Here’s Why Emma Chamberlain Doesn’t Know When She’ll Post On YouTube Again

The star is taking a long break from the platform...

 

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The YouTuber has been quiet on her channel for a few months now and fans have been wondering if she will ever go back to making videos.

In her latest podcast episode titled, “The truth about YouTube” Emma explained why she hasn’t been posting and doesn’t know when she will post again.

Emma says a weekly YouTuber schedule is unsustainable and she found herself getting burnt out quite often, “The narrative around being a YouTuber is that your a** better be uploading a video every single week or else you’re done,” she explained.

 

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Trying to lessen the load, Emma eventually decided to hire an editor for her videos like many other YouTubers do, but once she no longer had to edit, she found her love for the content dwindled.

“At a certain point I decided to hire an editor, who is amazing, very, very amazing editor and I started to get help with editing my videos. That was amazing for about a year because all I had to do was film myself once a week, send it off to my editor and then he would edit it and then that was it.

“And I was able to work a lot quicker and a lot more efficiently, but this eventually caused me distress as well because I realised after handing off the editing job to my editor that my passion for YouTube is less rooted in filming content but rather in the editing of the content. I was passionate about editing videos, that’s what I love doing and so I quickly started to feel sad again,” she explained.

 

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The star felt she couldn’t produce content she was proud of at the pace they were expected of her. As well as this, she found herself not always wanting to film, putting on a brave face for the camera but not actually being in a good place mentally.

“No one really knows what’s going on behind the scenes, and I feel weirdly like a liar, even though I’m not a liar. But I felt like that. I had gotten to a point where I felt like I was trapped,” she said

The constant pressure made Emma decide to take a step back from the platform, to heal her burnout and figure out who she is without the pressure of creating YouTube videos.

 

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She explained she plans to continue to take the time she needs, whether that be months or years and really be kind to herself. But fear not! This doesn’t mean Emma is out of the spotlight for good, the star is still focussing on her podcast Anything Goes and her coffee company Chamberlain Coffee, which she says she is really excited about at the moment.

We are glad Emma decided to do what’s best for her!

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