Jake Paul is in DEEP sh*t.
Also, we need to re-think this whole social media 'influencer' concept.
Controversial influencer Jake Paul's home raided by FBI https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/jake-paul-home-raided-fbi-controversial-influencer-175134707.html
The guns aren't the big story, but also aren't a good sign. Neither were the SWAT teams.
"BTW, a second raid happened nearly 300 miles away...in Sin City no less."
FBI Seize Guns from Jake Paul's Home, Raid Involves Scottsdale Protests https://www.tmz.com/2020/08/05/jake-paul-home-search-warrant-fbi/
Scottsdale police said those initial charges against Paul & 2 others were dismissed "so that a federal criminal investigation can be completed."
Guns seized in raid at Jake Paul's Calabasas home as FBI conducts search in connection with AZ riot case https://abc7.com/society/fbi-serves-search-warrant-at-jake-pauls-calabasas-home-/6355330/
FBI agents were serving a federal search warrant at the Calabasas home of YouTube personality Jake Paul, where multiple apparent firearms throughout the property were seized.https://abc7.com/society/fbi-serves-search-warrant-at-jake-pauls-calabasas-home-/6355330/
"Federal authorities executed a search warrant...at the Graffiti Mansion in west Las Vegas in connection to an active investigation against YouTube star Jake Paul."
Las Vegas' Graffiti Mansion raided by FBI agents in connection to Jake Paul's warrant https://news3lv.com/news/local/las-vegas-graffiti-mansion-raided-by-fbi-agents-in-connection-to-jake-pauls-warrant
Federal authorities executed a search warrant early Wednesday at the residence dubbed "Graffiti Mansion" in the west part of the Las Vegas valley. TMZ first reported that the Calabasas home of...https://news3lv.com/news/local/las-vegas-graffiti-mansion-raided-by-fbi-agents-in-connection-to-jake-pauls-warrant
"Federal agents descended upon the famous Graffiti Mansion in Las Vegas Wednesday, which is said to be owned by Armani Izadi ... who's good buddies with Jake."
FBI Raid Famous Vegas Graffiti Mansion, Owned By Jake Paul's Friend | TMZ
July 14, 2020
"Video posted to Instagram shows masses of young people partying both inside and outside of Paul’s mansion, all day and night."
Calabasas mayor outraged after YouTube star Jake Paul throws weekend mansion party https://www.foxla.com/news/calabasas-mayor-outraged-after-youtube-star-jake-paul-throws-weekend-mansion-party
The mayor of Calabasas tells FOX 11 she is outraged after video shows YouTube Star Jake Paul throwing a large party at his mansion on Saturday.https://www.foxla.com/news/calabasas-mayor-outraged-after-youtube-star-jake-paul-throws-weekend-mansion-party
"Arman Izadi - DJ, former Team 10 member, and owner of the Graffiti Mansion in Las Vegas - is standing in solidarity w/ his friend..."
Jake Paul's longtime friend is asking Scottsdale PD to charge him with identical crimes after looting video scandal https://www.insider.com/arman-izadi-asked-scottsdale-police-to-charge-him-jake-paul-2020-6
"If running from the cops shooting tear gas at us with no orders is a crime then #ChargeMeToo," Izadi captioned his latest Instagram post.https://www.insider.com/arman-izadi-asked-scottsdale-police-to-charge-him-jake-paul-2020-6
June 4, 2020
Jake Paul has been charged by police for allegedly participating in a ‘riot’ https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/4/21280476/jake-paul-arizona-protests-riots-youtube-filming-scottsdale
"YouTube star Jake Paul is a veteran social media star, and has used his success to launch the careers of other creators through an incubator called Team 10."
Jake Paul says his controversial influencer squad Team 10 would be lost without him https://www.businessinsider.com/jake-paul-team-10-squad-youtube-influencer-house-interview-2020-1
Team 10 has maintained a low profile in recent months, which Paul said is because he's "waiting for the right moment" to reveal some big changes.https://www.businessinsider.com/jake-paul-team-10-squad-youtube-influencer-house-interview-2020-1
Team 10 has a house where all these young 'influencers' live (and party).
Arman “Armani” Izadi was apparently Team 10's 'event organizer'. He's much older than Jake.
A Complete Guide To Everyone Who's Been In Jake Paul’s Team 10 And Why They Left https://www.j-14.com/posts/who-is-in-team-10-139473/
Kinda sketchy, but not a big deal. Read on.
YouTuber Jake Paul is trying to cash in on teaching fans how to become influencers — two years after his 1st project failed https://www.businessinsider.com/jake-paul-financial-freedom-movement-influencer-school-edfluence-team-1000-2020-2
The new platform draws similarities to a project Paul attempted two years ago called Edfluence, which taught users "how to be social media famous."https://www.businessinsider.com/jake-paul-financial-freedom-movement-influencer-school-edfluence-team-1000-2020-2
Well, that seems like it could be a potential red-flag.
“So now you got a problem with a real Vegas motherfucker, and you might want to Google me, homeboy.”
New Member of YouTube Star Logan Paul’s Crew Is a Convicted Pimp https://www.thedailybeast.com/new-member-of-youtube-star-logan-pauls-crew-is-a-convicted-pimp
April 26, 2013
"Arman Izadi lured women to his prostitution ring with promises of immense wealth, his companionship, and most of all, his protection, Las Vegas police say."
Police report details alleged crimes by high-end Las Vegas pimp https://lvrj.com/post/485525
April 26, 2013
Suspected pimps brutality included waterboarding of prostitute, police say. https://lasvegassun.com/news/2013/apr/26/suspected-pimps-violence-included-waterboarding-pr/
The victim stood stripped down to her underwear in the shower stall begging for her life as the man she was trying to leave beat her, tortured her with waterboarding and choked her.https://lasvegassun.com/news/2013/apr/26/suspected-pimps-violence-included-waterboarding-pr/
May 10, 2013
"The indictment charges Arman Izadi, 28, with counts of first-degree kidnapping, robbery, pandering & battery with use of a deadly weapon, among other counts."
Grand jury indicts suspected pimp on 20 counts. https://lasvegassun.com/news/2013/may/10/grand-jury-indicts-suspected-pimp-20-counts/
November 18, 2016
"And then, poof, it went away. Prosecutors offered to drop the 19 most serious charges if Izadi would plead no contest to one count of pandering. He was set free for time served."
Accused pimp claims he was set up by former cop https://www.8newsnow.com/news/i-team-accused-pimp-claims-he-was-set-up-by-former-cop/
A former nightclub promoter who was charged with torture, kidnapping, and other violent crimes says he is the victim of a set-up by a detective who is now the target of an FBI investigation.https://www.8newsnow.com/news/i-team-accused-pimp-claims-he-was-set-up-by-former-cop/
November 22, 2016
"That’s how Arman Izadi started what became a successful career as a club promoter. Within a year, he had a nightly entourage of attractive women willing to follow him..."
Former club promoter opens up about LV nightclub industry https://www.8newsnow.com/news/i-team-former-club-promoter-opens-up-about-lv-nightclub-industry/
The booming Las Vegas nightclub industry, rocked by several scandals in recent years, has been holding its collective breath because of an ongoing investigation of large scale sex trafficking.https://www.8newsnow.com/news/i-team-former-club-promoter-opens-up-about-lv-nightclub-industry/
February 28, 2017
“My understanding was that I was set up; that this guy was sleeping with my girls that were involved in accusing me,” Izadi said.
I-Team: Investigation of former vice detective could lead to new trials for convicted pimps https://www.8newsnow.com/news/i-team-investigation-of-former-vice-detective-could-lead-to-new-trials-for-convicted-pimps/
Some of the most notorious pimps in Las Vegas’ history have asked for new trials based on allegations of police misconduct. The 8 News NOW I-Team first reported last year that the FBI&#…https://www.8newsnow.com/news/i-team-investigation-of-former-vice-detective-could-lead-to-new-trials-for-convicted-pimps/
August 24, 2017
The former 'Bizaardvark' actor was let go over the summer after an incident with an L.A. news crew.
"Yes, we had a furniture fire, but nobody got hurt."
YouTube Star Jake Paul on Getting Fired by Disney, Feuding With Neighbors https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jake-paul-youtube-sensation-getting-fired-by-disney-1031550
The 20-year-old former 'Bizaardvark' actor, who was let go over the summer after an incident with an L.A. news crew, says it's all being blown out of proportion: "Yes, we had a furniture fire, but...https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jake-paul-youtube-sensation-getting-fired-by-disney-1031550
May 6, 2019
Police Are Investigating A Woman’s Report That She “Blacked Out” And May Have Been Drugged At YouTuber Jake Paul’s Party https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tasneemnashrulla/police-investigating-jake-paul-party
During the party in Calabasas, at least one person was arrested for public intoxication, while two “sick” people were transported to a local hospital, Los Angeles authorities said.https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tasneemnashrulla/police-investigating-jake-paul-party
May 6, 2019
"The investigation is in its early stages, and law enforcement is asking anyone with information to reach out to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department."
Woman Claims Drugging During Desiigner's Bday Party at Jake Paul's House https://www.tmz.com/2019/05/06/desiigner-jake-paul-house-party-police-investigation-woman-drugged/
So yeah, this doesn't look good.
Also, it is not clear at all how this relates to the charges from Scottsdale which were dropped.
May 8, 2019
Eight Girls Were Reportedly Drugged at a Party Hosted by YouTube Star, Jake Paul https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/girls-drugged-jake-paul-party.html/
Women are coming forward claiming they were drugged at a Jake Paul party. They were transported to a hospital after being unable to speak or walk.https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/girls-drugged-jake-paul-party.html/
This is a PR hype piece.
August 20, 2019
Meet Arman Izadi: The Man, the Myth, the Legendary Graffiti Guru https://finance.yahoo.com/news/meet-arman-izadi-man-myth-173000671.html
From selling monthly spa memberships at 17 to becoming a multi-millionaire social media superstar mere decades later, just who is Arman Izadi? What those videos don’t show is that Armani Izadi has...https://finance.yahoo.com/news/meet-arman-izadi-man-myth-173000671.html
"...team that has curated & powered the highest grossing nightclubs in the world, from Macau to Hollywood to Las Vegas - instrumental in helping them achieve staggering margins."
Arman Izadi: American, Entrepreneur & renowned social media insider. https://www.fabworldtoday.com/arman-izadi-american-entrepreneur-and-renowned-social-media-insider/
Arman Izadi Recognized as one of the world’s most successful avatars of viral media, he has built a team that has curated and powered the highest grossing nighttps://www.fabworldtoday.com/arman-izadi-american-entrepreneur-and-renowned-social-media-insider/
On his next match:
"...Saudi Arabia. I love it there, I love the people there. I think it's a great country, it would be super fun. So, Saudi, if you're listening, make it happen."
Jake Paul knocks out AnEsonGib in latest YouTuber boxing match https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/31/sport/jake-paul-anesongib-knockout-spt-intl/index.html
Social Icon Jake Paul To Fight Former NBA Star Nate Robinson On Legends Only League's Tyson V. Jones Jr. Undercard In Partnership With Triller https://finance.yahoo.com/news/social-icon-jake-paul-fight-180000147.html
Social icon Jake Paul will fight former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard to legendary former Undisputed Heavyweight World Champion and entrepreneur Mike Tyson and four-division World Champion...https://finance.yahoo.com/news/social-icon-jake-paul-fight-180000147.html
Video: Armed Feds raid Jake Paul’s house, status of Tyson-Jones Jr. boxing match uncertain https://www.mmamania.com/2020/8/5/21355912/video-feds-raid-jake-pauls-house-status-tyson-jones-jr-boxing-match-uncertain-mma
Jake Paul’s house raided by armed agents of the FBI, possibly jeopardizing his celebrity boxing match against Nate Robinson on the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. undercard.https://www.mmamania.com/2020/8/5/21355912/video-feds-raid-jake-pauls-house-status-tyson-jones-jr-boxing-match-uncertain-mma
Jake Paul's home was searched by a small army of federal agents. These some of the YouTuber's biggest controversies. https://www.insider.com/jake-paul-controversies-timeline-looting-scandals-racist-slurs-drama-2020-6
From tweets about anxiety to getting booted from Disney Channel, Jake Paul has built a successful brand off being controversial.https://www.insider.com/jake-paul-controversies-timeline-looting-scandals-racist-slurs-drama-2020-6
Porn stars Lana Rhoades and Riley Reid cheer on Jake Paul in boxing gowns as they support YouTuber at Gib fight https://www.the-sun.com/sport/boxing/336648/pornhub-stars-lana-rhoades-and-riley-reid-cheer-on-jake-paul-in-boxing-gowns-as-they-support-youtuber-at-gib-fight
PORNHUB stars Lana Rhoades and Riley Reid were spotted wearing boxing gowns before they cheered on Jake Paul during his victory over AnEsonGib. Paul made an emphatic professional boxing debut by de…https://www.the-sun.com/sport/boxing/336648/pornhub-stars-lana-rhoades-and-riley-reid-cheer-on-jake-paul-in-boxing-gowns-as-they-support-youtuber-at-gib-fight
Logan is Jake's brother.
Lana Rhoades Best Moments In Logan Paul Vlogs (so far in 2020)
Stunning World Series flasher Julia Rose dating Youtube boxer Jake Paul https://www.the-sun.com/uncategorized/381166/stunning-model-julia-rose-who-became-star-after-flashing-boobs-at-world-series-dating-youtube-boxer-jake-paul/
STUNNING Instagram model Julia Rose is dating YouTube boxer Jake Paul. The 26-year-old shot to fame when she flashed her boobs at the baseball World Series back in October. Rose’s stunt, alon…https://www.the-sun.com/uncategorized/381166/stunning-model-julia-rose-who-became-star-after-flashing-boobs-at-world-series-dating-youtube-boxer-jake-paul/
Jake's brother Logan is also an 'influencer' (and idiot).
Logan Paul trying to sell $90,000 couch he calls one of his only “two regrets in life” https://news.avclub.com/logan-paul-trying-to-sell-90-000-couch-he-calls-one-of-1842587692
Fittingly, this is one of the most hated YouTube music videos ever:
4.9 Million Dislikes
Jake Paul - It's Everyday Bro (Song) feat. Team 10 (Official Music Video)