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DrDisrespect banned from Twitch streaming platform

Popular gaming streamer & entertainer DrDisrespect has been permanently banned from Twitch, according to online sources - no specific reason has been given.

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The popular streamer who plays games including Fortnite, Apex Legends, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds & Escape from Tarkov, first gained popularity on the YouTube platform with his gaming content.

DrDisrespect, who's real name is Herschel Beahm has been involved in a number of controversies over the years arising from his gaming videos & streams - including musician Jimmy Wong highlighting multiple examples of DrDisrespect's use of a Chinese-accent. DrDisrespect was also previously suspended from Twitch in June last year while broadcasting a stream live & entering a public restroom (while still streaming) at the E3 Expo which violated both Twitch's Privacy rules and also California privacy laws. In regards to the most recent ban, Twitch's official statement was "As is our process, we take appropriate action when we have evidence that a streamer has acted in violation of our Community Guidelines or Terms of Service. These apply to all streamers regardless of status or prominence in the community". No specific details have been released on the matter as of yet.

Refund from DrDisrespect banned from Twitch

Users who subscribed to DrDisrespect are being offered refunds.

DrDisrespect has since posted on Twitter about the ban.

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