Paigethepanda is a young YouTuber who has become quite famous for her Minecraft-related content. She also became increasingly popular on social media before she almost disappeared from the scene. After many collaborations with other YouTubers and avid fans looking for more information about her, here are the juicy details you need to know about her.
PaigeThepanda, also known as ThePenda site, was born in England on October 7, 1999. Although it is known that she grew up in her home country, many things about her such as her real name and family background have remained unknown. So nothing is known about her education.
She became known on social media thanks to her YouTube channel, which she is said to have launched in 2013. Although the channel has disappeared somewhat, it has been reported that she was able to build it to have over 40,000 followers. Paige also worked with other YouTubers on a series of videos for various vlogs. She revealed that she started her channel after being encouraged by a friend who introduced her to the pocket edition of Minecraft.
Aside from social media, Paige ThePanda has also become known in mainstream media after a rather unpleasant incident between her and another YouTuber, Marcus Wilton, known on the platform and other social media sites as LionMaker.
Everything You Need To Know About The YouTuber
As mentioned before, a lot of what is known about PaigeThePanda is related to her social media activities, but what is more important is what she has brought to the mainstream media, which is also one of the reasons why she has chosen to be rather reserved on the Internet.
When she started as a young YouTuber, she met LionMaker, which also had a Minecraft channel. Marcus Wilton had over half a million subscribers at the time, so he promoted Paige’s work and encouraged people to watch her videos and even subscribe to them.
In 2015, Marcus Wilton became the subject of various accusations on YouTube, with him being accused of sexual abuse. Unfortunately, as it turned out, he was accused of using his channel to attract underage girls and distribute pornographic material and other inappropriate things.
Even more unfortunate was a confession he made in a tweet revealing that he had a relationship with Paige, who had only been a minor for 14 years. He continued to post nude pictures from the YouTuber, although these were soon deleted. In later tweets, he claimed that the earlier tweets were from hackers who had hacked him.
Although LionMaker would deny that he had a sexually inappropriate relationship with Paige, it would turn out that he had also asked other minors in the Minecraft community to send him nude photos. This brought both British and Belgian security officials into play, as Marcus is from Belgium. This led to him being investigated for child pornography and statutory rape.
According to a friend of PaigeThePanda who spoke to Buzzfeed, she had traveled to Belgium with Wilton’s help when their relationship was still rosy. The whole relationship lasted four years and they met three times during those years. At some point her whereabouts were unknown and she was reported missing in the UK. However, she was later found in Wilton’s apartment and returned to the United Kingdom.
Because of the entire episode, including his Twitter posts, Lionmaker was locked up in his home country for up to 10 months while the police continued their investigation. In Belgium, security officers are allowed to detain a Lionmaker for extended periods if there is a fear that such a person could tamper with evidence.
Social Media Presence
Although she had quite a good presence in social media before the whole incident, Paige now has a very subtle presence on the Internet, so her exact involvement cannot be fully and accurately assessed, nor can her followers.