PewDiePie lashes out at YouTuber JustDestiny for using underage girls in thumbnails - Dexerto
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PewDiePie lashes out at YouTuber JustDestiny for using underage girls in thumbnails

Published: 12/Feb/2019 20:50 Updated: 20/May/2020 9:48

by Virginia Glaze

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YouTube king Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is taking issue with fellow YouTuber ‘JustDestiny,’ who faces mass criticism for using suggestive photos of underage girls in the thumbnails of his videos.

PewDiePie called out the YouTuber in an episode of ‘Pew News’ on February 12, where he claimed that viewers were right to criticize the thumbnails due to their morally questionable content.

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“Most people are criticizing you for using really, really young girls in a sexual manner as a thumbnail,” Pewds said of the issue. “…to use underage girls is very questionable. It’s kind of a gross thing to do.”

Pewds likewise noted that JustDestiny claimed the video of a 15-year-old creator by the name of ‘LtCobra’ for criticizing his thumbnails – and even went on to file a lawsuit against the teen.

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The alleged lawsuit was later speculated to be false, as no record of attorneys listed on the suit could be found on the New York bar, according to investigations by Drama Alert host ‘KEEMSTAR.’

“He’s basically using fake threats and scare tactics to get this kid to shut up from criticizing him,” PewDiePie continued. “…just acknowledge that you were wrong and move on.”

JustDestiny has since offered LtCobra an ultimatum, asking that the teen issue a “public apology” for “spreading misinformation” in a publicized Discord conversation.

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LtCobra claimed that his video was made as mere “criticism” rather than slander

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Hashinshin claims FBI cleared him of sexual harassment allegations

Published: 8/Oct/2020 4:00

by Andrew Amos

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Popular League of Legends streamer Robert ‘Hashinshin’ Brotz has claimed the FBI investigated him over allegations he was sexually harassing minors, and cleared him of any wrongdoing. He was permanently banned on Twitch over the claims.

Hashinshin was ostracized from the League of Legends community back in July, after claims the 30-year-old Twitch streamer sexually harassed underage girls by abusing his platform of power.

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Other popular content creators, like Joedat ‘Voyboy’ Esfahani, stated that “Hashinshin is a manipular, predator, and worst of all [a] pedophile who used his platform to abuse so many underage girls over the years.”

However, the disgraced streamer has claimed he was investigated by the FBI and cleared of all wrongdoing.

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“There has been an FBI investigation into me, and I have neither been jailed or charged with a crime. Some of you might not believe that. I have a freedom of information request [to prove my innocence publicly], but that can take up to a year,” Brotz said in a October 7 statement.

Numerous women came forward stories in July of Hashinshin grooming them while they were underage. However, Hashinshin has always maintained his innocence, claiming these stories were false, and that many of those who came forward have since deleted their statements.

He also stated that he was potentially looking into suing some of the alleged victims for defamation, stating they did a “public assessment of [his] character” that distorted what people thought of him.

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“I was going to sue Alli for defamation ⁠— and I probably should have ⁠— but Alli is not a victim, and people started getting these really distorted views on what was happening,” he said, referring to one of the victims.

“Things aren’t as they seem, regardless of what they seem. I’m not a rich and powerful figure. They didn’t find that I did anything. I think a lot of this was a public assessment of my character, and a lot of people did this because they didn’t like me.

“I’ve been working on bettering myself over the last two years, and I think I’ve become a better person overall. It hurts a lot…to see all these people denying that.”

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Brotz claimed that while he believed his accusers weren’t “all terrible people,” they betrayed his trust. He also said that while he believes they should apologize, he hopes no one in the community attacks them. He just wants to “go back to living a normal life.”

“I thought these were nice people, I thought I could trust them and work with them. That’s why my response to this was all sh*tty because I shouldn’t really have trusted anyone. I don’t think they’re all terrible people, but things really escalated,” he said.

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“I don’t want anyone to attack them. I just want to go back to living a normal life. I just want to exist peacefully, and I hope people can start letting me do that. I hope this can change their minds in some way.”

Hashinshin remains permanently banned on Twitch despite his attempts to clear this name. He has also lost his Twitch partnership, and has instead moved to streaming on YouTube.