LOS ANGELES — Toby “Tobuscus” Turner, prominent YouTube star and a pioneer of the medium, has been accused of sexual assault and other abuses by his former girlfriend April Fletcher, allegations he strongly denied in a video post Monday.

“I want to be crystal clear: I’ve never done anything without her consent,” he said in the video (above). “I’ve never tried to trick her into anything.”

The digital influencer, who has amassed about 15 million subscribers across his three channels, is known for his sketches, songs and gaming videos. He was one of the original YouTubers to rise to fame within the platform and remains one of its top performers. He currently has a three-book deal and YouTube Red series in the works. Read more…

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YouTube star Tobuscus accused of sexual assault, calls allegations ‘false’