No joke. The dude got demotivated because they made him turn face. Poor guy, right? How dare they test his versatility!
(which turned out to be non-existent)
Speaking of non-existent, there's this friend of mine and I'm pretty sure her brain is close to it. After listening to her honestly being convinced that she's a YouTube expert because she got 12,000 views on one of her videos, I just had to laugh.