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Invadervie under fire for shaming “cheapskate” viewers for not subbing

Published: 18/Apr/2020 19:27

by Virginia Glaze


Twitch streamer “Invadervie” is coming under fire after shaming unsubscribed viewers for not supporting her channel monetarily — in spite of current global events that have caused many to lose their jobs, entirely.

Like many live streaming platforms, Twitch allows viewers a myriad of ways to support their favorite content creators, by directly donating, subscribing, and even gifting subscriptions to other users.

However, subscriptions come at a cost, and generally include various tiers, with viewers getting more benefits depending on how much they pay.

Invadervie, Instagram
Twitch streamer “Invadervie” hit out at unsubscribed viewers – leading to mass backlash against the broadcaster from her chat.

Streamer “Invadervie” spoke out on the issue during a broadcast on April 14, where she appeared to shame unsubscribed viewers for not supporting the content they enjoy with a five dollar payment.

“I’m not asking your for a large financial contribution,” she argued. “…it doesn’t matter how broke you are. If you have time to watch Twitch, you have ten dollars, truly. If you don’t have ten dollars, you probably don’t have time to watch Twitch, because you should be working.”

When a viewer explained that they would support Invadervie were they not unemployed, with all their income going towards necessities, the streamer held her ground, arguing that her cost for subscribing was extremely low.

“No one’s gonna convince me that what I’m saying is so rude or so unacceptable or so outrageous,” she continued. “It just simply isn’t. It’s five dollars. It doesn’t cost you that much to sub.”

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A viewer explained that they would subscribe if they weren’t unemployed – drawing no sympathy from Invadervie over the issue.

Unsurprisingly, viewers began hitting back at her insensitive comments — leading the streamer to give a scathing reply that accused them of being perverted “cheapskates” using her content to get off.

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Viewers were quick to clap back at Invadervie’s statement.

“These people in chat who are making these comments do not appear as immature, childish, cheapskates whatsoever,” she said sarcastically. “They’re just sitting here m**turbating as hard a they can, as quietly as they can, ‘cause their parents are in the next room talking about how disappointed they are in them, going like, ‘Why would I ever pay for this when this sl*t gives it away for free?’”

Invadervie isn’t the first streamer to make such comments, either; broadcaster “BadBunny” notoriously came under fire in January, after shaming her viewers for not subscribing in a debacle that quickly went viral across the net.

Despite her audience’s clear distaste for her stance on the subject, it doesn’t look like Invadervie is backing down anytime soon — even in the face of severe global circumstances.


How to watch the TikTok Room Awards: Nominees, results & more

Published: 28/Nov/2020 16:01

by Charlotte Colombo


Popular drama page TikTok Room delighted its 1.8 million followers this week when, on November 25, they announced on their Instagram that they would be hosting their very own awards show!

The post also announced that voting would be on Friday 27 November, with the awards then streaming tonight on Saturday 28 November.

Details surrounding what the award categories were was initially vague, with the account teasing more information throughout the week before opening the polls on Friday for fans to vote for some of their favorite TikTokers in various categories.

Despite the categories remaining unclear prior to voting being open, that didn’t stop some of TikTok’s biggest stars endorsing the awards and encouraging fans to vote for them.

Among other famous faces like Skai Jackson, Nessa Barrett, and Jacob Sartorius, Sway House star Bryce Hall endorsed the awards in a video, joking that he was probably nominated in the “most problematic” category, while Charli D’Amelio, who recently reached 100k followers on the TikTok, told her fans that “there is a special award show on Sunday” and encouraged them all to vote.

Although some fans found that there was difficulty submitting their votes – with TikTok Room explaining in an Instagram post that this was due to heavy traffic on the form- by the time the polls were closed, TikTok Room announced that over 500,000 votes were cast after teasing fans earlier that day with just how close some of the categories were.

What are the categories?

The TikTok Room awards consists of 28 categories in total, and are as follows:

  • Most active with fans
  • Best couple
  • Best makeup
  • Most positive
  • Best style (male)
  • Best style (female)
  • Best ship
  • Best dancer (male)
  • Best dancer (female)
  • Best fandom
  • Funniest TikToker/ collab
  • Best diss track
  • Least problematic (male)
  • Least problematic (female)
  • Best role model
  • Best group/duo
  • Kindest TikToker
  • Best dance creator
  • Best song
  • Most talented musician
  • Most achieved (male)
  • Most achieved (female)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (male)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (female)
  • Best clapbacks/ comebacks
  • Best YouTuber
  • Best hair
  • Best house

The running order of these categories is not yet clear.

When do the TikTok Room awards start?

While the awards themselves start at 8pm Eastern Standard Time, TikTok Room have announced that there will be a pre-show from 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

It isn’t quite certain how exactly the awards will be broadcast, although TikTok Room did confirm to a fan in the comments section that they would be posting the results on their Instagram page throughout the night.

So, to watch the awards, your best bet is to keep an eye on TikTok Room’s Instagram account!