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Tyler1’s reaction to a big donation is not what you would expect

Published: 10/Nov/2018 12:47 Updated: 11/Nov/2018 12:20

by Calum Patterson

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Twitch streamer Tyler1 is one of the most popular on the platform, regularly attracting thousands of viewers, but when it comes to receiving big donations, he is brutally honest with his fans.

Many viewers on Twitch will often donate to their favorite streamers as a way of showing support, to ask a question or simply for the excitement of having their name read out.

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Donations range from $1 to as high as $1,000’s for some big streamers, but when a viewer donated $100 to Tyler1, he called them a “dumbass”.

He did of course thank them, but also made clear that that money would be of a lot more help to the viewer than it is to Tyler1, as one of the biggest streamers on Twitch.

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“That would help you a lot more than it would help me, little side note, I honestly don’t need that” Tyler says, before going on to thank the donator.

But even in thanking the donator, Tyler1 explains with sarcasm why he doesn’t want viewers donating him so much: “Thanks for donating that much to me – a humble, small, living on the edge streamer.”

Most streamers with the popularity of Tyler1, who has almost 2 million followers on the site, are living well, with thousands of paying subscribers, regular (smaller) donations and ad revenue.

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It is a strangely honest response to such a large donation though, as most streamers, big or small, would simply thank the person and make no further mention of it, even if they know it would likely be of more use to the donator than them.

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Hashinshin claims FBI cleared him of sexual harassment allegations

Published: 8/Oct/2020 4:00

by Andrew Amos

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Popular League of Legends streamer Robert ‘Hashinshin’ Brotz has claimed the FBI investigated him over allegations he was sexually harassing minors, and cleared him of any wrongdoing. He was permanently banned on Twitch over the claims.

Hashinshin was ostracized from the League of Legends community back in July, after claims the 30-year-old Twitch streamer sexually harassed underage girls by abusing his platform of power.

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Other popular content creators, like Joedat ‘Voyboy’ Esfahani, stated that “Hashinshin is a manipular, predator, and worst of all [a] pedophile who used his platform to abuse so many underage girls over the years.”

However, the disgraced streamer has claimed he was investigated by the FBI and cleared of all wrongdoing.

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“There has been an FBI investigation into me, and I have neither been jailed or charged with a crime. Some of you might not believe that. I have a freedom of information request [to prove my innocence publicly], but that can take up to a year,” Brotz said in a October 7 statement.

Numerous women came forward stories in July of Hashinshin grooming them while they were underage. However, Hashinshin has always maintained his innocence, claiming these stories were false, and that many of those who came forward have since deleted their statements.

He also stated that he was potentially looking into suing some of the alleged victims for defamation, stating they did a “public assessment of [his] character” that distorted what people thought of him.

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“I was going to sue Alli for defamation ⁠— and I probably should have ⁠— but Alli is not a victim, and people started getting these really distorted views on what was happening,” he said, referring to one of the victims.

“Things aren’t as they seem, regardless of what they seem. I’m not a rich and powerful figure. They didn’t find that I did anything. I think a lot of this was a public assessment of my character, and a lot of people did this because they didn’t like me.

“I’ve been working on bettering myself over the last two years, and I think I’ve become a better person overall. It hurts a lot…to see all these people denying that.”

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Brotz claimed that while he believed his accusers weren’t “all terrible people,” they betrayed his trust. He also said that while he believes they should apologize, he hopes no one in the community attacks them. He just wants to “go back to living a normal life.”

“I thought these were nice people, I thought I could trust them and work with them. That’s why my response to this was all sh*tty because I shouldn’t really have trusted anyone. I don’t think they’re all terrible people, but things really escalated,” he said.

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“I don’t want anyone to attack them. I just want to go back to living a normal life. I just want to exist peacefully, and I hope people can start letting me do that. I hope this can change their minds in some way.”

Hashinshin remains permanently banned on Twitch despite his attempts to clear this name. He has also lost his Twitch partnership, and has instead moved to streaming on YouTube.