Popular Streamer Destiny Goes on a Rant About People Who Voted for Trump - “I am Getting Wealthy off of Your Ignorance” - Dexerto
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Popular Streamer Destiny Goes on a Rant About People Who Voted for Trump – “I am Getting Wealthy off of Your Ignorance”

Published: 3/Sep/2018 21:18 Updated: 3/Sep/2018 22:38

by Virginia Glaze

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Massive streamer Steven “Destiny” Bonnell shared his thoughts on Trump voters during one of his Twitch broadcasts.

Destiny’s Twitch streams delve into gaming and political discussion alike. Following one of these conversations in a Path of Exile and debate stream, Destiny received a message in his chat that inspired a rant about those who voted for Trump in the 2016 election. The message accused Destiny of twisting a discussion to fit his narrative.

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“I personally like how you reduced the Podesta email leaks into a straw-man about pizzagate, when there was so much more dirt in them. Trump won, because everyone saw what was in those emails… it’s that simple.”

Destiny responded in kind, explaining that the commenter had voted for his own tax breaks and healthcare in voting for Trump.

“Aw, dude, I’m so glad you fuckin’ voted for Trump… I’m fine, dude. Because you voted for Trump, I don’t have to pay for healthcare next year… I don’t have to pay a tax burden on it. I can continue to hide money through my business. You’re making me richer, dog. I am getting wealthy off of your ignorance.”

Destiny also stated that the commenter’s job was more likely to be endangered, as well as saying that they had to have a “sub-ninety IQ” because they were “dumb enough to vote for Trump.”

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Destiny’s language and content have garnered him flack throughout the gaming community, resulting in multiple bans from Twitch and a suspension from Twitter. He continues to stream on Twitch and create YouTube videos, where he showcases his debates and gaming achievements alike.

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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.