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TikTok star Addison Rae hints at moving into streaming

Published: 14/Mar/2020 13:02 Updated: 14/Mar/2020 13:08

by Calum Patterson


One of the biggest stars on TikTok, 19-year-old Addison Rae, might be making the move into streaming, after a fan suggested she team up with Corinna Kopf for some Fortnite action.

Addison’s popularity has grown exponentially since she started posting on TikTok in Summer 2019, fast approaching the top 10 most followed accounts on the platform, with over 23 million fans at the time of writing.

This number has risen sharply ever day for months, as has her following on other social media like Instagram and Twitter. But, despite her confidence on camera, Rae is yet to fully dive into streaming or YouTube.

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Instagram: Addisonrae
Addison might be planning a move into the streaming world soon.

Like TikTok, livestreaming has been creating its own superstars in recent years, with the likes of Tyler ‘Ninja‘ Blevins, Michael ‘shroud‘ Grzesiek and Dr Disrespect all celebrities in their own right.

Meanwhile, Charlie D’Amelio and Addison, two of biggest names on TikTok right now, have been making TV appearances and cutting big promotional deals. So, why not try their hand at livestreaming video games?

That’s exactly what one fan wants to see at least. With  another suggesting Addison team up with one of most popular female streamers, Corinna Kopf, to broadcast some Fortnite games for their millions of fans.

After Rae seemed to consider the idea and ask Corinna for her thoughts, the streamer, who moved to an exclusive deal on Facebook Gaming, was clearly in favor of the idea.

100 Thieves Twitch streamer BrookeAB also offered to duo up with Addison.

Of course, while Corinna is tied to streaming Facebook, it doesn’t determine where Addison herself might stream. In fact, with all the competition between rival platforms, it might be time for Twitch, Mixer and YouTube to make moves to sign non-streamers like Addison to their platform.

Securing streaming exclusivity for Addison Rae could be very beneficial to one of these platforms, as millions of TikTok fans would make their way over to her channel, wherever it is.

For now, Addison Rae is undoubtedly busy with other commitments, as she and the other ‘Hype House’ members jet around the world making appearances and doing promotions. But, when she finds some time to get it setup, streaming could be her next venture.


Pokimane releases her own Fedmyster document to “put drama to rest”

Published: 30/Nov/2020 2:01

by Theo Salaun


Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys has conclusively responded to recent leaks about OfflineTV drama from Federico ‘Fedmyster’ Gaytan. In her own extensive document, the popular streamer shares her side of the story with texts and other sources.

The drama surrounding Fedmyster and the OTV house bubbled, then simmered, then boiled back up with a thorough document which was leaked, then shared by Fedmyster to give his side of the story. 

Fed, who has been accused of numerous improprieties, used texts and messages to provide evidence of his perspective and show some humanity. In the end, he tried to clarify for the public that the matter was resolved: “We both made mistakes and have owned up to them privately. I hope everyone reading will try to move on from all this as we certainly have already.”

But Poki immediately appeared perturbed by the leaked document, which included flirtatious messages between them as a means of demonstrating that Fed had been led on. In a brief Twitch stream, she noted Fed’s “manipulative” behavior and discomfort with private messages being leaked publicly.

Now, she’s gone a step further and shared her own doc to share her side of things and hopefully shut down any more need for gossip.

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Instagram: Fedmyster
Pokimane and Fedmyster’s relationship is a long, complicated one.

In an 11-page document, including pictures of messages between herself and Fedmyster, as well as with other people, Poki clarifies context and attempts to remove biases that she felt Fed had pushed.

While understandably uncomfortable with private conversations being leaked, the streamer indicates that she is compelled to share her side because of Fed’s document: “Looking back, I would’ve done a lot of things differently, and know for a fact that neither of us handled the situation perfectly. However, our private convos heavily lacked context, and I’m not okay with how they’re being misrepresented.”

In one such example of giving context, she explains how one of the more egregiously received examples of flirting was actually misconstrued to suggest that she wanted to be alone with Fed in a hotel room.

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Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys
A screenshot of Poki’s doc shows how Fed’s leaks lacked context.

Unwilling to be abdicated of responsibility for the complicated relationship, Poki asserts that she regrets many of her messages and actions.

Similarly, she contends that Fed’s “feelings are valid and a good reminder to me that what one person thinks may be going on in a friendship, don’t always match up with the other person’s expectations.”

The document tackles every issue brought up in Fed’s document, including the two’s relationship as well as drama with Yvonne, OTV, and Jodi.

But, ultimately, these are private matters and the additional context simply proves that Fed’s account may have misled in that it failed to account for other perspectives.

Poki’s hopes are that this new context will finally help “put drama to rest.”