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Dakotaz reports teammate after sick joke about shooting up a school

Published: 27/Jun/2019 10:43 Updated: 27/Jun/2019 11:19

by Calum Patterson

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Popular Twitch streamer Brett ‘Dakotaz‘ Hoffman was forced to report a random teammate in Fortnite to Epic Games and authorities, after the player made ‘jokes’ alluding to committing a school shooting.

Playing with random teammates in Fortnite can be a risky business, and even more so for streamers, with trolls always ready to say something out of line.

Many streamers have had the misfortune of random teammates making racist or sexist remarks, even joking about rape – but Dakotaz’ encountered an even more sinister troll during his June 26 broadcast.

The player in question was explaining to Hoffman that he experienced bullying in school, although it was difficult to determine if he was being sincere.

After Dakotaz expressed that he “was sorry to hear that”, the player responded “I’ll get through it, either that or I am going to go there and ‘double pump’ them” – referring to the ‘pump’ shotgun in Fortnite.

Replying “I don’t like that kind of talk”, Dakotaz quickly mutes the player, before expressing concern to his viewers.

After his initial shock, the streamer decided that it would be best to just report the player, first to developer Epic Games, and later says he will also report them to ‘authorities.’

“I’m actually reporting your name to people right now, because that’s actually criminal to say,” Dakotaz explains, with the random player simply responding, “that’s ok”.

Having reported the player to Epic, Hoffman confirms that he will also report it to authorities: “This is no joking matter. He’s going to learn [that you can’t say things like that].”

Although it’s likely the player was only making the comments in an attempt to be edgy, Dakotaz was clearly not amused, and took the opportunity to make sure none of his viewers thought such jokes were ‘funny’ either.

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Julez Smith confirms breakup with former Disney actress Skai Jackson

Published: 17/Jan/2021 21:07

by Charlotte Colombo

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Beyonce’s nephew (Solange’s son) Julez Smith, has seemingly confirmed in an Instagram Q&A that he and former Disney star Skai Jackson have broken up after text messages showing Smith talking about his relationship with Jackson went viral on social media.

In a series of screenshots from a group chat leaked to social media, Smith, 16, can be seen talking to his friends about his relationship with Jackson, 18.

The two-year age-gap between the pair seemed to trouble some of his friends, with one of them saying: “Isn’t she two years older than you?” When Smith responded that “age doesn’t matter,” his friend retorted “it does for me.”

These screenshots also caused speculation as to the reason the “complicated” relationship ended, with Smith appearing to confirm that Jackson cheated on him. Claiming that he “made sure to ruin her life,” Smith boasted that he “f****d her good, got her addicted then left.”

As these text messages circulated online, fans on Twitter also uncovered an old romantic selfie of the pair, which appeared to confirm that there was indeed a relationship between the two.

Behind Jackson and Smith is a poster of the Disney Channel show Jessie, which Jackson had a starring role in between 2011 and 2016.

However, Smith has made it clear that their break up was not on good terms. When asked in an Instagram Q&A if him and Jackson were still friends following their split, he responded by saying: “f**k no.”

Julez Smith is the son of Solange Knowles, who is a recording artist and pop star Beyonce’s sister. His father is Knowles’ ex-husband Daniel Smith, whom she married at 17 before divorcing him three years later.

Although Smith has spoken out about his relationship to fans on Instagram, Jackson is yet to comment publicly on claims the two were in a relationship. However, fans did notice that Jackson has turned off her Instagram comments.