Streamer Dr Disrespect has been permanently banned on Twitch.
As of this writing, it is unclear why Dr. Disrespect has been removed from the streaming platform, and neither Twitch nor Dr. Disrespect, whose real name is Guy Beahm, have responded to requests for clarification.
“As is our process, we take appropriate action when we have evidence that a transmitter has acted in violation of our Community Guidelines or Terms of Service,” said a representative for Twitch. Polygon. “This applies to all streamers, regardless of status or importance in the community.”
However, Twitch would not rely on the guidelines Beahm has violated, but sources According to reports, near the situation have quelled speculation that the action occurred as a result of the DMCA takedowns.
Before his removal, Dr. Disrespect had more than four million followers on the streaming platform, as well as an exclusive contract with Twitch. You have yet to formally comment on the decision on any of your social media channels.
Beahm is no stranger to controversy, of course. As Ford recently summed up, during E3 2019, Beahm had a cameraman follow her, broadcasting her experience live. She followed him into the men’s restrooms. at the event while it is still broadcasting, which is against convention rules. He was subsequently suspended from Twitch and his E3 badge was revoked. , but two weeks later, his Twitch channel was restored.
In August of last year, Musician Jimmy Wong called Dr. DisRespect for being overtly racist in the mainstream and doing caricatures of Chinese accents.
As Ford adds, “The man behind the mask rarely, if ever, shows his true face. He is often spoken of thanks to being the subject of much controversy.”
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