While she received a mostly lackluster response from the people of TikTok, Olivia decided to move forward anyway in an effort to return to doing something that brings her "genuine joy."
Olivia, who has not been active on YouTube since 2019, decided to make her comeback with a daily vlog to give viewers a look into what her life is like post–college scandal.
In the video's intro, Olivia subtly made it clear that she's on good terms with both of her parents, sharing old home videos that featured both Lori and Mossimo Giannulli long before their jail sentencing.
And before getting into anything else, Olivia addressed the major elephant in the room by suggesting that viewers who had any questions about her past watch her Red Table Talk episode where she "disclosed what she thought she needed to say."
In an editor's note, Olivia added that she didn't want to "dismiss" anything by not having a full conversation in her vlog, and understands that her name is not cleared and she can't change the past, but she can "change what I do and how I act going forward."
Olivia also shared a disclaimer that going forward, a percentage of her AdSense revenue from all of her videos would be donated to charity:
And then...she basically started vlogging as if nothing had changed!
She noted that she was nervous about vlogging during quarantine because she "never leaves [her] house," but admitted that most of her old videos "used to just be at home doing nothing really anyway." Here's a prime example:
Olivia, who now appears to be living by herself in an apartment somewhere in LA, made sure she introduced viewers to her new puppy...because who doesn't love puppies?
She also shared how she's taking care of her mental health by cutting out social media in the morning and starting each day with journaling and affirmations:
And I won't even bother you with the rest of the vlog because it's pretty mundane, like feeding her dog, going to the gym, editing a video, eating lunch, and making some dinner. So basically what I did today.