They stole $1.7 million

24 jaan 2019
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In November 2018, Defy Media shut down without any notice. They laid off their workers without warning and have held ransom the money earned by the EEworld Creators who were in their network. I was one of those Creators. Defy was my former employer and the multichannel network that represented Game Theory, Film Theory, and GTLive - EVERYTHING. We trusted them to help us and for that we and 49 other Creators in their network collectively lost 1.7 MILLION DOLLARS. Money that was owed to us, EARNED by us, and taken by DEFY. Today, the fate of that money rests in the hands of a bank, Ally Bank, who will decide the people who get their money back and those who are out of luck. After trying other methods of solving the situation, nothing has worked, so at this point we have no choice but to make our fight public. Steph and I have personally been going out of pocket to try and get everyone's money back, but to improve your chances, we need your help.
This is my story of what happened. And this is what we all can do to help ensure no other Creator, large or small, has their money stolen from them ever again.
#DEFYMedia #DEFY #scam #stolen #robbed #fraud #mcn #exposed #storytime #GameTheory #MatPat

  • Lmao fnaf

    Ben MccamphillBen Mccamphill24 minutit tagasi
  • I feel bad for mat pat 😭

    Isu ReveloIsu ReveloTund tagasi
  • “2018 was the hardest year in my life” Who’s gonna tell past-mat

    XSkywolfXXSkywolfX5 tundi tagasi
  • It's disgusting. You think you have somebody you can trust, then they scam you.

    GretaPlaysGamesGretaPlaysGames7 tundi tagasi
  • Wait til 2020

    I Like TurtlesI Like Turtles7 tundi tagasi
  • oh just wait for 2020

    Jonte on gameJonte on game7 tundi tagasi
  • So basically. Big companies: Do you have the Money? Matpat: We’ve got it sir! Big companies: good, that’s one less loose end **shoots matpat**

    Generic HOI4 GeneralGeneric HOI4 General7 tundi tagasi
  • oliver potato

    Dylan PerkinsDylan Perkins8 tundi tagasi
  • Matpat: 2018 was the hardest year for me *Me in 2020* uh sure

    Asphalt RunwayAsphalt Runway8 tundi tagasi
  • Mhmm I beg to differ

    Thyne WeebThyne Weeb9 tundi tagasi
  • the views on this video are now a flipped number of the title

    ThahnThahn9 tundi tagasi
  • 1 Corinthians 15:58. Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the LORD, knowing that in the LORD your labor is not in vain.

    Gabriel RodriguezGabriel Rodriguez11 tundi tagasi
  • 2nd anniversary

    ViVianicViVianic12 tundi tagasi
  • #supportmatpat the best youtuber for 10 amazing years. im sorry mat for the stress. please take a break from youtube for your child

    David VillarrealDavid Villarreal18 tundi tagasi
  • This video also exposes how bad EEworld has gotten. Human greed, lost jobs, false promises, a huge downfall, scorched creator potential, broken copyright systems, hemorrhagic rules that make small channels drop like flies, user and company clashing, and a sad weakened state being looked upon by users. That is what youtube has become and we're right here able to put the pieces together to look at the sad truth and be unable to act to make things better. Over a year later things have only gotten worse demonetization hurts smaller channels that were previously able to survive by using funny rage, celebration, and weirdly hilarious jokes which have been rendered "innapropriate" by youtube officials have made them die off with wasted potential, and what about the users that want to watch that stuff but can't anymore well they are stuck with the boring things that they could just ignore earlier, corrupt youtube officials deflect copyright abuse claims, and adds ruin the best moments and to remove the adds practically is worthless considering the rediculous prices EEworld is asking for to have them removed. All in all I will stick with youtube and so will others until I can no longer bear it or it finally gets replaced and if not we can only hope that things in the future will change and the platform will have the quality of videos like we have today and the joy and brightness of the old days like in 2012.

  • In the end human greed over rules the greatest of things meant to better the world.

  • It says 1 year ago but 1 day away from exactly two years

    Dez DhandhaDez Dhandha23 tundi tagasi
  • i truely feel terible

    Madelyn BensonMadelyn BensonPäev tagasi
  • so what exactly happened with that 1.7 million? haven’t heard much about it since this video dropped

    Samuel SternbergSamuel SternbergPäev tagasi
  • i feel really bad for you

  • Yo this is deep stuff, we as your a subscribers are with you

    Ex XoTic_ WinterEx XoTic_ WinterPäev tagasi
  • Oliver is the coolest potato ever

    ZiverZiverPäev tagasi
  • he ment 2020

    yeetyeetPäev tagasi
  • The 12k that dislike I’m a robot beep bop

    Not DaltonNot DaltonPäev tagasi
  • Look at viewz

    Jusagamer MydudeJusagamer MydudePäev tagasi
  • me laughing in 2020

    shadowdemonshadowdemonPäev tagasi
  • Add a public comment...

    Ducky GuyDucky GuyPäev tagasi
  • Hey didn't know you're son has almost the same name as mine (my name is Olivier)

    JUSTNL MinderhoudJUSTNL Minderhoud2 päeva tagasi
  • Man, you're one of the few people who I think should actually start a podcast.

    nik875nik8752 päeva tagasi
  • That has to be the cutest Potato I have ever seen

    JaytoxJaytox2 päeva tagasi
  • Ok why this video have dislikes

    Fran IstvanovicFran Istvanovic2 päeva tagasi
  • Matpat, you look like a blue's clues character 😂

    Tamara JaneTamara Jane2 päeva tagasi
  • 2020 is worse

    ben forsythben forsyth2 päeva tagasi
  • lol wait till 2020

    Zepher SmithZepher Smith2 päeva tagasi
  • Why was this recommended to me in 2021??????

    Jay-DawgJay-Dawg2 päeva tagasi
  • Title : 1.7 milion Views : 7.1 million Me : It's a sign

    Phoenix Fire GameplayPhoenix Fire Gameplay2 päeva tagasi
  • ArwinArwin2 päeva tagasi
  • This is so litlle. In Poland the politics stole 18,7 million dollars (calculated from polish zlotys) and nothing in the politics happens (reffering to the title)

    Polnisz MappingPolnisz Mapping2 päeva tagasi
  • Jokes on them I have no money

    Minato ShigetaMinato Shigeta2 päeva tagasi
  • 2018 was the hardest year of my life The intire chat: Bottom text

    Mr. LMr. L2 päeva tagasi
  • Its Terrible. But uts how it is. When you have power you change. And that is what happened or will happem to big companies

    Tios _Tios _2 päeva tagasi
  • "2018 was the hardest year of my life.: 2020:Hold my beer

    Dr.gengar125Dr.gengar1252 päeva tagasi
  • Why do people dislike videos like this it’s a hardship for all them that fact they dislike this is disgusting.

    flowar powerflowar power2 päeva tagasi

    Vinnie alVinnie al3 päeva tagasi
  • Everyone give matt 1 dollar so he get 13millin

    Joshua TreeyJoshua Treey3 päeva tagasi
  • i know this is a serious topic but my ocd started kicking in with his hair

    Olaf WisniewskiOlaf Wisniewski3 päeva tagasi
  • me thinking he is talking about 2020 until i look at the date

    Sujali PatelSujali Patel3 päeva tagasi
  • "2018 was the worst year of my life" 2 years later: Oh matty boi, YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET!

    battlebrother tifes roliliosbattlebrother tifes rolilios3 päeva tagasi
  • Matpat:2018 was the hardest year of my life 2020:Oh you've seen nothing yet 😈

    One killer one BulletOne killer one Bullet3 päeva tagasi
  • Just what for 2020

    Magnus LeckeMagnus Lecke3 päeva tagasi
  • For you 2018 sucked for me... and everyone else... 2020

    Luke AugustLuke August3 päeva tagasi
  • You could say that these past couple years has been consistantly fed up with the good times and the bad ones

    Emma BergEmma Berg3 päeva tagasi
  • You can hear in his voice 😪 This world is cruel But never forget the God is going to save us all🙏🏽

    Tayshaun LindoTayshaun Lindo3 päeva tagasi
  • Nearly two years later, this is still one of the most disgusting things I have learned of. I really hope MCNs aren't required anymore.

    Nicholas WalshNicholas Walsh3 päeva tagasi
  • Me in 2018: this must be the worst year ever Me in 2020: JESUS CHRIST IF THIS HAPPENED NOW WE WOULD BE F*CKING DEAD.

    Hampter. /'•v•'\Hampter. /'•v•'\3 päeva tagasi
    • You mean 2021

      Hamid OsmanHamid Osman6 tundi tagasi
  • Coolest potato is right

    BeansBeans3 päeva tagasi
  • It’s not a Ponzi scheme 🤦‍♂️

    Sahand KhavariSahand Khavari4 päeva tagasi
  • Omg are you ok😱😨

    levi akermanlevi akerman4 päeva tagasi
  • They stole $1.7 million, Matpat Stole 7 million views.

    The Derpy DabberThe Derpy Dabber4 päeva tagasi

    Tom CretonTom Creton4 päeva tagasi
  • I know it’s ages later but I hope you’re ok

    Tom CretonTom Creton4 päeva tagasi
  • OnO, oliver queen is happening- jk lol

    Tigris Y.T.Tigris Y.T.4 päeva tagasi
  • People on youtube: "2018 Sucked" People: 2019 sucked hopefully 2020 will be better The entire world in 2020: HOLY SH$T

    YorzoYamYorzoYam4 päeva tagasi
  • Matpat and his team don’t deserve any of this

    TheHarryTheHarry4 päeva tagasi
  • I dislike the dislikers

    1nd3p3nd3ns 941nd3p3nd3ns 944 päeva tagasi
  • 200000 PFFT how about 3 million

    GRAYRAPTOR13 !GRAYRAPTOR13 !4 päeva tagasi
  • #ringadingding #whatsdoesthefoxsay

    gacha geacksgacha geacks4 päeva tagasi
  • The dislikes are from Australians who thought it was the like button.

    Dax GrahamDax Graham4 päeva tagasi
    • You made that a lot more wholesome

      king siphonking siphon4 päeva tagasi
  • Don’t worry we have ur back and I have our support matpat

    Abeer JainAbeer Jain4 päeva tagasi
  • Umn, time traveller here, 2020.

    Tigris Y.T.Tigris Y.T.4 päeva tagasi
  • Uuuhhh

    Tigris Y.T.Tigris Y.T.4 päeva tagasi
  • Still even nearly 2 years later, still don't know weather I should like or dislike this video to show my support

    Arson Gaming53Arson Gaming534 päeva tagasi
  • ‘They were businesses made with good intentions, but it was a business build on nothing’ Hi, I would like to introduce Nestle

  • Matpat: 2018 is so touuuhgt 2020: wait

    WomoWomo4 päeva tagasi
  • Talking about money, I got £30 what should I buy?

    Deepfried PurpleDeepfried Purple4 päeva tagasi
  • wait is good to accept mcn invite to help with channel

    OVERGAME 2OVERGAME 24 päeva tagasi
  • A multi channel network is a scam. If you are currently in one when the contract expires then don’t join another.

    Somebody who makes videos Cause why notSomebody who makes videos Cause why not5 päeva tagasi
  • this video is so outdated lmao he raised 3.1 mill and 2020 is much worse

    R/woooshR/wooosh5 päeva tagasi
  • “2018 was the hardest year of my life” Ahaha just you wait

    GV. .fanaticsGV. .fanatics5 päeva tagasi
  • 2018, was the hardest year of my life. 2020: ...

    Alan TolleyAlan Tolley5 päeva tagasi
  • Hahaha. 2020 not being the worst year ever. hahahaha

    Blaze PotterBlaze Potter5 päeva tagasi
  • Please tell me this is a theory

    The king DededeThe king Dedede5 päeva tagasi

      ArwinArwin2 päeva tagasi
  • They stole 1.7$ but he gained 7.1m views

    TheLoneRainbowTheLoneRainbow5 päeva tagasi
  • Damn

    Captain StarkCaptain Stark5 päeva tagasi
  • preach

    Kevin Brady IIIKevin Brady III5 päeva tagasi
  • well here comes 2020 but in 2021

    ShiftLockE345ytShiftLockE345yt5 päeva tagasi
  • I bet in a couple years, his son will stumble across his fnaf videos and ask him, “what is fnaf?”

    The Dinosaur NerdThe Dinosaur Nerd5 päeva tagasi
    • @A Mitchell yeah lol

      The Dinosaur NerdThe Dinosaur Nerd4 päeva tagasi
    • And then he'll see minecraft and be like: minecrafts dead -_- *one year later* Nice! Minecraft was popular back then too?

      A MitchellA Mitchell4 päeva tagasi
  • Omg who disliked this video this man almost died

    luie31luie315 päeva tagasi
  • I've never seen Matpat so angry. Shame on defy for stealing money from hard working people and generous people like Mat.

    Noah MillsNoah Mills5 päeva tagasi
  • Yet***"

    MistakingManxMistakingManx5 päeva tagasi
  • :C i wish i could give matpat a hug he needs/deserves it

    galway Girlgalway Girl5 päeva tagasi
  • 7.1 million views lol

    GreighGreigh5 päeva tagasi
  • '2018 was the hardest year of my life' me looking at memes of 2020 being a trailer of 2021: *oh no*

    Just A Crazy HumanJust A Crazy Human5 päeva tagasi
  • 2018 has the lowest of lows 2020: hold my beer

    Thiccy NickyThiccy Nicky5 päeva tagasi
  • Ey i'm watching this again and i remeber a quote from the big lebowski, it goes "Sometimes you eat the bar, and sometimes the bar eats you"

    SamotbeatzzSamotbeatzz5 päeva tagasi
  • 2020: let me introduce myself uwu 2018:umm

    Śñøw rainbow the SilkWìñgŚñøw rainbow the SilkWìñg5 päeva tagasi
  • You should makes theory on Stomach table when you have time you’re 👏🏽

    Teresa ArmendarizTeresa Armendariz5 päeva tagasi
  • I’d say disgusting, but I read “Dilbert” so I’m kinda already cynical even though I’m a kid.

    Howard NugentHoward Nugent5 päeva tagasi
  • Me watching in 2021:Matpat, I beg of you . SUE THEM!!!!😠😠😠

    Maphoka MokukuMaphoka Mokuku5 päeva tagasi
  • yea 2018 was bad me in 2020: you missing out

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