Steven Crowder suspended from YouTube for letting Alex Jones guest host

Right-wing YouTuber Steven Crowder is – once again – just a single strike away from permanently losing his channel and it’s more than 5.6 million subscribers.What did Crowder do this time? He let Alex Jones, who is permanently banned from YouTube, guest host his show.”We issued a strike to the StevenCrowder and CrowderBits channels for violating our Terms of Service, which prohibit content created or hosted by creators who have been terminated,” a YouTube spokesperson said in a statement provided to Mashable. “In accordance with our three-strikes system, these channels are suspended from uploading content to YouTube for two weeks.” SEE ALSO: Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents On Monday, Jones, the conspiracy theorist best-known for spreading falsehoods about the Sandy Hook shooting appeared on Crowder’s YouTube show, “Louder with Crowder,” to fill-in for Crowder who did not appear on the program. YouTube’s policies explicitly say that banned creators are not allowed to appear “repeatedly or prominently” on other creators’ YouTube channels as this is viewed by the company as attempting to circumvent the ban. A YouTube representative confirmed to Mashable that “guest-hosting on another channel” qualifies as a violation. Alex Jones was officially banned from YouTube in August 2018 after uploading a series of videos that violated YouTube’s content policies.As Media Matters for America points out, Gerald Morgan, who is Crowder’s co-host, and the CEO of “Louder with Crowder,” was clearly aware of YouTube’s policy regarding banned creators as Morgan repeatedly…Steven Crowder suspended from YouTube for letting Alex Jones guest host