The mother of 15-year-old YouTube star Piper Rockelle is facing allegations that she psychologically and physically abused children, including groping their buttocks and even mailing her daughter’s underwear to a male fan to “sniff” her.
in complaint In January 2022, 11 teens from “Piper Squad” said Tiffany Smith, 41, would inflict harassing and prod minors into doing everything from attempting oral sex to wearing revealing clothing to highlight their “bulges.”
Smith, who allegedly bragged that she was “making child porn,” encouraged minors to be “sexy” and subdued them The complaint stated “harassment, harassment and abuse”.
Sawyer Sharbino, Donald Dugger, Corinne Joy, Connor Cain, Simon Harrison, Aiden Mikus, Hayden Haas, Walker Bryant, Sofia Fergie, Claire Roxsmith, and Reese Roxsmithking for $2 million from Smith and boyfriend Hunter Hill.
Rockelle has over 10 million subscribers on YouTube and some outlets Reportedly, her net worth is somewhere in the range of $3 million.
Tiffany Smith, mother of YouTube star Piper Rockell, 15, is facing allegations that she physically and emotionally abused her children, including groping their buttocks and even mailing her daughter’s underwear to a male fan.
In a complaint filed in January 2022, 11 teens from the “Piper Squad” said Tiffany Smith, 41, would knowingly cause annoyance to the group while producing content for Piper’s YouTube account.
Rockelle in front of her home in Los Angeles, California in a video from January 2021
According to the accusers, Smith was knowingly exploiting children on her daughter’s YouTube page and making increasingly disturbing comments to them.
In the nearly 150-page complaint, the group of teens and children described the alleged abuse they suffered at the hands of Smith.
The group has described the stage mom on YouTube as a “spirited control freak” and says she often made uncomfortable comments about her and her private parts.
Smith allegedly asked Haas if his “balls were down yet” and “How long (referring to his penis)?”
They say she would make obscene and graphic remarks about genitalia, and encouraged them to be “sexy” and “sexually aggressive”.
A video was posted to Rockelle’s Youtube Page two years ago features eight teens in a “Finally Stop Kissing” game where the winners are offered $10,000. This video currently has 10 million views.
The mother also allegedly told Fergie repeatedly that she “didn’t have boobs” and that they were “too flat”.
Smith is also accused of touching children on their legs, groin and buttocks.
One of the eleven accusers also alleges that Smith sent her teenage daughter’s “dirty bras and panties” to an unknown man and said “Older people love to smell these things.
She allegedly told young boys to take off their shirts and said “sell sex” while asking one of the girls if she “knows what a dildo is”.
Some of the plaintiffs also allege in their complaint that they were not paid for appearing on her page and while promoting Rockelle’s content.
According to the group, Smith will be exploiting children on her daughter’s YouTube
Hayden Haas (left) and Aiden Mikus (right) are both former members of Piper
Corinne Joy (left) and Connor Cain, two of the other plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Smith
Simon Harrison (left) and Donald Dugger (right) are both involved in the lawsuit against Smith
Walker Bryant (left) and Sophia Fergie (right), both plaintiffs in the case
Both Reese and Claire Roquesmith are involved in the lawsuit and are cousins to Roquel
Sawyer Sharbino is one of 11 minors plaintiffs in the lawsuit
Eliana Walmsley, Claire Rock Smith, Emily Dobson, Piper Rockell, Simon Harrison, Liv Cameron, Hayden Haas, Sawyer Sharbino, Aiden Mikus, Jenzen Ramirez and Connor Cain during a charity event in 2020. Rock Smith, Harrison, Haas, Sharbino, Mikus, and Cain are included in the lawsuit against Roquel’s mother
The group describes a stage mom on YouTube (right) as a “spirited control freak” and says she often made uncomfortable comments about the children
Roquel, shown here, is only 15 years old. The group says her mother would make obscene and graphic remarks about her genitals, and encouraged her to be “sexy” and “sexually aggressive.”
Ashley Ann Roquel Smith, whose daughters Claire and Rhys are claimants and cousins with Roquel, said she wants her kids to feel “at peace” again.
“I just want the peace back with my kids,” Rock Smith said in an interview. NBC.
The mother also said she wanted action on YouTube’s policies regarding children and their accounts.
“I want all predators who harm young children to be brought to justice,” said Rock Smith. “I also hope that we will move the needle on these platforms that allow this.”
“As kids, they just didn’t get it, and sometimes it just goes in over their heads,” Stevie Arico, Corinne’s mom, told NBC.
“But now they’re older and starting to understand the trauma it caused, the things that were said to them, these false rumblings,” Ariko said.
The lawsuit specifically cites Hill, a friend of Rockelle’s, as manager and editor of Rockelle’s YouTube account.
YouTube states that it cannot be held responsible for the conduct of content creators.
“We all love YouTube and it’s a great place, but when someone is using it as a business and getting other kids into it, those people have to hold to a certain standard,” Ariko told NBC News.
Some outlets report that Rockelle’s net worth is $3 million
The group claims they were asked to have romantic relationships and “crush on” other members of the “squad” despite them all being underage.
Rockelle’s Youtube page has more than 10 million followers
“We want there to be protection for children,” Ariko said.
DailyMail.com has reached out to YouTube for comment on the ongoing lawsuit, but did not receive a response at the time of publication.
Smith sued in July for $30 million and alleged that the plaintiffs’ mothers made up the allegations to blackmail her.
The lawsuit was later dropped and lawyers representing the plaintiffs called the lawsuit “baseless”.
In 2022, YouTube demonetizes Rockelle’s channel after an Insider reaches out to a request regarding the ongoing lawsuit. A change in status will make the page ineligible for ad revenue.
Rockell is still making money with merchandise and her current US tour.
Prior to the demonetisation, it was not known how far the teen was making her videos. However, some YouTube creators can make upwards of $25,000 per million views, according to a recent post. a report.