Yousef Erakat is a Palestinian-American YouTuber and actor who posts parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches and pranks on YouTube. He is better known as FouseyTube.
Yousef Erakat’s dormant YouTube channels
YouTuber Yousef Erakat has two YouTube channels that feature him; FouseyTUBE and DOSEofFOUSEY’. He used to vlog and post the prank, fitness, and comic videos on them. But from October 2016 to the start of April 2017, these channels were silent. Yousef had not posted even one video on either of them during this interval.
In his rejoining video, Yousef Erakat explained the reason for his not posting any video. He also goes on to discuss with his fans his mental problems and promises them that he would try his level best to upload some good and better stuff on his channel for them. Yousef Erakat said:
“Every single day I chose not to pick up this camera is because I’m terrified. I’m terrified about what the world has to say about me, I’m terrified about how people perceive me, and I’m terrified of people’s opinions. I’m terrified of reading anything about myself because I lost so much sense of who I am as a person that everything i started believing is what i read.”
Yousef Erakat continues:
“I am here to rid myself of that fear and just be myself,”
He stated that he does not promise to post every day, but would definitely upload and make more videos as part of his fight.
It is really sad that such talented and young individuals are falling prey to mental issues and depression. Yousef Erakat also tweeted:
“ Don’t overthink. Just hope it’s right.”
Yousef Erakat is also into addiction and has bipolar disorder. His family is highly religious and often Yousef Erakat has struggled with the conservative thinking of his religion. He recalled how he was once made to remove a body tattoo since it is a stigma in certain Arab and Muslim communities and families to have them made on one’s body.
He had even considered ending his life due to the strict disciplines imposed on him due to his religious identity.
Yousef Erakat’s career updates
Yousef Erakat’s popularity soared when he commenced making Middle Eastern videos. This Fremont-born young Muslim boy does videos of various genres and can also act and rap. He has done his graduation with a major in Theater Arts. Yousef Erakat now resides in LA in order to tap opportunities in acting. Yousef Erakat has also been honored with multiple Streamy awards.
Yousef Erakat will feature in writer-director Tyler Perry’s upcoming comedy sequel ‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’. Tyler Perry would also be in this sequel along with Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Lexy Panterra, Andre Hall, Diamond White, Brock O’Hurn, and Tito Ortiz; The first teaser trailer and poster of this movie was released online in July 2017.
It gives the viewers a glimpse into what they should expect of this movie. In this film, Madea, Bam and Hattie risk going to a campground and fall prey to goblins, monsters, and bogeyman from whom they have to run for their lives. The Boo! A Madea Halloween had received a mixed review. This sequel is slated for a 20th October 2017 release.
Yousef Erakat’s girlfriend
Yousef Erakat was dating Instagram star Alycia Tyre in 2016. Alycia uses the nickname ‘Sahlt’ and has her own YouTube channel. However, the two have separated. The exact date and reason for the split is not known. Yousef has also not disclosed it on his channel. He had gone into the self-imposed hiatus and this could also probably be due to this break-up.
Presently, Yousef is dating pretty Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh who also is extremely popular in the social media. We wish the couple a very happy life ahead!
Yousef Erakat gifts his youtube channel and his suicidal thoughts
His concert in LA was a disaster and a bomb threat followed his concert. And after 2 months he has decided to give up his channel with 10 million subscribers saying “It’s not worth it,”
He said in the video,