Ethan and Grayson Dolan, who you understand from YouTube as Dolan Twins, are taking a step again from their artistic YouTube endeavors. The brothers announced their break late on Tuesday night, posting a brief video to their account titled “Bye For Now.”
Within the video, Grayson explains what’s on the root of their determination to take an extended break. “Ethan and I have felt very stuck, creatively, lately,” he begins. Ethan picks up that thread, stating, “There’s a couple things that we need to take care of in our lives beyond YouTube in order to kind of free ourselves from this sticky situation.”
Grayson continues, “When Ethan and I started YouTube, it was all for fun. We made no money, we had no job, and we were just doing YouTube and making videos for our self-enjoyment.” Ethan chimes in, saying, “Since then, we’ve been running away from the fact that YouTube is kind of becoming a job and losing its spark for us. Creating videos and everything, it just doesn’t have its magic like it used to.”
The brothers go on to clarify that, primarily, they’re uncertain about what they’re enthusiastic about, that recently its been robust to create movies on issues they’re actually into and as a substitute, it seems like they have been making an attempt to create materials that the followers would recognize. This, they are saying, is what’s led to them making the choice to take a step again, take a break, and check out to determine what they actually wish to do. And whereas Ethan and Grayson do not say how lengthy their break goes to final, it seems like they wish to take some house to finally return to creating movies centered on content material that they love — which is totally comprehensible.
Fortunately, followers of the brothers have been nothing however supportive on Twitter. Shortly after the video went up, Grayson tweeted out “Thank you all for understanding,” which appeared to set off a flurry of feedback from followers that each one appear to be optimistic and sort. Feedback vary from exhibiting tons of affection to expressing assist for the blokes taking time to deal with their psychological well being. Better of all, these feedback from followers point out that it doesn’t matter what the Dolan twins resolve to do subsequent, they will nonetheless have their followers cheering them on from the sidelines.