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Dr Disrespect takes shots at Twitch in response to NBA 2K League scuffle

Published: 13/Apr/2019 1:01 Updated: 13/Apr/2019 1:03

by Virginia Glaze

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Dr Disrespect might be one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, but he’s not one to shy away from criticizing the platform, as seen during his hilarious reaction to a scuffle during the NBA 2K League.

Two players for the NBA 2K League got involved in an on-stage brawl, after Celtics’ player Albano ‘oFAB’ Thomallari shoved Talon’s Randolph ‘Rando’ Moreno as their teams were exchanging handshakes on April 10.

Dr Disrespect played a clip of the kerfuffle on his stream, giving a humorous response to the matter that had him jokingly taking shots at Twitch in the process.

“Throwing shade” toward Twitch

“Who’s the stupid director cutting it off, huh?” the Doc bellowed. “…he probably works at Twitch, ‘cause you know, they don’t like controversy, they like very normal… he probably went like, ‘No! Hit the intermission screen!’”

The two-time went on to note how quickly the camera cut away from the fight, and even watched the initial shove several more times for good measure, giving a sly grin in amusement.

Fights, fines, and suspensions

The scuffle resulted in fines and suspensions for three players involved in the brawl, with both Celtics’ Crossover point guard Albano ‘oFAB’ Thomallari and small forward Ahmed “Mel East” Kasana fined $500 a piece.

Additionally, Thomallari was suspended for one game, as well as Hawks Talon forward Connor “Dat Boy Shotz” – meaning that Shotz will miss the Talon’s matchup against Jazz Gaming on April 19.

The NBA 2K League announced punishments for the players involved in the brawl on April 12, resulting in fines and suspensions for three athletes.

Bad for publicity?

While the players themselves have been largely quiet about the matter via their social media accounts, many fans noted that the clip could provide the League with a good bit of publicity – something that the Doc noted during his good-humored rant on the topic.

“This is the most action you’ve ever gotten for your League and for your channel!” Dr Disrespect joked of the situation.

As if the rumble itself wasn’t shocking enough, the brawl occurred during the Hawk’s first match of the NBA 2K League, kicking off their competitive season with a spicy start that left the esports scene reeling.

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AriaSaki explains how Disguised Toast helped her out of a “dark place”

Published: 26/Nov/2020 16:12

by Alice Hearing

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Twitch streamer AriaSaki has revealed DisguisedToast helped her when she was “In a very dark place,” in a heartbreaking tweet on his birthday.

Aria is a Twitch streamer and cosplayer known for playing League of Legends. Aria is close friends with Jeremy “DisguisedToast” Wang, a hugely popular Canadian streamer, YouTuber, and Internet personality of OfflineTV.

Aria shocked fans on November 25, tweeting: “A month ago I was in a very dark place and planned to end it all. Toast reached out to me, talked to me till 6 AM to make sure I was ok.

“[Toast] invited me to OTV for healing and ultimately saved ‘AriaSaki’. You have him to thank for me being here today. HBD Toast.”

Fans left an outpouring of support in response to Aria’s tweet. One person said they were astounded by DisguisedToast’s kindness, writing “stop I’m gonna cry this is so cute toast is such a good guy & I’m glad you’re okay aria!”

The tweet itself has gone viral, amassing more than 170,000 likes and attracting the attention of several other influencers all expressing their concern and expressing their thanks to DisguisedToast.

Fellow streamer Renniesaurus responded, writing “Aria, I’m so glad that Toast was able to help you… I’m happy to have been able to meet you and call me your friend.”

Thankfully, it seems that Aria is now happier, and Disguised Toast has a new level of respect from his fans.