Eugenia Cooney

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Eugenia Cooney is a YouTuber and streamer. In 2016 Greg started the first of many video campaigns to convince her to get help for her alleged anorexia. His Eugenia videos were very successful, some pre-adpocolypse videos pulling in a million to two million views. Many felt his videos were of ill intent, siting the multiple times Greg falsely promised he would stop making videos and the sheer amount of money he made off of her, while many others were supportive of Greg's campaigns. Eugenia's friends have asked Greg multiple times over the years to stop making videos about Eugenia, saying he causes her stress and anxiety.

Greg infamously made over 50 videos about Eugenia in the span of three years.

Video List & Timeline

# Video Title Upload Date - Channel Status Notes
1. Eugenia Cooney Is Anorexic May 9, 2016 Deleted
2. Who Is The Most Bullied YouTuber? Jun 26, 2016 - Speaks Deleted 2019
3. Please Help Eugenia Cooney Sep 10, 2016 Deleted Harassment about anorexia begins
4. Eugenia Cooney’s Eating Disorder #HelpEugeniaCooney Sep 19, 2016 Deleted Seems he was trying to ride off the viral fame of #SaveMarinaJoyce
5. Eugenia Cooney: Save Your Body Sep 22, 2016 Deleted Greg tells viewers to unsubscribe to Eugenia if she doesn’t gain weight in 1 month (by October 22nd), says if you continue supporting her you are helping her die. In response, Eugenia says the videos being made about her by a certain person are very stressful, but she’s trying to stay positive.
6. Eugenia Cooney Facts Oct 2, 2016 Deleted
7. Eugenia Cooney Photoshop Oct 6, 2016 Deleted Greg says in this video, “Bottom line, I have no plans of making any more videos about Eugenia Cooney in the future.” (1) I have a note that it's a Patreon exclusive since 2/25/19, but I'm not sure if that's true.
10/6/16 Greg uses twitter to prove Eugenia is “hurting her fans” by influencing them into developing eating disorders. Eugenia defends herself on twitter.
A petition is created to ban Eugenia from Youtube using the argument she is influencing young viewers into EDs. It gains 18,000 signatures before being deleted. The story made international news.
Eugenia uploads a video responding to all the recent negative attention and hate she’s been receiving.
8. Banning Eugenia Cooney From YouTube Oct 28, 2016 Deleted, SS Greg says he is against banning Eugenia.
9. Eugenia Cooney’s Cooking Show Nov 14, 2016 - Onision Deleted Infamous “comedy” sketch making fun of Eugenia’s alleged disorder. Re-upload here (not on Greg’s channel.)
10. Eugenia Cooney Lied? (+ Her Actual Weight) Nov 18, 2016 Deleted Greg admits in the video he makes videos about Eugenia because they always do “extremely well”, he shows the video “Eugenia Cooney Is Anorexic” had 1.8 million views. Eugenia defends herself on twitter from misinformation Greg said in his video.
11. Eugenia Cooney: Guilty Nov 19, 2016 Deleted, SS
12. Eugenia Cooney: Final Video Nov 20, 2016 Deleted, SS - link also has clips from his video He claims he’s “resigning” from making videos about Eugenia even though he could continue making “millions upon millions” of views of them. (2)
13. UGLY TO PRETTY: BODIES (+ Body Image) Dec 7, 2016 - Speaks Public
Announces on twitter he won’t be making Eugenia videos anymore. (3)
14. Eugenia Cooney VERSUS Brandon Rogers Jan 16, 2017 Deleted
15. Eugenia Cooney Is Suicidal? Speaks, Feb 19, 2017 Deleted 2019 ”My videos on Eugenia Cooney always do very well (Shows EC:Guilty video has 1.1 million views) so as a person who’s concerned about Eugenia’s health and a person who wants to make successful videos, I’d like to take the opportunity to check up on her now.”.
16. Eugenia Cooney’s Victims Feb 21, 2017 Deleted, SS - link has clips)
Greg claims on twitter he doesn’t plan on making any more videos about Eugenia. (4) Eugenia responds to the harassment she’s receiving due to his last video.
17. TEXTING JOKES (Twitter Captions) Speaks, Feb 23, 2017 Public
Eugenia takes a social media break due to stress and two of her friends make videos pleading with Greg to stop making videos about her. Most likely due to the harassment she received after Greg’s EC’s Victims video. Eugenia’s friend Jaclyn says Greg’s videos cause Euegnia stress and anxiety and she’s seen Eugenia break down about them. She says Greg is bullying Eugenia and that Eugenia just wants Greg to leave her alone.
18. Eugenia Cooney: Case Closed Feb 27, 2017 Deleted
Eugenia’s friend, Jaclyn, livestreams with Greg. She says the cooking show video caused Eugenia stress and says Eugenia has been asking Greg to stop making videos on Younow. Greg announces to Eugenia if she wants him to stop she should write him an email “and I will never make a video about you again”. (He also mentions views are down on his EC videos anyway.) Eugenia announces on Younow she sent the email and Greg confirms on twitter he will no longer make videos about Eugenia. (5)
Youtube mass demonetizes videos about Eugenia. This is why Greg throughout March - November deleted and re-uploaded a chunk of his Eugenia videos under different titles.
ru Skinny, Thin or Scary (Girl Celebrities) Mar 23, 2017 Deleted Re-uploads begin
Noteworthy Eugenia mention in a video
ru Please Help This YouTuber Heal (Ep. 1) Mar 25, 2017 - Encore Deleted, SS
ru Please Help This YouTuber Heal (Ep. 2) Mar 27, 2017 - Encore Deleted
ru Eugenia’s Cooney’s Cooking Show! (Parody) | Onision Jun 10, 2017 - Onision Deleted again in Feb 2019, SS
ru Eugenia Cooney vs Onision Nov 6, 2017 - Encore Deleted 2019
ru Eugenia Cooney Needs Our Help Nov 7, 2017 - Encore Deleted 2019
ru Eugenia Cooney Is Not Ok? Nov 8, 2017 - Archive Deleted 2019
20. Eugenia Cooney Fans: GOOD NEWS! Speaks, Nov 24, 2017 Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted in 2019 purge
21. Eugenia Cooney’s Outfits Nov 30, 2017 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
22. Eugenia Cooney Reactions (Onision 2018) Feb 8, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted, Public on Patreon
Eugenia talks about how Greg’s negative videos about her lead to a lot of online harassment toward her.
23. Eugenia Cooney (The Full Story) Feb 19, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019, now Public on Patreon
24. Eugenia Cooney In An Alternate Universe (Photoshop) Feb 26, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted in 2019 purge
25. Eugenia Cooney: Let’s Be Positive Mar 5, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted in 2019 purge
26. Eugenia Cooney Outfits #2 Mar 18, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
27. Eugenia Cooney (Live Reaction by Onision) Apr 27, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
28. Is Eugenia Cooney Getting Better? Jun 6, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted in 2019 purge
29. Eugenia Cooney: Let’s Save Her Jun 11, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted in 2019 purge
30. Eugenia Cooney & A Police Phone Call (+ All Emails) Jul 18, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
Greg claims on twitter he’s done making Eugenia videos because “it’s pointless, she’s finished”. (6) Eugenia tweets about people pretending they care and blaming you for something out of your control.
31. Eugenia Cooney: I Created Her (Then Had Her Fight in WWE) Aug 6, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
32. Eugenia Cooney In WWE 2K18 Aug 9, 2018 - OnisionGames on Periscope Public
33. Eugenia Cooney Is Amazing (Apologize!) Aug 10, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
34. Eugenia Cooney (Before & After) Sep 6, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
35. Eugenia Cooney Played Basketball… Sep 20, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
36. The Doctors on Eugenia Cooney Sep 21, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
37. Eugenia Cooney Fans… Sad News Sep 22, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
38. Dear Eugenia Cooney Fans Sep 29, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
39. Triggered by Eugenia Cooney — Comparing Legs Oct 3, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019 Greg claims looking at Eugenia made him think his legs got fat. Blames her for triggering him. At the end of the video he weighs himself with two different scales to prove he didn’t gain weight. Both scales say he gained weight.
40. Message For Eugenia Cooney Oct 4, 2018 - Speaks Deleted 2019
41. Eugenia Cooney: An Important Message Oct 20, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
42. We Saved Eugenia Cooney Oct 21, 2018 - Onision Deleted, SS Another “comedy” sketch
43. The Original Eugenia Cooney Oct 28, 2018 - Patreon Public on Patreon
44. The LAPD Wants To Find Eugenia Cooney? Nov 30, 2018 - UhOhBro Deleted 2019
45. Eugenia Cooney & Her Future Dec 6, 2018 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
46. Eugenia Cooney Died (in The Sims 4) Dec 21, 2018 Deleted, SS, re-upload (not on Greg’s channels)
47. Eugenia Cooney’s Story Dec 22, 2018 - UhOhBro Patreon exclusive since 2/25/19
Greg claims on twitter and in a livestream he won’t discuss Eugenia in videos anymore. (7)
48. Eugenia Cooney’s Life in The Sims 4 Jan 14, 2019 ish Deleted, SS
Eugenia announces she is taking a break from social media and is privately working with a doctor. Asks viewers to respect that. 2/10/19
49. You Guys Saved Eugenia Feb 10, 2019 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
50. I May Know Who Saved Eugenia. It Wasn’t Me. Feb 12, 2019 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
51. How Eugenia Cooney Will Look After Recovery ( Some Things I Need To Say) Feb 13, 2019 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
52. Eugenia Cooney’s Mom & The Police Speak Up (Things Look Hopeful 💖) Feb 14, 2019 - Speaks Patreon exclusive on 2/25/19, deleted 2019
Greg asks fans on twitter to leave positive messages to Eugenia on his personal forum. Earlier that day he announced added ads to his forums.
53. Eugenia Cooney Update Feb 15, 2019 - Speaks Deleted 2019
Greg proves on twitter all of his recent Eugenia videos were demonetized.
54. YouTubers Cashing In On Eugenia Cooney (It’s All Ok, If It’s Not Onision) Feb 16, 2019 - Speaks Deleted 2019
Dan, a friend (acquaintance?) of Eugenia’s uploads a video asking Greg to leave Eugenia alone. Says Eugenia wanted him (Dan) to make a similar video in 2016, but he didn’t because he didn’t want to start drama. He says Eugenia is one of the most positive and happy people he knows and the only time she’s ever told him she was upset or something was wrong was over Greg’s videos about her.
55. I Need To Say This… About Eugenia Cooney Feb 24, 2019 - Speaks Deleted 2019
2/25/19 Greg privates 21 of his Eugenia videos and makes them “Patreon Exclusives”, meaning they are now private from the public and viewers have to pay Greg monthly in order to view these videos. He also announces on his forum there is no point for him to make any more videos about Eugenia. (8)
2/27/19 Euegnia’s friend Jaclyn uploads another video saying she would DM Greg and ask him to stop putting spotlight on the situation because how much damage it was causing, he responded with a nasty message. She says he's made so many videos saying he cares about Eugenia, but when it came down to doing something to actually help and not get in the way of helping he didn't do it. She again asks everyone to stop speculating and making videos about Eugenia.
56. My Eugenia Cooney Videos Are Now Removed (Please Write Me If You Find Any I Missed) Feb 28, 2019 - Speaks Deleted 2019 Claims he’ll remove the rest of his Eugenia videos “from the internet” because he doesn’t want to trigger people or Eugenia. For months his videos stayed up. No changes were made since he made 21 of his EC videos into Patreon exclusives. Says is he knew E’s condition would get worse he would have made behind the scenes action instead of making a spectacle. Asks fans to report re-uploaded his Eugenia videos to him so he can have them removed. Says everyone that made Eugenia videos needs to remove them. Most of Greg's lingering Eugenia videos finally seem to be removed months later (updated in May, marked Deleted 2019).
57. Eugenia Cooney Update: GREAT NEWS! (+ A Pic!) May 28, 2019 - Speaks
Jaclyn tweets Greg is lying about not using Eugenia for money. She says he has zero information and uses Eugenia in the title and thumbnail.
58. Help Eugenia Cooney May 31, 2019 - Speaks
59. Eugenia Cooney Update: PROOF SHE’S RECOVERING! (+ New Picture) June 2, 2019 - Speaks
Greg tweets a picture of Eugenia taken by her hairdresser. Blaire White, a friend of Jaclyn’s, replies: “You fucking suck as a human being. It's not my truth to tell, but you know what you did to her, and you know what you ignored behind the scenes in order to continue making shitty videos about her. You are a sociopath.”

Early Interactions

"Eugenia Cooney: Save Your Body" video thumbnail
All throughout Eugenia Cooney's YouTube career, she has received criticism about her thin frame, sometimes even being accused of starving herself or suffering from an eating disorder. Eugenia consistently replied to these claims by saying that's just how she is.

On May 9, 2016, Greg uploaded " "Eugenia Cooney Is Anorexic" " to his Speaks channel where he defended her from negative tweets about her appearance. He compares her body to images on google and concludes her body is closer to skinny supermodels than an anorexic person. He watches a video Eugenia uploaded with her mother and comments that her mother is overweight. He concludes Eugenia is thin not because of genetics, but because she is afraid to look like her mother. ($ource)

That same day, Eugenia tweeted Greg, thanking him for making a positive video about her. (Source)

Afterword, Greg and Eugenia had a few short twitter interactions in May and June.

First Wave of Anorexia Videos

Greg's DMs to Eugenia
On September 10, 2016, Greg uploaded "Please Help Eugenia Cooney" to his Speaks channel. In the video, he says Eugenia does not live with her mom anymore and now does not have a positive influence to tell her to eat enough food. He points out people are commenting about her recent weight loss. He concludes it is now time to be concerned for Eugenia. He says he is scared for her and if something happened to her, he does not want his last video about her to be supportive of her "apparent suicide". He says he tried direct messaging her privately on twitter. The first message asked if she talked to a doctor about her health. Greg says she replied saying she is fine. He messaged her again saying his wife has an iron deficiency and is doing better. He suggests she get her iron levels checked. He explains in the video he told her this because he thought if she went to a doctor for that, the doctor would tell her she needs nutrients. He says she responded saying her doctor is okay with everything. Greg says he is pretty sure that doctor should be fired. Greg says the evidence of Eugenia's condition is in her photos. He shows mirror selfies she has taken and zooms in and analyzes her body parts, pointing out how thin they are. Like his previous video, he google searches "anorexic person" and compares what he finds to Eugenia, only this time suggesting Eugenia is thinner than the woman in the anorexic image.

Greg says he feels like he is fighting back tears making this video because Eugenia is a nice person. He says there is no doubt in his mind Eugenia is killing herself. He says his previous video was reasonable at the time, but it's not okay anymore. He says he hopes she gets help. He says the idea that she could go on killing herself and people support her behavior for the sake of being PC and friendly is horrible. He says he hopes she sees the video, but he doubts it will help because watching a video doesn't cure an eating disorder. He encourages viewers to discuss ways to help her. He tells her if she continues the lifestyle, people that love her and support her won't be able to forgive themselves. ($ource)

That day, Eugenia tweeted thanking people tweeting at her for caring about her and she thanks Greg for being nice. She says she appreciates them. (Source)

On September 19, Greg uploaded "Eugenia Cooney's Eating Disorder #HelpEugeniaCooney" to Speaks. In the video, he announces this video is for Eugenia and for people "beyond all doubt, completely clearly has an eating disorder, but refuses to accept it." He says people aren't saying she has a problem because they want attention, or

($ource)

September 22 "Eugenia Cooney: Save Your Body" UhOhBro ($ource)


October 2, 2016 "Eugenia Cooney Facts" ($ource)

1. “Eugenia Cooney Is Anorexic” May 9, 2016

2. Please Help Eugenia Cooney Sep 10, 2016 [this is the first video where he starts to harass her about her presumed anorexia]

3. Eugenia Cooney’s Eating Disorder #HelpEugeniaCooney Sep 19, 2016

4. Eugenia Cooney: Save Your Body Sep 22, 2016

5. Eugenia Cooney Facts Oct 2, 2016

6. Eugenia Cooney Photoshop Oct 6, 2016

7. Banning Eugenia Cooney From YouTube Oct 28, 2016

8. Eugenia Cooney’s Cooking Show Nov 14, 2016 - don't have

9. Eugenia Cooney Lied? (+ Her Actual Weight) Nov 18, 2016

10. Eugenia Cooney: Guilty Nov 19, 2016

"Final Video"

11. Eugenia Cooney: Final Video Nov 20, 2016 - don't have

Second Wave of Anorexia Videos

12. Eugenia Cooney VERSUS Brandon Rogers Jan 16, 2017 - don't have

13. Eugenia Cooney Is Suicidal? Feb 19, 2017

14. Eugenia Cooney’s Victims Feb 21, 2017

15. TEXTING JOKES (Twitter Captions) Feb 23, 2017

16. Eugenia Cooney: Case Closed Feb 27, 2017

List Source

Jaclyn Debate

On March 5, 2017, Greg hosted a debate with YouTuber Jaclyn Glenn on his wife's Younow account. An hour of the debate was dedicated to Eugenia.

Incomplete summary of Eugenia portion of the debate
Jaclyn said she did not want to talk about Eugenia because she already explained in her video about Greg's Eugenia videos that Eugenia deserves respect and privacy, but Greg insisted on talking about her. Jaclyn said hounding Eugenia with videos, then saying he was not going to talk about Eugenia anymore only to start talking about her in a negative way and make fun of her again came off as bullying. Greg defends his videos by saying Eugenia hurt people by causing them to starve themselves. He also says the like to dislike ratio on these videos are overwhelmingly positive and that medical professionals he talked to thanked him for these videos. Jaclyn says she feels that the stories sent to him about how Eugenia hurt people are somewhat solicited because he re-tweets them and that encourages people to tweet these things. She says she is willing to guess a large percentage of them are exaggerated because they want Greg's validation. Greg responds that he didn't say Eugenia's name, he just said "let me know if anyone's cause you to have an eating disorder." Jaclyn responds that he's made so many videos about Eugenia that there is no question about who he was talking about.

She gives the example that if she tweeted, "reply to this tweet. Let me know if Onision has ever made you feel bad about your body." that she would also get many responses. Greg says he would like to see those, but Jaclyn says that would not be fair. She mentions Joy talked about some being suicidal over something he said in a video, but she doesn't listen to stuff like that because it's being publicized to attack a person rather then to promote a specific cause.

She reads a tweet he made, "You can be upset at people that shame your body, your mind or life, but if you are confident they will have no power over your happiness." She asks if this applies to people that watch Eugenia or just people that watch his videos and feel bad about them self. He asks why would someone feel bad if they watched his videos. She replies because you call them Shrek body, really thin, or points out their acne. Greg says he has acne and he did not call his audience Shrek, he called Trisha Paytas reminded him of Fiona, Shrek's wife, as a joke and many people thought it was hilarious. (Admin note: He did say to a fan they have a "Shrek body" a few months before this debate in a body rating video, then talked about it again defending doing so in the video "I'm Done Making These Videos..." - Source) ) He says it's funny to talk about a public figure that way. He says if he pulled up a picture of a random fan and tells them they need to lose weight that might be good for them. He says for every person that said "this person made me starve myself", there are an enormous amount of people that say he helped them accept their body the way it is.

Jaclyn points out the second part of the tweet, "if you are confident they will have no power over your happiness", and says it's hypocritical if that only in defense of himself and not Eugenia. He says he's doing body positive videos and the only person that could be triggered by him is someone who is about to get diabetes, but with Eugenia she triggers people to want to look like their about to die.

Jaclyn brings up the Cooking Show video Greg made about Eugenia. She says it was cruel. Greg replies by saying he has two sides of himself that are at war, she says that;s the definition of being hypocritical.

I don't want to summarize this anymore ): plz nooo I stopped at about 29 minutes in

Toward the end of their discussion, Greg agrees to stop talking about Eugenia if she contacts him directly asking him to stop. (Source) After the debate, Jaclyn texted Eugenia telling her this. (Source)

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The next day on twitter Greg announced he was asked to stop making anti-anorexia videos about a Youutber and will respect that request. (seen right)

Later that day, Eugenia broadcasted on Younow and talked about the situation. She said she email Greg asking him to stop making the videos and he replied saying he understood, but told her she was still triggering her fans and she shouldn't do that. She says she never tells people to be like her or look like her. She is glad he said he would stop and she believes he will stop. She compliments Jaclyn on doing a good job in the debate. She reads a comment saying don't believe Greg, he will make similar videos and indirectly mention her. Eugenia says she believes he will stop.

She reads a comment: "you made it very clear before you didn't want that. If he stopped after you emailed him it's probably because he knows you could sue him." Eugenia asks viewers if she was not making it clear enough before that she wanted him to stop making the videos. She said she thought it was obvious because of her talking about it on Younow and reacting to it on twitter.

She says she watched some of the debate and it was hurtful to her when he said things like she was triggering and killing people. She says that gets her really upset because she doesn't want people to think she has bad intentions or want to hurt people.

Eugenia says sometimes she would see comments from people accusing her of teaming up with Greg to get views. She says she thought it as obvious she was upset with what was going on. She says she wishes people would understand.

Eugenia says she wouldn't debate him because she doesn't know how to defend himself and he always thinks he's right and can't accept that other people think differently than him. She says she's happy if his videos helped people, but it was very hurtful to her. She says in one of his anorexia videos he says anorexic people are dumber than dogs because even the dumbest dogs know how to feed themselves, so she doesn't see how his videos help people. (Source)

Demonetization & Deletion

On March 21, 2016, Eugenia announced on twitter that she was informed by other YouTubers that any videos mentioning her were demonetized by Youtube, meaning any YouTubers that made videos about her would no longer have advertisements on these videos and not make any more money from them. This included positive videos about her. (Source) Many of Eugenia's videos were demonetized as well. (Source) When someone brought up that Greg's videos about her would no longer be monetized, Eugenia replied "haha at least one good thing comes out of this right! 😂" (Source)

"Skinny, Thin or Scary? (Girl Celebrities)" screen shot
On March 24th, people began to notice Greg had deleted all 15 of his videos that focused solely on Eugenia.

On March 23rd, Greg mentioned Eugenia in the UhOhBro video "Skinny, Thin or Scary? (Girl Celebrities)". He said, “[…] a site reports a death of a 21 year old model that died at the weight of 88 pounds. Isn’t there a famous Youtuber who’s even lighter than that? Who’s around that age and could die basically any day now? God forbid I actually talk about an important issue involving a specific person who’s actively dying. Wouldn’t want people to think my sole interest is profit, so let’s just ignore the issue and let them die. Okay.” ($ource)

On March 25, 2007, Greg began uploading his deleted Eugenia videos to his Encore channel, his least popular active channel, as a series of episodes titled "Please Help This YouTuber Heal". He avoided using Eugenia's name in the titles and descriptions, most likely to avoid Youtube from automatically demonetizing the videos again.