‘Chinese people are the worst’: ‘Genshin Impact’ streamer under fire after racist tirade during stream
An Argentinian Twitch streamer that goes by the name Kylorren_lol is experiencing online backlash after directing racist remarks at a Korean streamer.
What happened: Kylorren, a small creator in the Spanish-speaking “Genshin” community, went live on the social media platform after a discussion ensued on Twitter about the “Genshin Impact” video game character Keqing. He made racially offensive comments about fellow streamer Tenha and Chinese people to his 7,500 followers during this live stream, according to Sportskeeda.
Asian Twitch IRL (in real life) streamer JoeyKaotyk encountered a racist passerby during a live stream in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.
What happened: JoeyKaotyk was doing his usual live stream when a man walked past him and started mocking his Asian heritage with a fake accent, according to Dexerto.
At the height of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APIHM), Asian creatives were spotlighted at the forefront of Twitch, and for many of them, it was their first time celebrating it.
As the uber-popular platform rings in its 10th anniversary, we’re celebrating by learning more about your favorite streamers.
Asian Andy is a Twitch streamer who is raking it in just by sleeping during live broadcasts.
“Sleep-streaming” has become a thing on the popular video streaming site and influencers like Asian Andy are making thousands of dollars with very little effort.
A Canadian Vietnamese Twitch streamer, known by her handle Lannia “Ohlana,” passed away from apparent suicide a few days ago.
The 26-year-old often streamed games such as “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” (CS:GO) and “Valorant,” as well as traveling vlogs and talks with her Twitch chat. She had just reached 100,000 followers on the platform, according to Dexterto.
An Australian Twitch streamer living in Japan saved a distressed female tourist from being followed by a stranger while walking in Tokyo.
The 29-year-old streamer, Robcdee, was live-streaming outside a kebab shop and showing his gadget to viewers when he noticed a female Moroccan tourist being followed by a Japanese man on Feb. 10, according to Dexerto.
A Korean Twitch live-streamer was banned from the online platform after he got into a violent brawl with a guest star during a show.
Streamer Jangfolk1 got into a altercation with his friend on Sept. 27, according to Dexerto.
In April, entrepreneur Justin Kan announced his decision to quit drinking, a move that has since inspired others to also pursue a life of sobriety.
The 35-year-old, who sold Twitch to Amazon in 2014 for $1 billion, had been drinking alcohol since he was in high school, enough for it to become “a big part” of his identity.
Executive Producer Bernie Su is set to receive an Emmy award for his groundbreaking interactive science fiction series “Artificial” on September 14 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The show, which is exclusively broadcast live on Twitch, nabbed the Juried 2019 award for “Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media” for series creator Su, the Television Academy announced last month.
Heosu, the other half of the In Real Life (IRL) Twitch streamer EXBC, had a fateful encounter with a gentleman shortly after she told her viewers that she didn’t have a “white knight.”
The perfectly-timed wholesome moment happened when Heosu was waiting for her drink at a cafe in Korea.
In Real Life (IRL) Twitch streamer Ellie “elliegato” Li was recently manhandled by a drunk customer during one of her streams in a Roppongi bar in Tokyo, Japan.
Li was doing her usual stuff on August 14 where she go out and streams all that’s happening to her everyday life, but that night, things got a bit awkward when a visibly drunk Caucasian man suddenly grabbed her by her shoulders and started to talk incoherently through the camera while flipping off her viewers.