British YouTube star Calum McSwiggan pleads guilty in vandalism case

YouTube personality Calum McSwiggan has pleaded guilty to felony vandalism in an incident in which he claimed he was the victim of a hate crime.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Calum pleaded guilty and was sentenced to three years of supervised probation and 52 anger management sessions.

Calum McSwiggan
Calum McSwiggan (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dep)

The British star was charged with vandalising a car belonging to a man who he had an altercation with outside a West Hollywood gay club in late June, then falsely claiming he was beaten by the man and his friends.

The 26-year-old claimed in an Instagram post that the men broke his teeth. Authorities said Calum was seen hitting himself with a jail payphone.

Screen grabbed image taken from the Instagram feed of British YouTube personality Calum McSwiggan, who has been charged with filing a false police report after he claimed he was assaulted near a gay club in West Hollywood.

A phone message left for his lawyer was not immediately returned.

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