Myth has become known as one of the most entertaining streamers on Twitch since he blew up as one of Team SoloMid’s first professional Fortnite players, but he’s revealed that he used to have trouble with bullies in school – and how he dealt with them.
Ali ‘Myth’ Kabbani was once considered one of the best Fortnite players in the world, revolutionizing the way players approached building in the game whilst remaining a beacon of pure entertainment to his viewers.
Although he might not be atop the competitive Fortnite totem pole anymore, Myth is still a hugely popular streamer and continues to grind the battle royale title that made him so popular. But he might not have always been that popular.
In a live stream on October 17, Myth was discussing bullying with his viewers when he said that he faced some bullies in middle school, but had come up with a unique way of dealing with them when they targeted him.
“I just went along with what the bullies wanted,” he said. “I didn’t do it, but I would say that I would do it. They always said ‘suck my…’, and I’d be like ‘Let’s go! Your boys want in aswell? I’m down!’”
Myth went on to explain that it works, because “most of these alpha bullies, they don’t expect that, so they kind of get weirded out. So you completely flip the dynamic of the power move.”
The streamer continued joking with his chat about it but clarified that it was something he did and, after it worked, he went on to get on well with the bullies once they had all grown up a bit in high school.
While it’s worth noting that this may have been Myth’s way of handling things, it’s not for everyone. Myth is definitely just a unique character in himself.