A streamer in need? (pic: Destiny/Trainwreck)
Streamer Destiny was offered $100,000 from gambling streamer Trainwreck, after being banned from Twitch.
Trainwreck, a streamer known for his ludicrous gambling habits has supposedly offered $100,000 to Destiny, who was permanently banned from Twitch. Trainwreck is well known for giving away the wealth that he makes through partnerships, sponsors, and gambling.
Destiny was banned forever from Amazon’s streaming platform, due to stacking up suspensions on the platform for various bigoted and violent outbursts.
After his ban, Destiny moved to YouTube to continue his career and his active fanbase followed. In a recent stream, the now exiled creator claimed that Trainwreck had offered him the money to assist with the loss of income from Twitch.
Twitch pulled their partnership deal with Destiny in September 2020, removing his ability to make money off of subscriptions and reducing his status in the community. This was in response to his comments on the Kyle Rittenhouse shootings during the George Floyd protests.
In a stream, he stated that:
‘… the rioting needs to f***ing stop, and if that means like white redneck f***ing militia dudes out there mowing down dipshit protesters that think that they can torch buildings at 10pm, then at this point they have my f***ng blessing.’
Following on from this, Destiny, who had by then garnered a reputation for streaming political debates with other users on Twitch, began to take aim at the trans community over participation in cisgendered sports – primarily transwomen in women’s sports.
Everything bubbled over after Destiny got into an argument with another political streamer, Keffals, who is a transwoman. Destiny allegedly performed ‘hate raids’, where one streamer sends their audience to another stream to bombard them with harassment.
Whether or not he did this is not entirely clear, but his transphobic views cropped up again after the ban when he joked about the 41% suicide rate in the trans community.
Destiny has continued to stream on YouTube since his ban, posting to his 423,000 subscriber base on YouTube frequently, as well as his own subreddit which has garnered over 145,000 followers.
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