Dolan Twins Reveal They're 'MOVING ON' From Their Old YouTube Ways!

  • Published: 09 October 2019
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    The Dolan Twins and Shane Dawson just collaborated for the first time on a raw, emotional documentary-style video and they drop some really emotional news on us!

    Hey everyone, It’s Sussan Mourad here with Clevver News and when YouTubers are going through a challenging time and need somewhere to process, where do they go?

    Shane Dawson of course.

    And that’s exactly what the Dolan Twins did.

    Ethan and Grayson Dolan have been uploading funny, engaging YouTube videos every Tuesday for the past 5 years.

    Last week they tweeted saying quote, “Filmed something very personal and important to us. A message we’ve been wanting to share with you for a while now. Thank you so much @shanedawson for having this conversation with us, you truly helped us so much ❤️”

    The internet was buzzing wondering what their announcement could possibly be.

    But now we know.

    The guys are 19 years old going on 20, so they have been uploading a video every week since they were 14 and they just weren’t happy with the grueling schedule and lifestyle anymore.

    They start off by sitting down with Shane and explaining the reason behind the video

    Which may not seem like the biggest deal to the average person, but this is their entire livelihood. This is all they’ve known for the past five years, regardless of it they were happy while doing it, this was their entire teenage life.

    While most of us were in high school hanging out with friends on the weekend, playing sports, or doing homework, the Dolan Twins were producing video after video trying to grow their channel.

    And they loved it and were extremely passionate about it for a while but they started to burn out.

    Ethan even said quote, “If I was going through something hard in my life I would think, how am I going to fake my mood? How am I going to be happy in the next two days because I have to film a happy video to get it up on Tuesday? … Not being able to recover from certain things I’m going through because I’m posting has made me want to quit so many times.”

    Which is totally fair. We really feel for the boys. We see these YouTubers and celebs for such small portions of their lives and we only usually see them when they are happy or having fun.
    But they all have real lives and things they go through off camera.

    Shane lent some great advice to the Dolan Twins as someone who used to post almost daily at one stage, but now posts whenever he chooses - rather than being controlled by a posting schedule - and feels passionate about what he’s posting.

    Ethan and Grayson also got into some of what they have gone through the past couple years while they have still been posting weekly.

    They were going back and forth from New Jersey to Los Angeles every week trying to be there for him and their mom, while also still trying to produce and upload their videos to their channel.

    Needless to say, the Dolan Twins were not prioritizing themselves during a very challenging time.

    They decided that along with discontinuing the weekly Tuesday videos, they will only be producing content that they really care or are passionate about, like their video they made with Jeffree Star a couple weeks ago.

    Regarding their video with Jeffree, they talked about how while they loved that project, it wasn’t able to have their full attention because they had to think about other filler projects to upload while they were working on editing it.

    And I am so here for it.

    And I’m also so here for the Dolan Twins’ new journey and the next chapter of their lives and content.

    But I want to know what you guys thought of the Dolan Twins’ announcement.
    Were you surprised with the news they shared? Is this what you thought they were going to be sharing? And do you like when your favorite YouTubers are honest with you about what’s going on in their personal lives?
    Let me know down in the comments below.

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Comments • 63

  • shasiela z.
    shasiela z.  2 hours back

    it breaks my heart that they thought that people weren’t going to like them for the people that they’ve grown to be 🥺

    • shasiela z.
      shasiela z.  2 hours back

      it’s so sad that they felt obligated to get a video up every week and how they always felt they were letting people down if they didn’t. you could tell that they were just posting random videos cause they felt like they had to and not because they were loving the content that they were putting out. anyway, i’m obviously say that there’s no more dolan twin tuesday but i’m really glad that they are finally going to do what makes them happy and that they are finally going to start putting out content that they actually like and enjoy filming and being their true selves.

      • George Lee
        George Lee  5 days back

        This was YouTube's most famous non-deadly tragedy after Anthony Padilla leaving Smosh
        I even reacted to their departure from their regular schedule and I hope you check it out

        • maia cruz
          maia cruz  7 days back

          I love them so freaking much and I understand that they need to live their life and I’m very happy and proud of them I love them so so so much

          • Christina Wiegman
            Christina Wiegman  1 weeks back

            i don,t like this it is very sad

            • Samanta Strautiņa
              Samanta Strautiņa  1 weeks back

              I cried watching this Twins video!They made me believe that everything gonna be alright and said me that ONLY THEY! I love them more than anything! LOVE AND SUPPORT TO THEM! <3

              • Kayla S Long
                Kayla S Long  1 weeks back

                R they quitting or wata going on??

                • Alex Harbula
                  Alex Harbula  1 weeks back

                  I thought they were gonna come out I guess I was wrong

                  • Jasmine Isabella
                    Jasmine Isabella  1 weeks back

                    *they deserve this break*

                    • OLIVER KHORN!
                      OLIVER KHORN!  1 weeks back

                      These vloggers make so damn hard on themselves there’s a sign out selection on this website they can log off whenever they want SO DRAMATIC

                      • MayaDolanz 1612
                        MayaDolanz 1612  1 weeks back

                        I love them no matter what PERIODT

                        • Thems Aka
                          Thems Aka  1 weeks back

                          His dad was so lit 🔥

                          • ichsan rafi
                            ichsan rafi  1 weeks back

                            hoenestly, this shit happened before

                            • Lima Awad
                              Lima Awad  1 weeks back

                              honestly all YouTubers should do this, like having a regular schedule is bad for them they won’t be able to really live and enjoy there videos, they should just post whenever they feel like it’s a good time

                              • kruthi 27
                                kruthi 27  1 weeks back

                                This is the best video of this channel. Something positive which dosent happen all the time.

                                • Ri Ranjo
                                  Ri Ranjo  1 weeks back

                                  shocked that Clever didn't really use a very clickbaity title

                                  • Luther Burbank
                                    Luther Burbank  1 weeks back


                                    • Jdd Jci
                                      Jdd Jci  1 weeks back

                                      I hope they’re happy and taking time for themselves

                                      • Mila Martin
                                        Mila Martin  1 weeks back

                                        I’m sooooo happy for them, I’ve been watching them since 2014 but I literally cried for hours straight after that and couldn’t sleep all night

                                        • Samara Ahmed
                                          Samara Ahmed  1 weeks back

                                          Hey I have been watching them for a year now but I still love them so much....i cried a lottt too but their happiness matters the most so yeah we should support them and patiently wait for them to upload whenever they want

                                      • typical blaze
                                        typical blaze  1 weeks back

                                        i was so sad when i watched this video yesterday.

                                        • guilherme vieira
                                          guilherme vieira  1 weeks back

                                          Well I’m happy for them. It’s important to do what makes u the healthiest u can be

                                          • beautiful creature
                                            beautiful creature  1 weeks back

                                            That's it

                                            • Ellie Rose
                                              Ellie Rose  1 weeks back

                                              The video made me cry like 4 times but I’m so happy that they have put themselves first and there happiness. I love E&Gray so so much, and their mental health is so so much important than posting a video every week. I don’t care if we have to wait weeks/months for a new video as long as they are as happy as they have ever been. I’m just so so so happy as well that they decided to share this with us, and I support everything that was said in the video. They still need time to process the passing of their Dad and we all understand how important that is for them❤️ I just cannot wait for the future and what they have planned for us❤️❤️❤️❤️

                                              • void alex
                                                void alex  1 weeks back

                                                It's what my babies deserve. I love them so much and wish them so much happiness.

                                                • Emma Page
                                                  Emma Page  1 weeks back

                                                  Who else got emotional. Like even though they aren’t quitting it’s like a small part of my childhood drifting away cuz I watched them for years.

                                                  • shasiela z.
                                                    shasiela z.  2 hours back

                                                    Emma Page agreed.

                                                  • Angelique Skyë
                                                    Angelique Skyë  1 weeks back

                                                    Emma Page i got emotional when they talked about there dad because I started watching them because my dad passed away in December and I just wanted to watch something funny to keep my mind off of it then two weeks later their dad passed away. I understand how they feel because I’m a mom and my daughter is to young to understand death, and I’m an influencer on IG so I never had time to cope. I didn’t realize that until I watched that video yesterday and I started bawling.

                                                • Jake Cyrus
                                                  Jake Cyrus  1 weeks back

                                                  Tana Mongoose Or Danielle Broccoli

                                                  • _alexation _
                                                    _alexation _  1 weeks back

                                                    Thought they were gonna talk about James touching their peepees :|

                                                    • Jessica Krystine
                                                      Jessica Krystine  1 weeks back

                                                      So proud of them💜

                                                      • Cailin Kainz
                                                        Cailin Kainz  1 weeks back

                                                        I support them and cant wait to see what the future holds for them

                                                      • Kiersten Ingram
                                                        Kiersten Ingram  1 weeks back

                                                        100% support 💜

                                                        • Cailin Kainz
                                                          Cailin Kainz  1 weeks back

                                                          I was sad when I watched this video yesterday

                                                          • Max Brown
                                                            Max Brown  1 weeks back

                                                            shane is like the Oprah of ytube oprah made dr phile so no lol

                                                            • Sisterrrdolan
                                                              Sisterrrdolan  1 weeks back

                                                              Finally the first channel that didn’t say “the Dolan twins are quitting YouTube”

                                                              • Brooke Beld
                                                                Brooke Beld  7 days back

                                                                I know right everyone is saying that they r quitting YouTube like no try again they r not

                                                              • Sisterrrdolan
                                                                Sisterrrdolan  1 weeks back

                                                                my wig ??????

                                                              • River Styx
                                                                River Styx  1 weeks back

                                                                Honestly, it's so refreshing to see a channel that ACTUALLY got the point of the Dolan Twins video with Shane.

                                                              • my wig
                                                                my wig  1 weeks back

                                                                Omg it’s you again

                                                              • Samara Ahmed
                                                                Samara Ahmed  1 weeks back

                                                                @Kayla S Long they aren't quitting they are just not going to upload weekly for various reasons like their mental health etc and they are doing some other their vid if you want to know more....But this matter is big as they have been uploading weekly for 5 years!

                                                            • Rebwizzle
                                                              Rebwizzle  1 weeks back

                                                              They rightfully deserve this

                                                            • Aj Hoyles
                                                              Aj Hoyles  1 weeks back

                                                              It doesn’t matter if they don’t post anymore or every Tuesday non of that matters what matters are the boys and them being happy 😊

                                                              • Lord Tajtus Abrasax
                                                                Lord Tajtus Abrasax  1 weeks back


                                                                • Tusha Devi
                                                                  Tusha Devi  1 weeks back

                                                                  OMG am sad please don't leave I love u guys n ur videos

                                                                  • Samara Ahmed
                                                                    Samara Ahmed  1 weeks back

                                                                    Hey sweetie,i love them too,Ik it's sad,i actually cried a lot but their happiness matters the most so we should support them❤

                                                                • Ashley J
                                                                  Ashley J  1 weeks back

                                                                  After this video I’m actually very excited for the next video the twins posts, as a fan I can wait to see what is next for the Twins . Love and proud of them both so much. 💕

                                                                  • RIN JIN
                                                                    RIN JIN  1 weeks back

                                                                    I just love them.... No matter what they do or dont

                                                                    • Vivianna Lancaster
                                                                      Vivianna Lancaster  1 weeks back

                                                                      First world problems whoa

                                                                      • Mayfia
                                                                        Mayfia  1 weeks back

                                                                        everybody deals with their own problems.

                                                                    • Melissa Lynn
                                                                      Melissa Lynn  1 weeks back

                                                                      Can't wait to see what they do next. It was so heartbreaking to hear their story

                                                                      • Wolf_feels
                                                                        Wolf_feels  1 weeks back

                                                                        People who are sad About this need to get a fucking life go live jeez they will continue making stupid videos just not every week

                                                                        • Mohammed Moutia
                                                                          Mohammed Moutia  1 weeks back

                                                                          Beautifull Susan Mourad.

                                                                          • ariana grande for life
                                                                            ariana grande for life  1 weeks back


                                                                            Me - 2019

                                                                            • MayaDolanz 1612
                                                                              MayaDolanz 1612  1 weeks back

                                                                              ariana grande for life what up with these me 2019 comments

                                                                          • Helton Alvarez
                                                                            Helton Alvarez  1 weeks back

                                                                            This is really sad, I just start to wacth them and I love them.

                                                                            • GaminG Freak
                                                                              GaminG Freak  1 weeks back

                                                                              Love your videos