YouTube ‘Youth & Consequences’ Star Anna Akana: Young Vloggers Are Too Focused On Fame

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In the wake of the Logan Paul scandal, YouTube phenomenon Anna Akana, who plays high school queen bee Farrah Cutney in the channel’s new drama Truth & Consequences, has commented on the ill-advised motivations of some vloggers.
Given the recent furore surrounding YouTube star Paul after his post making fun of a suicide victim, Akana’s advice on how vloggers can avoid misssteps is especially pertinent.
“I think it’s especially hard for younger kids nowadays, because they…

‘Cobra Kai’ Casts Vanessa Rubio; Moses Storm In ‘Youth & Consequences’

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Vanessa Rubio (How to be Single) is set to recur on Cobra Kai, a 10-episode half-hour series set for YouTube Red in 2018. Re-teaming Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in their roles from the feature franchise The Karate Kid, Cobra Kai is set 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament when a down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (Zabka) seeks redemption my reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. The move reignites his rivalry with a now successful Daniel…

Anna Akana Teen Dramedy ‘Youth & Consequences’ on YouTube Red Sets Cast

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YouTube and the Mark Gordon Co. have announced casting for half-hour teen dramedy “Youth & Consequences,” headlined by YouTube star Anna Akana. The eight-episode series is set to debut on the YouTube Red subscription service in 2018. Akana, a filmmaker-actress-comedian whose acting credits include “Ant-Man,” “Miss 2059,” and “Stitchers,” has more than than 1.8 million […]