OMG I wish this "Bonster" thing had come about just slightly sooner so we could've named this thread "The Herpes Bonster". Or even better, "The 'Herpe' Bonster", because thou may possess ONE, singular herpe. Lmfffao
ANYWAY, I'm having a hard time with the discussion here lately. I know this has been touched on briefly before, but I don't think it really went anywhere. We're all getting down on Bonnie for being real on the vlogs, but then at the same time expect her not to be /too/ real, and are bored when she isn't.
I think all vloggers read here occasionally at the very least, and I honestly think it's the negative comments that start to change them. They're open and honest with the viewers, vlog their actual daily life, get ridiculed for it, and are in turn, forced to change or censor what they show.
I'm not even trying to defend Bonnie for her specific behaviors just because it's Bonnie, and I'm not saying I agree with everything she does. I just think the moments that she gets ridiculed for the most on here are the most raw, real moments. That's what we all really want from vloggers, isn't it?
It's just kind of turning into this doubled-edged sword. Like, we criticize them for being real, but then criticize them for censoring and "setting up" scenes. And yes, I realize that of course there is no way to fully avoid this happening because people are going to have something to say regardless. Obviously everyone here, myself included, is here for the purpose this site was created, to gossip haha. I just think it's important to remember that they're people just like you and I are, and that if they're being "real" like we want them to be, they're going to make mistakes. I don't know about you guys, but I would rather watch a vlogger who doesn't censor or edit enough as opposed to ones that censor and edit TOO much (with the exception of obvious things that need to be censored *ahem*).
P.S. And NO, I am not a huge fan of Bonnie, so please don't think I came here to defend her in particular while I bash E+J. But I do, however, think that Bonnie has a kind heart and good intentions (unlike Ellie whose heart is probably freeze dried inside a block of ice locked up somewhere inside of "her" Ice Palace) which is what, I believe, should give her the benefit of the doubt.
P.P.S. I just want our old friend Bonnie back.
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