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YouTuber Alfie Deyes dragged for this pic of him posing on Brighton AIDS memorial

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YouTuber Alfie Deyes has been criticized for sharing a photo of himself sitting on an a monument to AIDS victims in Brighton.

The social media star shared the picture while in the seaside city for Pride over the weekend.

Zoella‘s boyfriend shared the image along with the caption ”#LOVEISLOVE’.

‘It’s not a perch’

Taking to Twitter to call out the star, one user said: ‘So for anyone not local to brighton.

‘unless i’m mistaken, that’s the fucking Aids memorial statue. that’s where we gathered as a community after pulse to mourn the lost, where we meet every year for world aids day.’

They furthermore added: It’s not a perch, it’s where we leave candles and messages.’

Gay Star News has approached a representative for Alfie, who lives in Brighton, for comment.

‘I find it funny when gay men spit’

Last year, Alfie’s girlfriend Zoella was criticized when past homophobic tweets of hers resurfaced.

She said in 2010: ‘I find it funny when gay men spit… it’s like they’re trying to be a bit macho but never works.’

‘She also replied to a tweet in 2011 to fellow beauty vlogger Tanya Burr. She wrote: ‘Are they honestly letting a tranny in a policeman hat speak to them like that? How odd! Haha.’

Apologizing for her remarks, she furthermore added: ‘I’m only human!’

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