Following the fight, Bahar Al Amood posted a video on Instagram in which he apologized and said he wouldn’t speak to media, according to AFP.

ThatsBekir released a video statement on Friday blaming his rival. “Just such a vulture, for fame, because he has no subscribers. Just such a vulture,” ThatsBekir said, referring to Bahar Al Amood.

The YouTuber’s channels are still live and YouTube did not immediately respond to a request for comment sent by Gizmodo. Though YouTube often finds itself dealing with complex moderation cases, calls to violence specifically violate its terms of service.


“We see in the rapper scene, and increasingly also with other influencers, that they are sometimes very negligent with their influence,” said Norbert Cioma, head of the Berlin police union, according to AFP.

“It seems to be fashionable to deliberately open a powder keg to generate more followers, subscribers, and clicks,” Cioma said.


[Berliner Morgenpost, Agence France-Presse]