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DrDisrespect speaks out about Twitch ban

We reported last week about popular streamer DrDisrespect being banned from the Twitch platform.

The streamer finally responded on Twitter, however there are still many questions...

Image of DrDisrespect who was banned from Twitch

We heard last week about the gaming streamer being permanently banned from the Twitch platform with the only statement from Twitch being: "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", which left gamers & fans desperate to know why the streamer was banned from the Twitch platform.

Posting on his own Twitter, DrDisrespect tweeted "Champions Club, Twitch has not notified me on the specific reason behind their decision... Firm handshakes to all for the support during this difficult time." which has left his viewers and fans no wiser to why he was banned.

Over recent weeks & months we've seen various game developers, streamers & popular eSports players come under the spotlight with accounts even being suspended, after accusations were made pointing to sexual harrassment & inequality in the gaming & streaming industry.

Various gaming industry figures have spoken out on DrDisrespect's ban, mostly just speculating however some have claimed that information is from "credible sources", but with very little information shared so far, we can't determine any facts. Last month Twitch did announce that it "will begin issuing permanent suspensions" following "recent allegations of sexual abuse and harassment involving Twitch streamers" - which may be the reason behind the DrDisrespect's ban however we can't confirm this and without official statement can only speculate.

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