that his washing machine starts up in the background!!! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
07/04/2016m 21s

Jeffree Star admits to faking video

It's another isolation episode this week (as it'll continue to be for a few weeks yet!) but Benedict still has plenty to keep you entertained. What's Jeffree Star been up to THIS time? Would you go to court over a TikTok?? There's also some True YouTuber Facts, a Numbers Segment & the latest episode of Rat: The Story of A Rat! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
31/03/2019m 31s

MrBeast’s WILD achievement

Would you like an invite into Benedict's house? DONE! In this socially distant episode, hear Benedict as he brings you an episode from his very own living room! Catch up with MrBeast and his big shoes and find out all about that Swedish bloke who opens doors. All that as well as a Numbers Segment and True YouTuber Facts! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
24/03/2015m 24s

The Joe Sugg episode! (with Joe Sugg!)

Benedict told you this would happen and it has. Joe Sugg comes to chat about his appearance on The Sims and is asked to give his thoughts on it being the year of The Rat. There's also a ridiculous story about copyright on YouTube and a lovely numbers segment too. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
10/03/2026m 34s

Why Shane Dawson shared a nude picture of Ryland Adams

This week, a YouTuber gets their bottom out. What, you need to know more than that? Fine. There's questions from the audience too and a quite disturbing instalment of Rat: The Story of a Rat. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
03/03/2017m 30s

Gigi Hadid destroys Jake Paul

A number of you have written in and said "could you please include the longest episode of Rat: The Story of A Rat in this week's episode". The great thing is, we listened. Also, find out why Jake Paul got eviscerated and get your latest dose of The Numbers Segment. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
25/02/2016m 35s

Jake Paul wants you to pay him $20 a month

You know Jake Paul right? He can help you learn the things you never learned. Just give him some money. Every week. That's cool right? Aside from this excellent news, there's also a Numbers Segment AND some True YouTuber Facts. GREAT! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
18/02/2021m 46s

Influencer arrested for Coronavirus ‘prank’ posts apology video

How about a whole episode that's just one, long Numbers Segment? NO. This week, it's time to catch up on the latest news, get some True YouTuber Facts and experience the latest instalment of Rat: The Story of A Rat.......... OH FINE THERE'S A NUMBERS SEGMENT AS WELL. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
11/02/2021m 29s

Billie Eilish drags YouTubers for posing as her

Welcome back YouTube News enthusiasts. That's right - there's actually a fair portion of news on this week's episode. How about that? There's also a ridiculous Numbers Segment and some questionable "True YouTuber Facts". Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
04/02/2024m 21s

JackSepticEye raises $200,000 for Australian fires

What a guy... JackSepticEye and his fans did an amazing thing this week and YouTuber News: The Podcast, salutes them! There's also an incident with Tana Mongeau's new perfume and a stack of Questions from The Audience. Let's hit it. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
28/01/2016m 21s

The 24 year old TikTok star pretending to be a teenager

Has anyone missed questions from the audience? Good. It's back. This week YouTuber News investigates a tail of confused identities. Who even are these people??? Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
21/01/2022m 43s

Inside Jeffree Star’s $15 million mansion

It's back! It's FINALLY back!!! Benedict was back to (relatively) full health this week and kicked off 2020 with a bit of ASMR. Yup. There's more from the numbers segment plus the next instalment of "Rat: The Story of a Rat"! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
14/01/2020m 40s

2019 on YouTube was weird AF

So that's your lot for 2019. Youtuber News will return triumphantly in 2020 but we'll mark the passing of the year in a reflective mood. Which will be the top 3 moments???? There's also a Numbers Segment and Episode 4 of Rat: The Story of A Rat! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
30/12/1913m 43s

Bonus Episode: 'Twas The Night Before Vlogmas

From all at YouTuber News - we wish you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
23/12/195m 16s

Shane Dawson teases new documentary series

What a year it's been folks. Sure, YouTuber News: The Podcast has only existed for the last part of 2019 - but what a note to go out on. This week, we look back on what has inarguably been a year of YouTube news and desperately try to recall the highlights. There's a return of The Numbers Segment and part 3 of Rat: The Story of A Rat. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
17/12/1919m 29s

Make THIS the most listened to podcast episode of ALL TIME!

Will that title work? Of course it will. This week, the 2019 YouTube Rewind came out and everyone loved it (jokes) and Trisha Paytas flashed fans on TikTok. If that's not enough then get ready for the return of "Questions From The Audience" and the second instalment of "Rat: The Story of A Rat". Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
10/12/1921m 58s

James Charles denies faking makeup look (with KSI!)

KSI IS ON THE PODCAST. That's it YouTuber News fans - get excited. Plus - does James use Photoshop?? Yes and that's fine ok? As if all that wasn't enough, did somebody say "numbers section"? Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
03/12/1920m 13s

Jeffree Star explains the 'hairs' in his makeup (with Taylor Lorenz!)

Ok everyone settle down. Let's all listen to the latest headlines and be sensible. This week Benedict offers more 'True YouTuber Facts', kindly answers more of your listener questions and welcomes Taylor Lorenz as his special guest! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
26/11/1930m 23s

David Dobrik named sexiest heartthrob in the world

Episode 3 eh? Who knew we'd get this far. This week, find out why some makeup has hair in it and that's fine. Plus, did someone say RAT? It's time guys..... Let's get some rat in our lives. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
19/11/1919m 34s

Logan VS. KSI (with Garrett Watts!)

Gather round, good friends - It's time for the 2nd outing of YouTuber News. This week, Benedict welcomes YouTube royalty - Garrett Watts! There's also the small matter of a boxing match that took YouTube by storm! Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
12/11/1925m 35s

PewDiePie’s $69,420 donation & more!

Here it is! Benedict Townsend offers you the first ever episode of YouTuber News: The Podcast. You can take it and enjoy it or you can throw it back in his face. Actually don't you dare do that. Make sure you subscribe and leave a review! Follow Benedict: Twitter: @benedicttown Instagram: @benedicttown
05/11/1914m 34s

YouTuber News Trailer

Welcome to YouTuber News, The Podcast! Launching November 5th!
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