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A Series of Sister Scandals Told Through Memes

James Charles, 17, a high school senior from Bethlehem, New York, who lives with his parents and does make up for friends in his spare time (at no charge), but the memes are what make his annoying videos worth it.

Avatar Charles:

Avatar: The Last Airbender, a beloved kids show that many know but not as much as the main character who has an iconic arrow on his forehead and is very pale.

Spider Charles:

Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends is a very old kids show from the early 2000s. One of the characters from the show is a big white spider.

Makeup Tutorials:

What James Charles is most famous for is his makeup tutorials. He has his own line of makeup and likes to use his makeup on some renowned guests.

Hi Sisters Meme:

Just like his makeup, he is well known for one of his most famous catchphrases: “Hi Sisters.”However, unlike his makeup, his catchphrase is what he is known for.

Spooky Charles:

You’ve heard of jump scares in horror movies ,but you haven’t seen a real scare until you see James Charles in a dark room at 3 AM.