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FlyQuest release Fortnite pro Tinny following domestic abuse allegations

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FlyQuest release Fortnite pro Tinny following domestic abuse allegations

FlyQuest have parted ways with professional Fortnite player Tinny amid accusations of domestic abuse from his ex-girlfriend.

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The allegations began on Saturday, March 9, when Twitter user KilluaKill began to tweet about her ex-boyfriend, and specifically mentioned that he was a member of FlyQuest.

In a statement released by Killua, she said that Tinny “broke her down”throughout her six-year relationship, forcing her to leave university and making sure she was isolated and financially dependent on him. The statement said that he was “disgustingly abusive, both physically and mentally,” and that reports had been made to the police.

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In the aftermath of the allegations, FlyQuest released a statement saying that they had “decided to part ways with Tinny,” following discussions between the player and the organization.

"We want to follow up in regards to the situation arising yesterday involving one of our Fortnite players," they said. "After investigating and discussing with the player in question, we both decided it was in our best interests to part ways. We thank Tinny for his time at FlyQuest."

FlyQuest released a statement announcing that they had parted ways with Tinny.

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In a now deleted tweet, Killua stated that her ex-boyfriend is taking legal action against her and that she is worried that, due to her lack of financial independence, she will be unable to fight against him.

She intends to fight the legal proceedings though, writing: "If this is going to be made into a legal matter, I know where I stand. I have enough evidence that this man could face a prison sentence. I'm going to be strong and not let him bully me into silence again."

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Killua says that the years of domestic abuse have left her unable to “function like a normal human or do basic things,” stating that she is a “shell of the person” that she was.

The former FlyQuest star has yet to comment on the accusations, and has deactivated his social media accounts since the allegations were first made.