Banned Twitch Streamer JiDion Shares His True Feelings On Raging Controversy Involving Pokimane

Published 01/14/2022, 11:28 AM EST


Twitch streamer JiDion has been facing a lot of heat on social media platforms following his controversial incident involving one of the purple platform’s biggest streamers, Pokimane.

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Following his ban from the streaming platform, JiDion has provided has attempted to clear the air and provided some clarification along with his side of the story. Continue reading to find out what the temporarily banned streamer had to say.

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JiDion speaks up about the Pokimane debacle

If you have not kept up with the recent happenings in the streaming world, JiDion was banned from Twitch for 14 days due to his hate raid on Pokimane’s latest live stream on January 12, 2022. The platform also held JiDion responsible for his own and his fans’ actions on Imane Anys’s stream.

The harassment by JiDion’s viewers was deplorable, leading to a massive inconvenience for Pokimane and her fans, who were sent sexist and hateful remarks. You can read more about the same in the link embedded below.

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In the aforementioned tweet, JiDion accepts his ban, as his actions were clearly against the Terms of Service (TOS). That said, he did not have much of a choice, as Twitch is extremely careful with how such incidents are dealt with.

Earlier today, JiDion suggested he will “defend” himself despite facing a massive backlash from the streaming community. Many popular streamers took to Twitter to voice their thoughts on the situation. And the situation does not seem to be in JiDion’s favor.

Interestingly, although he does not say what he did was right, he does say what he did “has nothing to do with her gender but her as a person.” He attempted to explain that his disliking of Pokimane is purely based on her as a person. But there’s no telling what the future holds for JiDion now.

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JiDion reveals un-ban plans

Now, JiDion has said he does not wish to continue down the same line saying, “I don’t like petty JiDion.” He also revealed that he will publicly be speaking after his ban comes to cease.

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When questioned about his actions and an apology on Twitter, JiDion stated, “I sometimes get carried away but I’ll be man enough to admit that I’ll make a full statement on my twitch once it’s back up.” He also said, “Speaking thru text doesn’t have the same impact I’m down to wait 2 weeks to talk this thru,” to another Twitterati.

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Tanay Grover

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Tanay Grover, an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, is currently pursuing a degree in technology. Before finding his way into the world of eSports, he worked on Social Media management. An enthusiastic soccer player who never played any other game except FIFA, he found his calling when he started playing Valorant and Pokemon GO.

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