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Streamer claims Twitch banned him for false report of bathroom broadcast

Published: 26/Jun/2020 20:25

by Michael Gwilliam

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Twitch streamer ‘AndyPyro’ is accusing the platform of banning him over a false report of allegedly streaming in a washroom.

On June 26, the Finnish streamer was banned on for the second time on the site this month. The first time was allegedly for giving his camera to a viewer who “couldn’t keep the camera out of [his] beautiful buttocks” while drinking shots.

While Andy accepted his first ban admitted to taking his punishment “like a man,” this new suspension has left the streamer frustrated.

Taking to Twitter to protest his innocence, the streamer revealed he had been banned for a whopping fourteen days for allegedly recording in a public washroom.

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Andy denies streaming in a public bathroom

According to Andy, it “never f**king happened” and he was banned over a false report.

“We went go-karting, and there’s locked doors for your f**king property that you leave before you go go-karting,” he explained while sitting inside of his car.

Speaking with Dexerto, Andy claimed he was in a lobby-like area before going karting, and not a public restroom.

AndyPyro poses for the camera
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Andy says Twitch banned him over a “false report”

He added, however, that there were two different situations; one involving a private restroom in a town and another time in a locker room, though they don’t seem connected to this current ban.

“What the actual f**k? Fourteen days for a false report of being in a washroom or invasion,” he continued. “It was a public space, we had every permission to record there. Thank you.”

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In a follow-up tweet, Andy wrote that he was “logging off” and wished his viewers a nice summer. “I [would] rather be not streaming than take stupid chances to be banned permanently just because some assholes wanna see other people [suffer].”

Andy believes he was falsely reported out of jealousy. “As I’m the biggest streamer in Finland, this is the country of jealousy,” he said. “If I make a mistake, people take advantage of it.”

Twitch has a zero-tolerance policy about streaming in bathrooms. Most notably, legendary streamer Dr Disrespect was banned after he streamed in a washroom at E3 2019.

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It will be interesting to see if Twitch reevaluates its decision to ban AndyPyro for fourteen days, but so far, it’s looking like he will have to live with taking a fortnight off of streaming.