- Netflix has launched the brand new documentary, “Untold: Jake Paul the Downside Baby.”
- Within the doc, Paul accuses his dad of “slapping the shit” out of him, but in addition defends him.
- His brother Logan Paul says he would not name it abuse, however says it was “not fairly authorized.”
Jake Paul has accused his father, Greg Paul, of abusing him as a baby in a brand new documentary.
The Netflix documentary “Untold: Jake Paul the Downside Baby,” which is streaming now, paperwork Jake’s rise to fame and the way he went from controversial YouTuber to profitable boxer.
In “Untold,” Jake and his brother, Logan Paul, talk about how they had been raised and the way their father handled them.
“Jake might throw across the phrase ‘abusive,'” Logan says. “I desire ‘not fairly authorized.'”
Jake then explains how his father would get bodily with him, but in addition defends Greg Paul.
“Yeah, my dad would slap the shit out of me,” Jake says. “I do not resent it. I am understanding of why he did that. That is all he knew.”
Within the documentary, Greg denies hitting Jake but in addition admits to being a troublesome guardian.
“I by no means laid arms on my children,” Greg says. “I did inform him, I mentioned, ‘Jake, I did choose you up and throw you on the sofa a few instances.’ [Jake replied], ‘However I used to be afraid of you.’ That is what the fuck dads are presupposed to do.”
Later within the documentary, Logan seemingly refers back to the dialog between Jake and their dad when he brings up a gaggle journey to Utah for Jake’s birthday.
“Jake was fairly fucked up, so was my dad,” Logan says. “Jake talked about my dad abusing him as a baby. They obtained in an enormous argument, and it damage Jake a lot that my dad refused to acknowledge the bodily hardship he put us via after we had been younger.”
Logan later means that the “bodily hardship” went past simply slapping, including that the brothers had “been via some shit” and referred to as it “fucking torture.”
“Once you survive that sort of shit, you turn out to be robust as fuck,” Logan says.
Greg seemingly backpedals a bit on his earlier denial and suggests Jake needs to be grateful.
“Fucking recover from it, Jake!” Greg says within the doc. “I am sorry! Look what has occurred in your life. I’ve a tough time understanding why the trauma from Jake’s childhood nonetheless impacts him, figuring out the monster that it created and what that monster is doing in his life.”
Greg seems to be referring to Jake’s profitable transfer to boxing, the place he has overcome the doubters to construct a 6-1 report with wins of some huge names, reminiscent of Tyrone Woodley and Anderson Silva, and a split-decision loss to Tommy Fury earlier this 12 months.
Whereas Greg Paul is seen within the locker room earlier than the Fury combat, Logan says issues usually are not OK between the pair, noting that Jake is “nonetheless traumatized” by how his dad handled him as a child and that the pair usually are not on phrases nearly as good as they need to be.
Jake has his personal historical past of controversies, together with accusations of sexual abuse.
Insider has reached out to Jake Paul, Logan Paul, and Greg Paul for remark.