Dr DisRespect gave an emotional acceptance speech after winning Streamer of the Year at the Esports Industry Awards.
Hosted at The Brewery in London, England, the 2017 Esports Industry Awards featured some of the top personalities, competitors, and companies within the esports community gathering for a night to celebrate the top divisions of the community.
Over 20 categories were represented throughout the show, with over 500,000 votes and a panel of experts set to help determine the winners.
As one of the most popular personalities throughout all of 2017, Dr DisRespect has amassed a large following of fans and subscribers knows as the ‘Slick Daddy club,’ with typically over 20,000 viewers whenever he goes live.
Although the ‘Streamer of the Year’ category was stacked with names such as Jaryd ‘Summit1G’ Lazar, Paul ‘Ice_Poseidon’ Denino, and a collection of others, many believed that the Doc was going to run away with the win.
When he finally was crowned with the award, the larger-than-life personality gave a passionate speech in regards to a mix of individuals that have sent him various messages, and view him as a positive outlet during times of hardship.
A full rundown of all the winners from the 2017 Esports Industry Awards can be found right here.