'Superwoman' YouTuber Lilly Singh is taking a break from the platform

Our online culture panel discusses news that Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh, known online as "Superwoman," is stepping away from the platform indefinitely.
Lilly Singh poses for photographs on the red carpet during the Much Music Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday, June 19, 2016. YouTube mega-star Singh didn't want to pen just any old self-help book - she wanted her advice to rock the shelves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press)

Every week, q's online culture panel gets together to bring you up to speed on the big headlines taking over the internet right now. Today, Buzzfeed's Elamin Abdelmahmoud and The New York Times' Amanda Hess, join Tom Power to talk about Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh, known online as "Superwoman," as she announced yesterday that she'll be stepping away from the video platform indefinitely. 

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