Polarising YouTube star Logan Paul has attracted more controversy just weeks after causing outrage with a video of a dead body hanging in a Japanese forest.
Paul, 22, quit YouTube temporarily after garnering world headlines with his infamous 'Suicide Forest' video, which showed him giggling and joking beside the body of a man who had taken his own life.
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Now he has again made light of dead bodies - albeit ones of the rodent kind - by tasering two dead rats on a balcony in his $8.9 million Californian mansion.
In a now-deleted video, Paul claimed the rats had been carried there by his dog - though his assistant later admitted to placing one there - and he pondered aloud how he would get rid of them.
In a shocking move - literally - Paul stands above the rats and yells, "No rat comes into my house without getting tased!" before unleashing 50,000 volts on the deceased animal.
After they're thrown in the bin, Paul then tasers their bodies again.
Earlier in the YouTube clip, Paul had lifted a fish out of a pond in his garden and pretended to give it CPR. While it was already in a weak state, removing it from the water was unlikely to have helped its cause, and it's believed to have died.
Twitter users have been swift to condemn the clip.
In an apology posted to Twitter in the period immediately following his suicide video, Paul said he was "ashamed of myself, I'm disappointed in myself, and I promise to be better".
In an emotional appearance last week on Good Morning America, Paul defended himself to interviewer Michael Strahan.
"It's not like I'm a bad guy. I am a good guy who made a bad decision," he said.
"It's been tough because, ironically, I'm being told to commit suicide myself. Millions of people literally telling me they hate me, to go die in a fire. The most horrible, horrific things."
Logan Paul and his contentious brother Jake have recently challenged to a boxing fight by British YouTuber KSI, which they have since responded to by offering up their father as an opponent.