Logan Paul threatens to sue Coffeezilla over CryptoZoo ‘rip-off’ allegations

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YouTuber Logan Paul has threatened to sue fellow YouTuber and web detective Coffeezilla for defamation after he accused Paul’s CryptoZoo nonfungible token (NFT) mission of being a “rip-off.”

The 2 have been battling backwards and forwards on each social media and YouTube movies ever since Dec. 17, when Stephen Findeisen — often known as Coffeezilla — launched the primary of a three-part video collection attacking CryptoZoo and Paul, who was the face of the mission.

“CryptoZoo was alleged to be a enjoyable blockchain recreation that may earn you cash […] however thousands and thousands of {dollars} of investor cash later, issues are nonetheless damaged,” he stated.

In his most up-to-date response, Logan Paul printed a YouTube video on Jan. 4 accusing the web detective of getting “led the cost to drive and monetize a story telling thousands and thousands of folks that I’m a fraud or I attempted to rip-off my viewers.”

He has additionally accused Coffeezilla of getting finished so with out verifying any background info or substantiating any proof, including that he “took a number of criminals’ phrases as reality and broke legal guidelines, you continue to printed the defamation,” including:

“I’ll see you in court docket.”

CryptoZoo is an NFT recreation with the premise of permitting “ZooKeepers” to purchase NFT eggs utilizing the sport’s native token, ZOO. These eggs would then be hatched into animals that may be bred to create hybrid animals.

The hybrids had been meant to be tradeable and supply ZooKeepers with ZOO, with Paul describing the mission in an Aug. 21, 2021, podcast as a “actually enjoyable recreation that makes you cash.”

Moreover, Paul had advised the artwork for the sport can be “handmade” by 10 totally different artists over six months.

The hybrids had been the main target of a Sept. 11, 2021, video from Coffeezilla through which he described the pictures as “a bunch of inventory pictures from Adobe which were poorly photoshopped.”

Nevertheless, the CryptoZoo blog has not printed any new content material since April 20, prompting some to imagine that the event of the mission has halted.

Throughout Coffeezilla’s three-part collection about CryptoZoo, the YouTuber interviewed purported buyers of the mission. One investor who claimed to nonetheless be holding eggs known as on the CryptoZoo group to “reimburse these loyal followers they’ve or attempt to rebuild the mission.”

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Nevertheless, in his newest video, Paul stated that they may “proceed to construct CryptoZoo,” sharing a teaser stating that it was coming in 2023/2024.

“Belief me, CryptoZoo is coming, I’ll make rattling positive of it.”

Coffeezilla has continued to query the authenticity of those claims on Twitter.

In the meantime, each Paul and Coffeezilla have known as on one another to debate the matter on their respective platforms, however each have but to simply accept any of the invites.

In response to CoinMarketCap, the Zoo token has plummeted by 99.5% over the previous 12 months, regardless of some beneficial properties throughout the final week following latest media consideration.

Paul had been an avid supporter of crypto and NFTs all through 2021 and was a major promoter of the crypto token Dink Doink (DINK) previous to launching CryptoZoo. Dink Doink was additionally lambasted by Coffeezilla in a July 12, 2021 video.