Disney, Nestle and Fortnite Publisher Pull YouTube Ads Following Child Predator Controversy

The spots appeared on videos that serve as a hub for pedophiles

Epic Games said it is pausing advertising and reaching out to Google. Getty Images

Epic Games, the company behind the hit online game Fortnite, is suspending all of its pre-roll YouTube advertising after a report found that the brand was appearing on children’s videos that serve as an online hub for pedophiles.

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