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  • Howard / Håvard Ramberg
    Howard / Håvard Ramberg Vor 2 Monate +99297

    It’s okay Joel sometimes we just gotta let the small creators like SNL believe in themselves

    • COSMEON
      COSMEON Vor 2 Stunden

      @CursedRose2005 million views this week

    • COSMEON
      COSMEON Vor 2 Stunden

      @WineNotthey have 5 million views this week…

    • Kubo
      Kubo Vor 6 Stunden

      jojjoj

    • Terraversal void
      Terraversal void Vor 7 Tage

      Snl is trash anymore anyway.

    • Dude
      Dude Vor 28 Tage

      Eh I never liked SNL anyway

  • Holly M
    Holly M Vor Monat +2424

    Joel just gave everyone a college education in being the bigger person. So much respect for him!

    • 108
      108 Vor 17 Tage +1

      @Comedy! NEVER give the benefit of the doubt, particularly when there is little doubt.

    • Eric Beich
      Eric Beich Vor 17 Tage

      If we all need a college education to realize that, we have failed.

    • Thomas Dupont
      Thomas Dupont Vor Monat

      "college education" ? 🤔

    • 108
      108 Vor Monat +2

      @Comedy! It's not the fact that he decided not to go after the corporate behemoth behind SNL; It's that he verbally excused it completely.

    • Comedy!
      Comedy! Vor Monat +4

      @108 its called benefit of the doubt, he cant confirm or deny 100% that it was directly stolen from him to their writers room, and SNL is a massive buisness so why start nonsensical drama and flat out accuse them even if hes letting it go? For example, someone could have watched Joels video and loved it, then told their friend the premise acting like they came up with it, and then that friend tells their other friend whos an SNL writer. So to the writer it was just an idea from a friend. Unlikely, yes, but in a situation like this the best thing to do is give them the benefit of doubt.

  • Pizza T. Hutt
    Pizza T. Hutt Vor 6 Tage +10

    It's not exactly a secret that the SNL writer's room is a den of thieves. They steal from each other all the time, this won't be the first or last thing they steal from actually talented creators outside of their own bubble.

    • Diamond Nova
      Diamond Nova Vor 17 Stunden

      How can you tell they steal from each other?

  • snarkwave
    snarkwave Vor 6 Tage +29

    Subscribed literally based on your humble and wholesome nature. Thank you for bringing positivity to the platform. Can't wait to dive into your content.

  • mr_wright_official_
    mr_wright_official_ Vor Monat +341

    You might be one of the humblest creators I've ever seen. You sir are a shining example, not just to other creators, but everyone. The world would be a better place with more people trying help others and assuming the best of everyone else. You're a legend my guy.

    • PurpleKittyKelly
      PurpleKittyKelly Vor Monat +2

      I absolutely agree. And watching this video and then reading your comment made today not only a satisfying day, but a good day. Good karma to you all!

  • KALAKAZAM
    KALAKAZAM Vor 2 Monate +9178

    What truly gets to me is that all these big media companies don't mind stealing other people's ideas, but absolutely flip their lid if it's ever the other way around.

    • Defiance
      Defiance Vor Monat

      And those big media companies have a lot of high paid lawyers on retainer to completely screw over the small content creators in court if it's ever the other way around.

    • Son of the Bear King
      Son of the Bear King Vor Monat

      Money

    • Jones Jermaine
      Jones Jermaine  Vor Monat

      Met Joel great kidd showed me how to use a VPN so my wife can't see my Google searches of Bailey Jay and Annabelle Lane saved my marriage.

    • Bert Rand
      Bert Rand Vor Monat +1

      That's how colonialism works. I mean capitalism.

    • j
      j Vor Monat

      That's capitalism for you. The more you have, the more greedy you are.

  • Jon Evans
    Jon Evans Vor 2 Tage

    They have a commitment to putting out an hour of television on a weekly basis to a huge national audience that have expectations that it will be to a certain professional standard, they don't release a 5 minute artsy comedy video once in so often or whenever they feel like it. SNL are also mostly comprised of writers and comics that are 20-30 years deep into their careers, and have spent the tail end of that at SNL, putting what they can come up with into an hour every week. They're not new to this, fresh out of film school and eager to carve their niche as an artist.
    I don't think you're the best youtuber to confront with this, because all of the youtubers that I normally see shit on SNL are talentless bores themselves that just found an audience of zombies on here, and I think you're really talented and actually are probably more so than a lot of people in the TV industry (a rarity on youtube). But, yeah, commit to having an hour ready for a time-slot on here (I'm not even talking about doing it all live, just edit an hour worth of content) every week and see if you get to week 2 without padding the thing out with filler.

  • Ethan Weekly
    Ethan Weekly Vor 3 Tage +4

    wow. An actual kind and considerate creator

  • CJ Sousa
    CJ Sousa Vor 2 Tage +2

    Does the world deserve Joel Haver? I don’t know…

  • Blue face
    Blue face Vor Monat +66

    Joel is definitely up there when it comes to nicest DEclipsrs. He could've turned this into REAL drama, and made a bunch of money through revenue. Instead he acknowledged it, gave his feelings and used the people who came to this video expecting drama to holster up his friends. Genius level generosity.

    • Blue face
      Blue face Vor 7 Tage

      @Terraversal void He could've made allot more if he dragged it out

    • Terraversal void
      Terraversal void Vor 7 Tage

      Oh, and made a bunch of money through revenue.

  • ConnerTheWaffle
    ConnerTheWaffle Vor Monat +12428

    To be fair SNL did add their own creative liberties
    Like making the video unfunny

  • Amy Lynn
    Amy Lynn Vor Monat +77

    I have yet to view either your original Charmin bears video or the SNL version, but I'd heard about the writers stealing the sketch from another creator and this popped up as a suggested video on my feed. Without viewing any of your creations just yet, I subscribed to your channel based on your amazing attitude alone. You should know how rare it is to encounter people like you in life. You could have reacted in many different ways, but you stood with pride and grace, knowing that the content you put out was exactly what you wanted it to be. Kudos to you for handling this with maturity and honesty. May you, your channel, and all your future endeavors be blessed.

  • Lost One
    Lost One Vor Tag

    After their not so live music performance it was pretty easy to see these are a bunch of lying hacks. MadTV was better

  • Lincoln Trudeau
    Lincoln Trudeau Vor Monat +32

    All class. I've had some days lately where I've been down about humans in general and it's so great to see someone taking a situation that could have been handled with negativity and/or drama and instead rising above any of that to make things better. Thanks for all that you do, Mr. Haver.

  • Keith Taylor
    Keith Taylor Vor Monat +18

    this is how to handle a situation that sucks. Joel you are amazing to be able to be that cautious and considerate as well as able to choose to not blame or protest something like this, and further able to promote others in leu of such things is outstanding. I think you have earned a great deal more respect than your already burgeoning supply.

  • METALGUCCISOLID
    METALGUCCISOLID Vor 2 Monate +8001

    This is so charitable of you, Joel. I would have had no idea SNL still aired if it were not for this video.

    • Robert Witcher
      Robert Witcher Vor Monat

      Exactly, Loren is a douch bucket!!

    • LUL
      LUL Vor Monat +1

      100000% same. Have not watch SNL in a decade.

    • Jones Jermaine
      Jones Jermaine  Vor Monat

      Met Joel great kidd showed me how to use a VPN so my wife can't see my Google searches of Bailey Jay and Annabelle Lane saved my marriage.

    • Christopher Reid
      Christopher Reid Vor Monat +1

      Yeah, SNL is a really nice little show. They don't have many viewers but they have been around for quite a while. Definitely check them out to help out the little guys.

    • James W
      James W Vor Monat +1

      ^This

  • Adventures in TV-Land
    Adventures in TV-Land Vor Monat +7

    Kudos to you for taking the high rode. Parallel creative thinking does happen. However, SNL has been known to steal ideas from smaller creators in the past without any sort of recognition or compensation; they are just as bad or worse than Disney. But, you took that negative and turned it into something positive and helped others along the way. Thank you for your positivity.

  • Picasso John
    Picasso John Vor Monat +6

    you're dripping with maturity "I have to recognize i'm in a position to not let that bother me" if only more people thought like that

  • C Jenison
    C Jenison Vor Monat +27

    You continue to walk the walk, Joel. I continue to hold you in the highest regard. I'm just some dude but your humility is how we as humans need to strive to be. You as a public figure and creator, time after time through your work and these deeper dives, show that understanding, compassion, and kindness come first to you. That is important for the newer, up-and-coming creators to see. That means something. Thanks 🤙

  • Mαяsbαяs
    Mαяsbαяs Vor Monat +9

    Not only are you incredibly awesome to be plugging your friends in this video, but you’re a far better person than me for letting SNL off the hook. Because a show like that should not only know better (who are we kidding? The way they handled the Try Guys situation says more than enough so…), they could’ve, no, they _should’ve_ reached out to you for permission or or credit in some way which isn’t hard to do. Good man.

  • The Nirvash E74L
    The Nirvash E74L Vor 2 Monate +5097

    This dude is the kindest guy ever lol. Has his stuff stolen almost straight up, and just brushes it off and uses the topic to spread the love for other awesome creators out there. Good job man. DEclips needs more Joel's out there

    • Used to Be A Grape
      Used to Be A Grape Vor Monat +1

      That comic where that guy gets his bike stolen: "They probably needed it more" vibes

    • Blitz_1337
      Blitz_1337 Vor Monat

      It won’t

    • LockIsLive
      LockIsLive Vor Monat

      Honestly

    • Training Day
      Training Day Vor Monat

      Jesus he's not gonna fuck you indo

    • saramations
      saramations Vor Monat

      @NINmann01 yeah but the issue is that the Charmin bears aren't his ip. Both are parodies and that's where it falls and ends.

  • Wayleran
    Wayleran Vor Monat +2

    They 100% stole it! This is far from the first time I've seen this happen on SNL. I used to listen to a radio show in NYC and they'd always point out when their bits were stolen by SNL. It happened frequently.
    There's a fan of your work who's on the writing team who was too lazy and lacked the talent to come up with their own bit and just stole yours.
    I respect your class in how you handled this but they need to be called out and maybe even sued in order to prevent this from happening again.

  • SuperHappyCake
    SuperHappyCake Vor 5 Tage

    I think they stole it. They haven't had an original idea since 2016.

  • Tiffany Kurland
    Tiffany Kurland Vor 5 Tage +1

    Anyone else get a Charmin ad on this? 😂

  • K Marie
    K Marie Vor Monat +9

    Never heard of you, but this video was so high class. You already have my respect. Not many people would have taken this route or have such a forward thinking empathetic attitude. You gained a new follower from me. Love the way your brain works

  • CurrentlyCrane
    CurrentlyCrane Vor 2 Monate +1688

    As much as I respect you basically letting SNL off the hook, you really should hold them more accountable. Corporations tend to steal ideas like this all the time and give no credit, and it’s practically criminal.

    • Jay Stiles
      Jay Stiles Vor Monat

      @Algorithm Generated Anime Girl This video showed up on my feed, it was my introduction to this guy, and I subbed. The old saying "you catch more flies with honey than vinegar" comes to mind. Court cases are just noise to me at this point. Positivity and selflessness, however, is rare and cuts through the static.

    • Genuine Chopper
      Genuine Chopper Vor 2 Monate

      The twitter mob will take care of that

    • Studio Blue Jaye
      Studio Blue Jaye Vor 2 Monate

      Ugh. Fuck Snl

    • Blackstream
      Blackstream Vor 2 Monate

      He calls them out in the video title and states that it's possible but very unlikely that they came up with this concept on their own, and that if this happened when he was still a smaller creator he'd be much more upset. He's very much the bigger man here by cutting SNL a bit of slack and instead using his time and space to plug smaller creators, but he also lays out the facts that it would take a lot of coincidences for it to be cocreation rather than plagarism (subconscious or otherwise) and everyone watching this video is going to make up their own mind about SNL. Short of actual legal action, it's not like there's too much more he can do, so I don't really see this as him letting them off the hook.

    • Versace_Sheets
      Versace_Sheets Vor 2 Monate

      No, try literally. The only thing not stopping them is the lack of accountability

  • Anthony
    Anthony Vor Monat +9

    Joel Haver just went from being my favourite human being to my favourite human being

  • Nasty Nate
    Nasty Nate Vor Monat +3

    "The best revenge is to live a good life"
    You got robbed and your response was 'I'm grateful for my status and here are some other good creators, no worries, bless you.
    Yeesh man can we all strive for that level of strength.

  • James Garlick
    James Garlick Vor Monat +8

    You are a saint, Joel Haver, and you make amazing sketches! Kudos to you and your team for all the funny skits

  • Zinny
    Zinny Vor Monat +6

    Joel, your creations are spectacular and I appreciate how humble you are and how you use your platform for smaller creators.

  • ThatBugBehindYou
    ThatBugBehindYou Vor 2 Monate +4899

    I couldn't stop laughing at the point where Joel was essentially just like, "well at the end of the day SNL is small potatoes to me at this point and even if they stole my joke they delivered it in an unfunny way so it's not even like it existing hurts my video either way."

    • Johnny Bensonitis
      Johnny Bensonitis Vor 2 Monate

      @KayJay (kjl3080) Yeah, I really leaned into it on Joel's behalf there lol. I hope no one truly acts like that, because doing so in life = being a huge bitch.

    • PHONIK
      PHONIK Vor 2 Monate

      It even gets him more views

    • KayJay (kjl3080)
      KayJay (kjl3080) Vor 2 Monate

      @Johnny Bensonitis nah that’s way too passive aggressive

    • Tatonka
      Tatonka Vor 2 Monate +1

      First SNL cuts Chris Redd and Melissa Villaseñor when they now had the space to thrive, now this.

    • Asim Hussain
      Asim Hussain Vor 2 Monate +2

      The writer who stole his idea is livid right now lol

  • B Horne
    B Horne Vor Monat +3

    You’re a really good sport. You’re clearly talented and you remain coming with great content. I also love that you’re promoting peers and other creators. Class act.👍🏾

  • Mairi
    Mairi Vor Monat +6

    You have a great attitude about this. Many years ago someone once told me that this is common in the entertainment business, and especially comedy. And before the internet, jokes or 'bits' were often picked up from comedy shows, writers literally scouting, taking jokes from comedians who were not well known and maybe never even knew their material was part of a Johnny Carson monologue. I'm sure that's not news though. In any case, I'm glad you spoke up about it! : )

  • Krystal Myth
    Krystal Myth Vor 4 Tage +2

    I highly recommend Auralnauts. They make some of the most unique, funniest takes on the Star Wars universe, even going so far as creating their own lore for each of the films with amazing quotable voice acting, and ridiculously cool sound design. Auralnauts are audio specialists at heart and seeing that being used in such an awesome way is rare and they don't get the views for their work that I think they deserve. They're the beeeest. Check out their Episode 1-7 Redubs. :)

  • Hot Sauce
    Hot Sauce Vor Monat +6

    Joel stole my heart with this video. What a pro. Good attitude and puts on the homies.

  • jeralgrant
    jeralgrant Vor 2 Monate +5272

    Joel took a video he knew would be viral (the title, the controversy, the content) and turned it into a billboard for creators he appreciates. What a solid dude.

    • Alaljar Ensi
      Alaljar Ensi Vor Monat

      It reminds me of Stevie Wonder.

    • butterfly
      butterfly Vor 2 Monate

      @ุ Yeah but in a good way, I'm not even mad.

    • Solaceon
      Solaceon Vor 2 Monate

      And I'm going to be subscribing to every one of them.

    • Darthescar98
      Darthescar98 Vor 2 Monate

      Makes me wanna see more of Joel's videos. I'm also gonna watch that sci-fi small talk video

    • ุ
       Vor 2 Monate +3

      in short, we got clickbaited

  • kittenfeather
    kittenfeather Vor Monat +4

    You are a gem, the internet and the universe need more people like you spreading light and laughs instead of hate and negativity. Wishing you even more success and happiness!!

  • Owl of Books
    Owl of Books Vor Monat +14

    I like how cool and chill he is with this whole situation, some people would right away file a lawsuit or something extreme like that, but he's rationalizing all of it, instead of getting angry, respect 😄

  • Linsey A
    Linsey A Vor Monat +3

    Thank you for having the intelligence (and balls) to address this situation in a way that communicates and helps other artists of all mediums to confront misuse of creative ideas. You handled this like a pro, because YOU are a professional. ✌🏼

  • Socwok cyber bully
    Socwok cyber bully Vor Monat +5

    In a truly uncertain world, thank god we have this man. Protect him at all costs.

  • e r g o j o s h
    e r g o j o s h Vor 2 Monate +2961

    You handled this like a king...and then took it even further beyond. Mad respect.

    • uppercut grandma
      uppercut grandma Vor 2 Monate +1

      The title is "they stole from me" but, the video itself is kinda spineless.

    • nyssfromtheabyss
      nyssfromtheabyss Vor 2 Monate

      unexpected ergo josh appears

    • mistadude
      mistadude Vor 2 Monate +2

      @fffwe Achivement Get: No one laughed

    • Hafidz Murshidie
      Hafidz Murshidie Vor 2 Monate

      Didn't know that a zen peaceful art channel like yours watched Joel, lol

    • fffwe
      fffwe Vor 2 Monate +3

      SNL stole my video
      was on the title
      😂

  • Uncle Jay
    Uncle Jay Vor 27 Tage +2

    I mean, to be fair, I think the idea of a family conflict with the charmin bears is probably pretty common. Whenever we see them on TV my Mom and I like to talk over them, laughing at ourselves.

  • Xander Seier
    Xander Seier Vor 24 Tage +1

    I love your attitude about it. And even if they liked your work so much as to outright copy you, at least they diddnt do it in a way that stepped on your income. I have known alot of people whove had there work destroyed or outright stolen by a larger media producer. In the end, its a long way to the top, if you want to rock and roll. Love your stuff, please keep making videos.

  • Komikal Ken
    Komikal Ken Vor Monat +4

    Y'know, I came into this video pretty pissed off for you man, but by the end I feel bad for getting mad. You're a great artist and an even greater person, man. Respect!

    • Teethcoat
      Teethcoat Vor 27 Tage

      I don't think it's wrong to get pissed off at SNL, Joel was being the bigger person here, but SNL's behaviour presents issues that affect more people than just Joel, as apparently this theft of ideas is not a first for them

  • John Rollin
    John Rollin Vor 2 Tage

    Stand up character this Joel

  • SimpleToons
    SimpleToons Vor 2 Monate +3874

    Just goes to show what an incredibly wholesome guy Joel Haver is. He lets SNL off the hook and on top of that, he sheds some light on smaller channels trying to grow a big audience.

    • Mr. Drobot
      Mr. Drobot Vor 2 Monate +1

      Anyone else would sue the f out of these plagiarists.

    • Gabriel Hamilton
      Gabriel Hamilton Vor 2 Monate +1

      True Chad Energy

    • kplus87
      kplus87 Vor 2 Monate

      Joel claimed the title of "Nicest Guy on the Internet" when he walked all of DEclips through his animation process, step-by-step and encourage other people to do it as well. This just cements his place there. And he's clever and funny too!

    • Chad Wells
      Chad Wells Vor 2 Monate +1

      @SimpleToons Letting them off the hook is the wrong thing to do though. If they don’t face consequences they’ll just keep doing the same thing

    • ALL HANDS ON STEAM DECK
      ALL HANDS ON STEAM DECK Vor 2 Monate +1

      SNL DEFINITELY STOLE YOUR IDEA THEY HAVE AN ENTIRELY NEW CAST AND HAVE TO DO EVERYTHING FROM SCRATCH SO THEY ARE ALL OVER THE WEB LOOKING FOR IDEAS WITH PEOPLE THAT NOBODY KNOW IS ACTORS AND THEY HAVE TO MAKE STUFF HAPPEN I MEAN KEENAN IS THE ONLY ORIGINAL CAST MEMBER AND HE WAS NEVER FUNNY TO ME TO BEGIN WITH

  • Keith Risk
    Keith Risk Vor Monat +1

    I had no idea SNL was still good for something but it helped me find this quality entertainment. Thanks SNL!

  • Crusty Pete's Day Old Meat Platter

    I think it's so incredibly thoughtful and wholesome that you'd use this opportunity to promote other content creators instead of going on a rant about getting an idea stolen. It's a creative mindset that's so sadly lacking now to recognise that ideas belong to us all.

  • Evan Moeller
    Evan Moeller Vor Monat +2

    Having never seen your videos, I thought this video was going in a totally different direction. Good on you for using this situation as a platform for positivity!

  • TyLaQuil Jones
    TyLaQuil Jones Vor Monat +3

    I love how you took something negative and used it as an opportunity to help artists shine!!!

  • Kait
    Kait Vor 2 Monate +4278

    This is an insanely mature response, I really appreciate you using it as an opportunity to uplift other creators. I think you definitely have a right to be rubbed the wrong way, but if you’re comfortable with the situation that’s all that matters.

    • Artorias Of The Abyss
      Artorias Of The Abyss Vor 2 Monate +3

      @Matt Maas Keep crying, kiddo.

    • RobotMasterSplash
      RobotMasterSplash Vor 2 Monate

      @Bittamin Imagine laterally defending the other side of that coin for literally any reason. Moron.

    • Tanner Wood
      Tanner Wood Vor 2 Monate +3

      @Matt Maas yes, I watched them when they came out. It's pretty clear they ripped him off. I don't know what you mean by excuses. I'm beginning to suspect you don't understand what I meant by saying he dealt with it with grace.
      Honestly it feels like you fundamentally misunderstood what this video was even about lol

    • Matt Maas
      Matt Maas Vor 2 Monate

      @notaqua oh I think I confused your comment with someone else's.

    • notaqua
      notaqua Vor 2 Monate +6

      @Matt Maas I'm not sure if you're trolling or what, but go re-read what I said.

  • Jey Lee
    Jey Lee Vor Monat +1

    You're a great example of my idea of a good person. The kind of people I wish we had more of. Rock on, Joel!

  • Youssef Naguib
    Youssef Naguib Vor Monat +6

    You’re an incredibly wholesome and humble artist. Hats off to you, sir 🎩

  • Austin Brown
    Austin Brown Vor Monat +1

    Honestly this is some of the classiest behavior ever. I knew I loved this channel for a reason. SNL stole the joke, and made it profoundly unfunny, and the response was to use the attention to boost smaller creators.

  • Greg White
    Greg White Vor Monat +2

    Classy move, Joel! And man, it's wild how many great and talented people are out there making stuff that is 10x better than anything on any network or streaming platform.

  • Arshad Ali
    Arshad Ali Vor 2 Monate +3147

    Did... Did Joel just look at a big corporate entity stealing his idea and say, "Well, yeah, coincidences happen I guess. But since this video is probably gonna get a lot of attention, here are a bunch of other people who make cool stuff too"? The level of wholesome this man is is incredible and I love all of it T_T

    • WayStedYou
      WayStedYou Vor Monat

      He should've just ended this wholesome rant with "fuck snl"

    • Phenadoz - Topic Music
      Phenadoz - Topic Music Vor 2 Monate

      W

    • PhilosophyCat
      PhilosophyCat Vor 2 Monate

      In an outrage driven universe where everyone is trying to out-Kanye each other... Joel flips the goddamn script. Like Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon - he practices the art of fighting without fighting.

    • The CryptoAnarchistNeoLibral Think Tank
      The CryptoAnarchistNeoLibral Think Tank Vor 2 Monate

      Did...did you just make a DEclips comment Arshad Ali? T_T

    • Demonic Milkbag
      Demonic Milkbag Vor 2 Monate

      @Sarcasm Lol

  • mostbuster
    mostbuster Vor Monat +9

    Got a charmin ad at the beginning of this video
    Shit marketing amirite

  • Renee Simpson
    Renee Simpson Vor Monat +3

    How humble and gracious you are! I’ll subscribe just for how well you handled this situation. ❤

  • Jordan Smith
    Jordan Smith Vor Monat +1

    Joel thanks for those recomendations, these guys put the work in and are pretty funny. I'm glad that you are kind enough to share your creativty and how you do your animations, and how you give a platform to some smaller channels.

  • LEWTSPEC
    LEWTSPEC Vor 28 Tage +3

    Looks like the only way to remedy this is to have SNL hire you on.

  • uydagcusdgfug hfgsfggsifg
    uydagcusdgfug hfgsfggsifg Vor 2 Monate +33813

    It always amazes me how big budget productions like SNL manage to deliver a worse version of the thing they’re copying

    • The Ghost Of Sabertache
      The Ghost Of Sabertache Vor 29 Tage

      Like Amy Schumer

    • cmmndrblu
      cmmndrblu Vor Monat

      Did you see Rings of Power?

    • dingdingdingdiiiiing
      dingdingdingdiiiiing Vor Monat

      So you admit they are creative!

    • Jones Jermaine
      Jones Jermaine  Vor Monat

      Met Joel great kidd showed me how to use a VPN so my wife can't see my Google searches of Bailey Jay and Annabelle Lane saved my marriage.

    • BLOODY ANGORA
      BLOODY ANGORA Vor Monat

      @jamesonknott I was just gonna comment this exact thing

  • Beauty Beatdown
    Beauty Beatdown Vor Monat +1

    I really like how you took this situation to help shine light on other creators!

  • Data Lemon
    Data Lemon Vor Monat +4

    Man I swear. One of the best most mature creators. Finds out someone might’ve stolen from him, uses it as an opportunity to shoot out other creators. Absolutely incredible.

  • charlotte parker
    charlotte parker Vor 7 Tage

    This guy looks so familiar what do I know him from????

  • Finest Custard
    Finest Custard Vor Monat +1

    You are so positive it’s amazing. I really brightens my day. I hope you are doing well now and in the future. Thanks for being awesome :)

  • Kevin Brandt
    Kevin Brandt Vor 2 Monate +3291

    I really like how chill you are about it. I'm sure most people would understand if you were freaking out and angry and wanted to sue. But it takes an extremely confident creator to be so calm and happy that someone stole one of their comedy sketches. Props for being the bigger man.

    • Chase Sims
      Chase Sims Vor 2 Monate

      @Brian Hibbs I can agree with that statement. But even with Joel being relaxed about it, not many are that way. If this sort of thing became a habit they'd be sued into oblivion by someone not so chill.
      We need more people to react to things of this nature in the way Joel did. It's not every day that someone gets ripped off and just says, "ya know, this really legitimately doesn't bother me, nor does it need to." Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. People tend to be prone to react with violence and anger (I do that waaayy too often) but often - in the end - it wasn't worth the blood pressure spike.
      Another thing not being considered is... Maybe this was that SNL writers' way of trying to draw attention to Joel 🤷‍♂️ maybe they are a huge fan and decided to pay homage. A bit too closely, but still.

    • That V8 Life
      That V8 Life Vor 2 Monate

      Bigger man? Ya ok buddy I’d sue them so quick

    • Sereal
      Sereal Vor 2 Monate +1

      He did say that he was able to be so confident because his channel is so big. If he was smaller he could've felt pretty crappy about it. But using this opportunity to shine light on some smaller creators is an absolute chad move

    • snow
      snow Vor 2 Monate

      Joel knows he's the talent but he knows it nicely :)

    • Sprax
      Sprax Vor 2 Monate +1

      The thing is he’s not sure if he stole his concept because as he’s already said he made a video that somebody else that already made. So now it adds that gray area. Hell there a few things that I’ve written down but never actually ended up creating that I then later learned that somebody else created way before I did.

  • Nathan Miller Video

    You sir have a great hear for your follow creator friends. Acknowledging in the past that you got lucky and I do hope you all get the praise you deserve for your work.

  • TheRobotAttack
    TheRobotAttack Vor Monat +1

    This is absolutely the classiest response to something like this, shining a light on your friends and peers. Nice work.

  • RoanStone
    RoanStone Vor Monat +1

    Great measured response to SNL, and highlighting smaller creators is basically the best response possible. Thank you.

  • Rust On Windows
    Rust On Windows Vor Monat +1

    There’s a reason NO ONE watches snl anymore.
    They keep getting called out for stealing jokes smh good on you being a bigger & funnier person

  • Anthony Salvino
    Anthony Salvino Vor 2 Monate +3702

    I have never heard of you before, I saw the video and thought it was gonna be someone dunking on SNL (I'm immature like that), but hot damn do I now have the upmost respect for you. Being transparent with your own experience of accidentally using an idea that's been done, giving SNL the benefit of the doubt, and then giving free shout outs to talented content creators, all for the sake of spreading positivity. Class-freaking-act man. I applaud you.

    • Janae Trojan
      Janae Trojan Vor Monat

      THIS ❤️

    • Mrmoustache6
      Mrmoustache6 Vor 2 Monate +1

      @Professor Penne dude yes I watched that and it was so fucking funny

    • m love
      m love Vor 2 Monate

      …and it’s an instant subscribe for me 🎉❤

    • Lors Mephisto
      Lors Mephisto Vor 2 Monate

      Clickbait

    • DJ C
      DJ C Vor 2 Monate

      Yeah because if it were me I would go for the bag on this one. It wouldnt break SNL

  • Atom Fringe
    Atom Fringe Vor Monat

    Joel, love your videos. No matter who tries to steal it, they will never be as dry as yours. And that’s what makes it so funny. Love watching you, keep it up.

  • Final Failure
    Final Failure Vor Monat

    I'd take it as a compliment! Someone on the SNL crew clearly loves your work!

  • Ciara Evans
    Ciara Evans Vor Monat +1

    I hope this makes his channel grow even more it can be a blessing in disguise

  • N Corp
    N Corp Vor Monat +1

    This has been happening more and more with comics noticing them totally stealing bits. They're not even creative enough to not completely rip the premise AND the whole storyline.
    ...
    AND they're stealing AND still have the worst writing ever?

  • TDT
    TDT Vor 2 Monate +1833

    Incredible humility. Incredible rationality. Absolute 100% respect, my dear sir.

    • Shangri-la
      Shangri-la Vor 2 Monate +1

      @2 BB -2 wow. im guessing that took at least a minute and a half out of your day to type this useless, contradicting, and jealous statement that had nothing to do with what he said in this video lol. I wonder what lying to probably just me considering u likely will have nobody else even get past a sentence of your envious filled lie is doing for you. Man the projecting is insane😂 hope your skit creating and SNL binging turns out better for you though champ!

    • usuario 2
      usuario 2 Vor 2 Monate +2

      he did turned it into a win win

    • gowiththejo
      gowiththejo Vor 2 Monate +2

      Taking the high road, paying forward the exposure... natural justice is likely to follow.

    • Dustin Lee
      Dustin Lee Vor 2 Monate +2

      Yeah. I'm not aware of this guy, his channel, or this controversy. Just popped up on my feed. And damn, this guy plays it as cool as could be. Humility at its finest. Well done

    • From America To Japan
      From America To Japan Vor 2 Monate +2

      @Gerard Vermaat it’s not a silly thing when you are a artist or content creator and have your hard work stolen from you. SMH 🤦‍♂️

  • Drew Peacock
    Drew Peacock Vor Tag

    Lol not surprised, snl has sucked longer than it was good now

  • bob sagat121
    bob sagat121 Vor Monat

    Its okay to feel like they stole it from you but at the end of the day its people watching this that is the reason for comedy in the first place. When they start 'stealing' (if you can call it that) more of your stuff then yeah maybe that becomes an issue. As long as things are being created and people are enjoying themselves. Very humble response Joel, you have the respect of this random person on the internet.

  • Kyle Moore
    Kyle Moore Vor Monat

    We all know SNL has been unfunny and creatively bankrupt for years but it's great to see Joel taking the opportunity to use that to prop up people who deserve it and be the bigger person

  • rotting corpse
    rotting corpse Vor Monat +1

    SNL been stealing from internet comedy creators for a while now and getting bolder and bolder about it. I have no doubt some SNL writer thought they could get away with ripping off your video.

  • Aternal
    Aternal Vor 2 Monate +2154

    Nobody else would have responded the way you did, Joel. You're a really good friend taking the opportunity to point the spotlight at your friends and co-comedians the way you did.

    • Space Audits
      Space Audits Vor 2 Monate +7

      Much love and respect to Joel. He's an alchemist now. He just transformed a negative into a positive and put a lot good energy out into the world in a time where people just complain and make themselves out to be victims.

    • phillymob
      phillymob Vor 2 Monate +9

      Talk about people needing to hear this. So refreshing and so honest. Props to you Joel! Can't wait to check out more of your stuff.

  • Salut c'est Chris
    Salut c'est Chris Vor Monat

    I love you Joel, best wishes yhat this situation only brings a huge influx of traffic to your channel! You are one if the funniest creators out there and I will keep watching forever !

  • DoubleDOwnage
    DoubleDOwnage Vor Monat +1

    You're a legend Joel. I hadn't even heard of SNL before you. Instant new follower.

  • Stephen Cunniffe
    Stephen Cunniffe Vor 28 Tage +1

    This was one of the most wholesome videos and very unexpected. Also one of them video you would rather people steal. Not that people should steal.

  • Austin
    Austin Vor Monat

    First, nice work promoting your fellow creators and providing more avenues for us as viewers to explore. I sincerely can’t wait to check out their videos, they all look really funny.
    Second, I ultimately understand and respect your decision, however I’m upset with the position you and other small creators are put in.
    I think you should have made a big fuss and gone after NBC in the court of public opinion. This is obvious plagiarism/theft and they should be held accountable just like anyone else who plagiarizes is.
    I understand your perspective however I worry that inaction - from anyone, not just you - will empower companies like NBC to continue to allow thievery to occur.

  • Timothy Schadewaldt
    Timothy Schadewaldt Vor 2 Monate +2795

    SNL could never duplicate the style of humor that you deliver. Its so unique and leaves me laughing yet feeling slightly empty and I don't know why its so addictive.

    • TheDiscusser
      TheDiscusser Vor 2 Monate

      @Ryan Gainey You're not wrong, but it's not our business to care with such either way. If Joel doesn't mind, then it's fine.

    • George Kirby
      George Kirby Vor 2 Monate +1

      Idk how many times SNL has stolen. Nick mullen always getting ripped off....

    • itslordjoshua
      itslordjoshua Vor 2 Monate

      SNL straight up sucks. I never found that is funny since Eddie Murphy has been on. Back then it was funny. And Jim Carrey aswell. All the other clips are just straight up boring lol. No wonder they had to copy you King. Your videos are ALWAYS hilarious

    • ChauNyan
      ChauNyan Vor 2 Monate

      @Solaceon I don't think age is the issue, it's more like SNL itself. They have been caught stealing jokes plenty of time.

    • Abdega
      Abdega Vor 2 Monate

      It’s like Pringles

  • creekstreetsurfer
    creekstreetsurfer Vor Monat

    dood, you're an awesome guy. Very unfortunate that you have to think about your jokes, but it's super cool you made something out of it. PEACE

  • Jjgems
    Jjgems Vor Monat

    This made me think about how my husband years ago had the idea to make a filtered straw and everyone laughed and then a year later someone came up with the filtered straw and it was good for hikers and outdoorsy types. But it made me think of how sometimes people can have the same thoughts, ideas etc… but who knows. The charmin best thing seems so far fetched, to have the same idea even to the point of the script 🤔

  • PraXis
    PraXis Vor Monat

    Oh, those creatively bankrupt clowns definitely stole the sketch, but good on you for being a good sport about it. Really nice of you to recommend some smaller channels, that's a class act move. Keep on being you, Joel, because you make some truly awesome stuff.

  • mrvector257
    mrvector257 Vor Monat +3

    It's rare to see mature adults anymore. This was a wholesome response video.

  • PastaPirate
    PastaPirate Vor 2 Monate +2044

    Joel's attitude towards art and content creation has consistantly been so admirable and genuine. People like him are the true heart of internet culture.

    • Tyler King
      Tyler King Vor 2 Monate +2

      Human culture, his reach goes beyond that of the simple interwebs.

    • Cypress Butane
      Cypress Butane Vor 2 Monate +1

      Definitely an inspiration and I wish it were moreso this positive and generous but one thing is for sure I just subscribed to some new channels!

    • Alex K
      Alex K Vor 2 Monate

      I wish

    • Özer Sari
      Özer Sari Vor 2 Monate +6

      And thats a FACT!

  • Jacob Reid
    Jacob Reid Vor Monat

    Came for the clickbait title, stayed for the wholesome appreciation of the genre and creators

  • bethany norman
    bethany norman Vor Monat

    Dude. I remember when my husband showed me your Charmin video. Hilarious.
    SNL hasn't been funny in years. They have to steal humor.

  • NeoGee
    NeoGee Vor Monat

    Having read articles on the writing atmosphere on SNL I believe this was outright theft by someone trying to get ahead of get through a writing dry spell

  • Joanne A
    Joanne A Vor Monat +1

    I just wanna say... I got more chuckles from one video of yours versus all the SNL episodes I've seen put together.

  • Edward Baquet
    Edward Baquet Vor 2 Monate +1515

    You're a class act, Joel. Not everyone has the self awareness to realize that as lame as this sort of thing is it doesn't steal from how well you've been doing, and even less people would pivot that to point to others who create as emphatically as you or the SNL cast does even if it doesn't get such high views.
    That said I'll be sure to do more than pat your back. I'll do as you suggest to support the community by watching a film noire about doodoo pants.

    • Daylen
      Daylen Vor 2 Monate +3

      @Pancakes R. Vitamins They've been going downhill for years, I guess that's what happens when you push out all the actually funny people and only leave the low effort high ego personalities

    • Vicus Utrecht
      Vicus Utrecht Vor 2 Monate

      Lol you are haven't created anything of value in your Life so you have no actually understanding of being robbed. Someone taking credit and profit off your Life that spent doing said things is just ok? That's mental slavery. Kanye had that right.

  • mrzipmdo
    mrzipmdo Vor Monat +1

    New subscriber here. Just cause of how classy you handled this entire thing. Ran into this video, watched it, subscribed.

  • Irate_desperado
    Irate_desperado Vor Monat

    I knew I knew from just having been watching you that this would be the most out of character wild hilarious outburst, or you were gonna name drop some of the most BANGER comedians DEclips has to offer

  • Nicholas Fuller
    Nicholas Fuller Vor Monat

    Remember when SNL was funny, something to stay up late to watch. I’m glad creators like you stepped up and filled the void in comedy.

  • Mayra Luna
    Mayra Luna Vor Monat +1

    I’d never heard of this creator. Saw the SNL skit & thought it was a little goofy. Different. I actually wondered if the skit was written by the guys from “Do Not Destroy.” I saw this video in my recommended & clicked. So glad I did. Joel seems like a standup guy! Subscribed & subscribed to some of the channels he mentioned.