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PewDiePie is taking a break from YouTube

The YouTuber says he’s tired

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YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg will be taking a break from making YouTube videos in 2020.

“I am taking [a] break from YouTube next year,” Kjellberg said at the end of one of his newest videos. “I wanted to say it in advance because I made up my mind. I’m tired. I’m tired. I’m feeling very tired.” He goes on to say that he’ll only be gone for a little while next year, and that he’ll explain more about his departure later.

Kjellberg has been uploading daily for years now, which is a feat that usually leads creators to burnout. But this isn’t the first time he has taken a break from YouTube. He also stepped away from the platform for a bit in Nov. 2016, after talking in a video about how he felt forced to create content. He has also recorded videos early and released them while he’s on vacation in the past, though it’s unknown if he’s going to do that again.

In August, Kjellberg became the first YouTuber to hit 100 million subscribers. He also, more recently, had his poop-themed mobile game rejected from the iOS App Store for being too disgusting.

Correction: A previous version of this post said that Kjellberg hit 100 million subscribers in April, but he hit the milestone in August. The post above has been updated to reflect this.

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