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Ninja to Stream Live from Lollapalooza Music Festival This Week

Published: 2/Aug/2018 9:15

by Ross Deason


Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins will be streaming live from the famous Lollapalooza music festival this week.

Twitch’s biggest star will play with a host of famous artists and special guests from the Lollapalooza Gaming Lounge from Thursday, August 2.

The official Lollapalooza Twitter account announced: “The most popular online gamer in the world Ninja, will be streaming live daily from the first ever Lollapalooza Gaming Lounge. Watch Ninja challenge artists and special guests backstage all weekend long. Ninja streams from #Lolla starting Thursday”.

Lollapalooza will run from August 2 – 5 in Grant Park, Chicago and feature the likes of Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Arctic Monkeys, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Logic and more

This is yet another step in Ninja’s 2018 takeover. The Twitch star has become the face of gaming, streaming and Fortnite this year and has has already played Fortnite with superstars like Drake and Marshmello.

The former professional Halo player has the most followers of any channel on Twitch and over 16 million subscribers on YouTube.

The 27-year-old also holds the record for the most concurrent Twitch viewers of a solo streamer, raking in over 600,000 when he played with Drake in March.

The Lollapalooza music festival was originally created in 1991 by Perry Farrell. It ran until 1997 and was then revived in 2003. The event features a variety of music and acts, ranging from heavy metal to electronic.


Charli D’Amelio slams “hurtful” rumors that her parents force her to post online

Published: 18/Jan/2021 22:29

by Virginia Glaze


As the current queen of TikTok, Charli D’Amelio is no stranger to being swept up in internet drama — but a recent rumor involving her family has caused the star to lash out in a series of social media posts.

Charli D’Amelio is TikTok’s most-followed content creator. Boasting over 106 million fans on the viral video app, Charli saw a huge surge in growth throughout 2020, acquiring her own makeup line and even scoring a partnership with Dunkin’ Donuts, among other accomplishments.

With great internet fame comes great… drama, apparently, as the youngest D’Amelio sibling also found herself in a slew of “scandals” last year — and the turmoil isn’t over yet, as the New Year seems to be kicking off with a disturbing rumor regarding Charli’s parents.

The rumor itself, circulating online via comments on Instagram tea pages and TikTok fan accounts, alleges that Charli is unhappy being an influencer and is “forced” to post TikToks by her parents to keep up with their elevated lifestyle.

Charli D'Amelio hits back at rumors
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The D’Amelio family have been a source of near-constant rumors and speculation among fans ever since Charli and Dixie’s rise to fame.

However, Charli has vehemently denied these claims, as told in a series of biting comments via TikTok on January 18, 2021.

“I am so fortunate to have such amazing parents, and when people spread fake, hurtful and false rumors about my family, I have to put my foot down,” she began.

“I have an amazing dad and family who have never hurt or taken advantage of me, ever. Please stop spreading these lies. If I am not in the mood to post, I don’t. No one is forcing me. My parents care about my mental health more than anything.”

It seems that Charli’s reply has been met with mixed reviews among critics, who claim that the star is avoiding responsibility for a recent Bahamas vacation — but this is far from the first time the D’Amelio’s have had to address similar rumors that spiraled out of control.

Last year, Dixie released a comparable response after fans claimed that her parents treated her poorly and “worse” than her younger sister, with YouTube drama channels pointing out moments in family videos where the eldest D’Amelio sibling was being teased.

Dixie D'Amelio tiktok comments
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Dixie was very blunt with those making accusations of her parents’ alleged favoritism.

Luckily, both stars shut down the rumors quickly and brutally — although there’s no telling what other theories fans are bound to come up with in the future.