Hamlinz, KEEMSTAR and more defend Dellor after controversial Twitch partnership removal - Dexerto

Hamlinz, KEEMSTAR and more defend Dellor after controversial Twitch partnership removal

Published: 30/Jun/2019 20:07 Updated: 30/Jun/2019 20:25

by Eli Becht


Former Overwatch pro Matthew ‘Dellor’ Vaughan came back from his Twitch ban at the end of May but did so without a sub button, and many other streamers have come to his defense and asked Twitch for clarification.

Dellor was originally suspended indefinitely from Twitch following controversial comments but later had it shortened to 30 days

However, when he came back to streaming, he found out he no longer had a sub button, meaning the number one source of income for him was nowhere to be seen, and he’s been looking for answers ever since.

Dellor - TwitchDellor came under fire for racist and sexist comments.

People are concerned

More than a month later, various personalities are speaking out for him after becoming concerned about his mental health. Dellor has still been streaming on Twitch since his unban, but fans have been noticing that something is off, and it led to TSM member Darryle ‘Hamlinz‘ Hamlin to speak out.

“Hey beautiful people at Twitch is there any way we can get a higher up to contact Dellor or I about his Partnership situation?” he asked. “I’m worried about him mentally and all he wants is clarification.”

In response to Hamlinz’s tweet, several other personalities showed concern for Dellor and wanted Twitch to give some sort of statement about why he no longer has his partnership.

“A simple response to let him know whether or not it’s possible for him to EARN his partnership back would really help his mental state,” said TSM member Maria ‘Chica’ Lopez. “Coming from a friend who is very concerned about his wellbeing. Some clarity would be greatly appreciated.”

“He’s a good kid, just needs some type of communication from the platform,” tweeted Daniel ‘KEEMSTAR’ Keem. So far, Dellor has received a lot of support from fans and friends.

Dellor spoke out

Dellor spoke up about his mental health on Twitter just one week ago, letting viewers know he might be missing a few days of streaming.

“Might take some time off,” he said. “I still have no idea what my future is going to be and I’m going through a lot of shit that makes it really hard to focus on the stream. I don’t really know what I’m doing anymore, sorry guys.”

He continued, saying that he has been going to therapy and received a diagnosis.

“I have gone through a few therapy sessions now and have so far been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety,” Dellor tweeted. “I am going to continue working with my doctor to figure everything out and to make changes. Thanks for the continued support, howards.”

With more than a month passing by without Twitch saying anything, Dellor felt like all hope was lost about an explanation.

However, given the reach Hamlinz’s tweet had, we might end up getting clarification after all. 


Charli D’Amelio defends Addison Rae, tells TikTok haters to “shut up”

Published: 29/Oct/2020 1:01

by Virginia Glaze


TikTok queen Charli D’Amelio has had enough of internet critics, telling trolls to buzz off in a pointed Instagram Live broadcast where she defended names like Addison Rae against body-shaming users.

It’s no secret that the internet can be a brutal place. The advent of social media has allowed people from all over the world to connect with one another, for better or for worse — and not everyone has a positive outlook on life.

From the average Instagram user to social media stars like Addison Rae, it seems that no one is above criticism from internet trolls, causing some users to completely lock down their accounts while others have learned to handle the negativity with a swift block.

Not everyone can drown out the negativity, though, especially if there’s a lot of it, and it seems that Charli D’Amelio has taken notice of quite a few negative comments about her fellow TikTokers.


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“Quite honestly, I know I look good,” Charli said while doing her makeup in an October Instagram Live. “Addison should know she looks good. Maddie should know she looks good. Cynthia should know she looks good. Like, shut up!”

“Keep it to yourself!” she continued.

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all. People say like, such rude things to like, Sissy Sheridan. Sissy is so beautiful. Literally one of the most beautiful girls I know. You’re mad that she doesn’t cuss? How is that affecting you?”

“Even like, Bella Poarch,” the TikTok star added. “She uses the face zoom filter, and she looks good doing it. You guys gave her the likes. Don’t go back on what you said, because she has a lot of followers.”


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It’s no secret that the celebs she mentioned have been getting quite a lot of backlash lately; from Bella Poarch being accused of acting childlike on purpose to trolls body-shaming Addison Rae’s curves, it looks like Charli has simply had enough of the negativity.

She’s not wrong for pointing it out, either. Reports state that the current global health crisis has seen a dramatic rise in cyberbullying, and a quick look at comments on TikTok show that this isn’t a mistruth.

In these times, it’s always good to remember Bill and Ted’s classic saying: “Be excellent to each other.”