I’d never heard of Carlos Maza until this month, when the Vox producer made a compilation of the homophobic, racist ranting of popular YouTuber Steven Crowder.

Crowder, a right-wing pundit whose YouTube channel has 3.8-million subscribers, has attacked Maza repeatedly, calling him an "anchor baby, a lispy queer, [and] a Mexican".

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, Morningstar financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.