Lifestyle Health Jake Paul Receives Backlash for Massive House Party amid Renewed COVID-19 Restrictions in California Video from the event shows dozens of unmasked partygoers in close proximity to one another and failing to practice social distancing By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 16, 2020 01:09 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Joe Scarnici/Getty Jake Paul is once again finding himself in hot water. The YouTube star, 23, has come under fire for hosting a massive party at his California mansion on Saturday, despite renewed COVID-19 restrictions in the state. Video of the event, which has since surfaced on social media and was later obtained by FOX 11, shows dozens of unmasked partygoers in close proximity to one another and failing to practice social distancing. With various shots of guests crowded around a living room, on a staircase, and sitting around a television, the footage also features partygoers playing beer pong outside with another angle showing a group of girls dangling from the arm of a yellow excavator. California Governor Orders Second Shutdown of Restaurants and Indoor Businesses amid COVID-19 ?s=20 Calabasas mayor Alicia Weintraub condemned Paul's actions, telling FOX 11 that she was "outraged" and that her office received several complaints about the party. "It wasn’t just myself who was outraged, it was everyone who saw the video," she said. "They’re having this large party, no social distancing, no masks, it’s just a big huge disregard for everything that everybody is trying to do to get things back to functioning,” Weintraub added. "It’s really just a party acting like COVID does not exist, it’s acting that businesses aren’t closed ... We all have to do our part." A rep for Paul did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment, but the star retweeted a message about the party from fellow YouTuber Tyler Oakley that read "f--- you, @jakepaul." In response to the party, Weintraub shared that she is working with the Lost Hills Sheriff’s station to make sure that there will be a zero-tolerance policy on house parties in the area for anyone who violates health orders, with no more warnings. "No gatherings will be tolerated like this," she shared. "Something like this will not happen again." YouTuber Jake Paul Hosts Party Where Multiple Guests Were Allegedly 'Drugged,' a Mother Claims Jake Paul. Leon Bennett/Getty Paul, who is no stranger to controversy, previously made other headlines back in May after he participated in the protests erupting across the United States over the killing of George Floyd. Paul documented the demonstration on his Instagram Story, claiming that he had been tear-gassed and that his eyes were "bleeding," but he was later identified in a separate video watching looters vandalizing a P.F. Chang's restaurant at the Fashion Square mall in Scottsdale, Arizona. RELATED VIDEO: Fight Breaks Out at Tana Mongeau and Jake Paul’s Wedding in Vegas The social media star was not seen causing any damage in the video, however many people on Twitter called him out before he released a statement in response to the backlash. "To be absolutely clear, neither I nor anyone in our group was engaged in any looting or vandalism," he shared in a previous social media post. "For context, we spent the day doing our part to peaceful protest one of the most horrific injustices our country has ever seen, which led to us being tear-gassed for filming the events and brutality that were unfolding in Arizona." As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from CDC, WHO, and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.