On June 20, the popular streamer of destin Not me ‘SayNoToRage‘was accused by several women of having committed a series of sexual harassment. Their accusations claimed that the partner of Tic he had repeatedly “cornered” women and lobbied “for sex” at annual gaming events.
Over the weekend, more women presented their stories. Some were related to SayNoToRage. Others were new allegations, directed among others to YouTuber Tom ‘ProSyndicate’ Casell and CSGO player Henry ‘HenryG’ Greer, among others. Twitch released an official statement on June 21, responding to the multitude of accusations that surfaced on social media over the weekend.
The platform claimed to have taken all recent accusations “extremely seriously”. The site also confirmed that it had opened investigations into the accounts of the accused streamers and added that “they will work with law enforcement.” ” We are grateful for the courage shown by those who have come forward to talk about their experiences and pledge to work to make the streaming community a safer place for everyone.“Concluded the press release.
Twitch has been the target of its official statement since its publication. According to streamer YourStarling, who responded to the Twitter post, Twitch CEO Emmett Shear has been made aware of “partners who use their platforms to abuse women,” with his “case” as an example. The streamer said Shear’s response was, “ Wow, things that are going on our platform can’t really be commented on“YourStarling added that the meeting was ‘taped’ but had no recordings at hand.
– Twitch (@Twitch) 22 juin 2020
This was a recorded meeting ONE YEAR AGO. He KNEW there was a domestic violence issue on Twitch. He received information about partners who were activating their platforms. He didn’t follow up, he didn’t respond. This is the Twitch culture. Sweep the ugly stuff under the rug for profit.
-? Starling? (@YourStarling) June 22, 2020
Some of the personalities accused of gaming have given public responses. SayNoToRage made a later deleted video that attributed its actions to her troubled past, but admitted it was deleted due to the “insincere” sound.
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Source : Reddit