Tati Westbrook Says James Charles Feud Started from Jeffree Star, Shane Dawson's 'Poisonous Lies'






A few days after her video went live, she said she soon realized that no victims came forward and no evidence emerged against Charles, as both Star and Dawson allegedly told Westbrook would happen. "The last time I spoke with either Jeffree or Shane on the phone was the night before Jeffree's "Never Doing This Again." video," Westbrook said. "Shortly after the relationship dissolved entirely and I was so confused."

As the months went on, Westbrook became "afraid for her life" when she was "tormented with subtweets and innuendo that there was a huge drama around the corner." She said: "I felt that I was as liability to them [Star and Dawson] and that I knew too much so I put all of my text messages and other files on a hard drive and told a few people and had given everything to my lawyers." In her video, however, she does not cite any actual threats allegedly made against her by star or Dawson.

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Westbrook claims because of the fear, her mental and physical health declined and her beauty businesses suffered. "Last fall I became so afraid to stay in my L.A. home that I bulk filmed a lot of videos and I left town in October to get away from it all," she said. "Slowly I became a shell of my former self."

She had planned to pursue fertility treatments in 2019, but due to the drama was not able to because her health significantly deteriorated. "My mind and body were just too frail to support a pregnancy," Westbrook said.

But when she and Charles reconnected, more people started coming forward with more information and "the pieces of what actually happened" started coming together.

While Westbrook said she is unable to share all of the evidence she has obtained against Star and Dawson at this time at the advice of her attorneys, she said there will be a day the entire truth will come to light. "There will soon come a day where we will be able to present this evidence and you'll be able to see why it is that we believe Jeffree and Shane are responsible for so much of the damage that has been caused," she said. 

Ultimately, Westbrook said that in her opinion both Star and Dawson were "bitterly jealous" of Charles' success and they needed him marginalized for their own future launches. She concluded the video by apologizing to her 9.4 million subscribers for all of the drama.

"To the incredible people who watch my videos because they love makeup as much as I do, I'm so sorry this situation caused so much pain and frustration. I truly miss you all," Westbrook said. "I'm working really hard to heal myself, to become strong again so that I can come back to this platform that I hold so dear."

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