Michael Martin and his wife Heather, from Maryland, USA, were both handed five years probation for posting clips showing two of their boys being mistreated.

His YouTube channel DaddyOFive featured videos showing him encouraging the children to slap each other across the face while other clips featured the young lads appearing emotionally distressed.

But after all the footage from the controversial account was removed, Mr Martin has continued to post videos showing off his unconventional parenting style on another portal titled FamilyOFive.

One of the latest clips shows the father wielding a baseball bat while threatening to smash one of the boy’s laptops.

Other videos show him chasing his wife with a dead mouse while another features one of the children being hit in the groin with a football.

FamilyOFive has over 287,000 subscribers and its content has been viewed nearly 35 million times.

Last year, the Mr Martin and his wife posted an apology video in which they admitted they had made poor parenting decisions while filming their prank clips.

They said:  “What started out as family fun and entertainment took on a life of its own.

“Before we knew it, we were caught-up in our family's popularity which led to some poor decisions.

“Upon reflection, we realise there were mistakes made that caused our family some pain.

“We offer our most humble and sincere apology to those we negatively impacted and offended, particularly our wonderful children. Our children are safe.

“Off camera and out of character, they are normal, happy kids who play sports and love being with their family and friends.”


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