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PewDiePie Was Banned in China After Comparing the Country's President to This Character

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While Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie is no stranger to controversy or causing headlines, he's in some hot water in one country over his latest video. PewDiePie is widely considered to be the most successful solo YouTuber in the world, with more than 101 million subscribers on his eponymous channel. 

But, his view count might be about to take a huge hit after he's allegedly been banned in the most populous country in the world.

Why was PewDiePie banned in China?  What the YouTuber said in his latest video about the country's leader, and what exactly this ban entails.