It’s no secret that Twitch can be a tough crowd for female streamers – but one broadcaster had the perfect response to trolls upset about her choice of clothing.
With personalities like Corinna Kopf being banned for a year-old clip where she wore a bralette and a flannel shirt, it seems like the conversation around women on Twitch (and, more specifically, their clothing) is becoming more prevalent than ever.
In other cases, women have experienced harassment over what they choose to wear on stream – an issue for which Partnered variety streamer “AshleyRoboto” had a humorous answer.
Ashley was in the middle of a broadcast on December 5 when she paused the conversation to address a pressing issue in the Twitch community, which stemmed from the brightly colored turtleneck sweater she’d chosen to wear that day.
According to a warning from a viewer, Ashley had received a message from a fan regarding her decolletage, who was apparently upset that her sweater was obscuring it from view.
“Let’s just chat for a hot second,” she began in response to the message. “Ready? If you have cleavage, the men will b*tch at you on Twitch. If you have a turtleneck, the men will b*tch at you on Twitch. What do you want?”
Ashley closed in on her face for humorous effect and continued her hilarious rant on the subject.
“Huh? What am I gonna do? I can’t have Schrodinger's tiddy! That’s not a thing that’s gonna happen! Shh your a**es! Close ‘em up! Cheeks sewn together! Shut your god d*mn poop hole! Thank you.”
The debate surrounding womens’ clothing on Twitch has a long and storied history, with even a Chun-Li cosplayer being banned for “sexually suggestive content” – despite her outfit being relatively PG.
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Considering the outrage around Alinity’s recent dog scandal, it seems that users are more pressed than ever with Twitch’s controversial moderation decisions – as well as the verdict for what is considered appropriate and inappropriate attire on the site.