Nicole Arbour

Nicole Arbour

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About

Nicole Arbour is a Canadian YouTuber and comedian known for creating controversial monologue videos directed at various groups of people, including "Dear Fat People," "Dear Black People," "Dear Feminists" and "Dear Religious People."

History

On October 10th, 2007, Arbour uploaded the first video to her YouTube channel, featuring footage of herself performing stand-up comedy (shown below, left). Over the next 11 years, the video gained over 144,000 views and 520 comments. On December 12th, 2008, Arbour uploaded a comedy skit titled "The birth of Slutty Claus" (shown below, right).



On February 12th, 2015, Arbour released a video titled "Dear Sluts," in which she criticizes slut shaming (shown below, left). Within three years, the video garnered upwards of 1.08 million views and 8,300 comments. On August 5th, Arbour uploaded a video titled "Dear Instagram Models" (shown below, right).



"Dear Fat People"

On September 3rd, 2015, Arbour released a video titled "Dear Fat People", which was subsequently criticized online by those arguing the video endorsed body shaming (shown below).



"Dear Black People"

On November 3rd, 2015, Arbour released a video titled "Dear Black People," in which she made various jokes about racial stereotypes. Within three years, the video gained over 3.2 million views and 37,900 comments.



"Dear Feminists"

On January 8th, 2016, Arbour posted a video titled "Dear Feminists," in which she criticized modern feminists for slut shaming (shown below).



"This Is America" Parody

On May 12th, 2018, Arbour posted a parody version of Childish Gambino's "This Is America" music video (shown below). Within 48 hours, the video gained over 442,000 views, 29,000 dislikes and 14,000 likes. Comments for the video were disabled.



On May 13th, The Root[3] published an article about the video titled "Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Has Been Colonized." On May 14th, Paper Magazine[4] published an article titled "This White Feminist Parody of 'This Is America' Totally Missed the Mark."

Personal Life

Arbour was born in 1985 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She was formerly employed as a cheerleader for the Toronto Raptors basketball team.

Domestic Abuse Allegations

In January 2016, YouTuber Matthew Santoro posted a video claiming that he had been the victim of physical and emotional abuse. Though he did not name Arbour in the video, many speculated that he was referring to his relationship with Arbour. That month, Arbour posted a video denying the claims. Both videos were subsequently deleted from the site.

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