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Sweet Anita explains how Twitch streaming has changed her life

Published: 23/Jan/2020 3:20

by Brad Norton

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Taking the time to give thanks to her many viewers throughout a recent post, Sweet Anita explained how live streaming on Twitch has been a truly life-changing experience. 

While Anita is often the source of many viral moments due to her Tourrette’s, she’s never one to shy away from being honest about the condition and trying to change the perspective of new viewers.

Broadcasting her life for the world to see certainly comes with its own unique hardships, but taking the bad with the good, Anita has explained how Twitch streaming has been life-changing for not only herself, but many of her viewers all over the globe.

Sweet_Anita smiling on Twitch
Twitch: Sweet_Anita
Sweet_Anita values her time on Twitch as she’s able to open the minds of those tuned in.

Offering some unique insight into her constant battle, the streamer revealed a number of benefits that come from exposing the condition and sharing in such a personal way on a platform like Twitch.

Throughout a January 23 statement, Anita addressed that while some might consider her stream exhausting due to repetitively having to explain Tourrette’s, she would be in a similar position no matter what vocation she gravitated towards.

“I’d be explaining Tourrette’s no matter what job I did. Every time I get on a train or in a taxi I have to. At least on Twitch I get to open thousands of people’s minds.”

With over 640,000 followers on the streaming platform and just under 100,000 on her personal Twitter account, Anita has certainly made an impact and opened many eyes. Rather than backing down under pressure and calls for her Twitch account to be banned, the streamer is always quick to outline how she is helping the greater community behind her.

“Thanks to Twitch I get to make the content I needed back when I was young,” she explained. “When you support me, you are showing people who face challenges like mine that we have a place in the world.”

“Every time I explain myself on stream, more people understand my condition. As more people become aware, life gets safer for us.”

Although admittedly, Anita expressed that the experience can indeed “get repetitive” and that she wishes she didn’t have to label “tourette’s” in every YouTube video and stream of hers, she still feels “insanely lucky to be in a position to change things.”

Leaving a positive impact for those tuned in and raising awareness for her condition are evidently the highest priorities for Anita when going live each and every day on Twitch.

Recently, the Amazon owned streaming platform came out in direct support of the streamer and outlined how “streamers with Tourette’s like Anita, have a home at Twitch.”

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Dixie D’Amelio explains why ‘One Whole Day’ song is not a diss

Published: 5/Dec/2020 3:57 Updated: 5/Dec/2020 6:21

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Dixie D’Amelio’s fans think her latest song, ‘One Whole Day,’ is a diss track aimed at her ex-boyfriend, Griffin Johnson, but she claimed it isn’t and explained what it’s really about.

Dixie D’Amelio rocked the world with the release of her latest song, ‘One Whole Day.’ The lyrics tell how she had a falling out with a boyfriend but was only sad for one whole day and shed a single tear.

Her fans assume the song is about her break up with Griffin Johnson and think it’s her way of throwing him some shade. However, Dixie D’Amelio recently answered some questions about the song on YouTube, and she explained that it’s not a diss track.

Dixie D'Amelio Wiz Khalifa one day music video
YouTube: Dixie D'Amelio
Dixie D’Amelio collaborated with Wiz Khalifa to produce her latest song, ‘One Whole Day.’

“Being sad is not what the song is about,” she said, without mentioning Griffin Johnson’s name. “The song is basically about how I am only going to be sad for one day from a breakup.”

“When you are treated in a way where you’re not number one or a number one priority or shown true care and love and affection more than anyone else, there’s no point in being upset about it for more than one day,” she added.

It’s reasonable to assume this might have been an issue in Dixie D’Amelio’s relationship with Griffin Johnson. Either way, the point is, it’s more about the personal realization she had rather than the break-up itself.

Dixie D'Amelio and Griffin Johnson
Instagram: Dixie D'Amelio
Dixie D’Amelio and Griffin Johnson were together for a while, but things didn’t work out.

“The song does mean a lot to me because I’ve spent a lot of my life being upset about things for too long,” she said. “If a person… cannot treat me with respect… then I don’t want them in my life, and I will not be upset about it for more than one whole day.”

“That’s kind of my idea of the song. It’s not a diss in any way. It’s… showing self-love… to myself,” she added. “It’s important to love yourself. It’s important to know you’re worth, so that’s… what it’s all about.”

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‘One Whole Day’ might refer to some of the experiences and feelings Dixie D’Amelio had during her break-up with Griffin Johnson, but it’s not intended to be a diss track in any way, shape, or form.

The song’s meaning runs much deeper than that. It’s about feeling a sense of self-love and self-worth during a break-up, no matter how sad it can be in the short-term.