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Twitch streamer Destiny has epic fail after attempting to plug new wallet company

Published: 14/Nov/2018 20:26

by Virginia Glaze

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Popular Twitch streamer and gamer Steven ‘Destiny’ Bonnell suffered a hilarious malfunction during his promotion of a new wallet brand on stream.

Destiny was in the midst of plugging the Ridge Wallet when his advertisement went wrong in the most hilarious way possible.

He began by showcasing his older, three-fold wallet in a humorous bit about a fictitious customer getting shamed for his old-fashioned pocketbook in line at a department store.

“You ever get embarrassed when the ladies look at you in line and go, ‘Oooh, the tri-fold [wallet], how 1990s,’” he said. “‘Man, this guy sure is a fucking loser. What a fucking virgin nerd.’”

Destiny then pulled out the Ridge Wallet and smacked it against his hand in an effort to showcase its durability, which caused all the cards inside to fall out into his lap.

Destiny seemed to take the malfunction in good spirits, giving a laugh and transitioning to his ‘away’ screen to pick up the mess.

“…anyway… don’t hit your wallets like I do, okay?” he continued after coming back online.

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To add to the hilarity, one viewer subscribed to his channel just after the debacle, which prompted a stream notification that showed the user’s comment: “Long live wallets?”

This is far from Destiny’s first funny moment during a live broadcast; Destiny’s stream is home to a plethora of hilarious antics, including his humorous explanation for Kanye West’s social media hiatus back in early October.

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TheGrefg breaks Ninja’s world record for most-viewed Twitch stream

Published: 2/Dec/2020 1:27

by Bill Cooney

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Spanish streamer ‘TheGrefg’ has broken Ninja’s world record for most people watching a Twitch stream during the Galactus Fortnite event.

David ‘TheGrefg’ Cánovas made Twitch history while streaming the Galactus event, which marked the end of Fortnite season 4, when he had more people watching him at once than any other individual Twitch streamer ever has in history.

The Spaniard was watching and reacting to the event, and captures appear to confirm that he reached a total of 660,000 people watching his stream at the same time before Twitch unfortunately crashed.

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A screenshot showing Grefg surpassing 660K viewers.

The previous record you might remember was held by Ninja from when he teamed up with rapper Drake, where the duo peaked at 635k viewers at once while playing Fortnite back in 2018.

This insane amount of simultaneous viewers in a broadcast was almost double the figures of the previous record, held by  DrDisrespect — now streaming on YouTube — when he had 338,000 during his return stream in February 2018.

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Grefg looking over his Twitch stats from Dec. 1

Now, the title for most-watched stream on Twitch now belongs to TheGrefg, and while there are no official figures yet, screenshots and clips definitely seem to indicate the streamer managed to bring in than 660,000 people simultaneously.

Grefg was far from the only streamer posting impressive viewer counts during the Galactus event, which actually “broke” Twitch and caused the site to temporarily crash following the big reveal. This is the big reason why the official viewer count, while definitely impressive, isn’t exactly known just yet.

The event itself officially closed out Fortnite Season 4, with the Season 5 update arriving at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET / 5 AM GMT on Wednesday, December 2, according to Epic Games, with downtime expected to last all the way up to 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM GMT.

After that, the brand new season will kick off, and Fortnite fans — including Grefg — will get to check out all of the new content. Whether the streamer will be able to repeat his impressive record-breaking feat remains to be seen, but we certainly wish him the best of luck.