Pokimane Lost It Over Fans Creating Hate Against Lily Pichu Amid LCS Tournament

Published 05/02/2022, 7:00 AM EDT

Twitch streamer Imane Anys, also known as Pokimane lost her cool after reading hate comments about her friend LilyPichu. The latter received a lot of hate midst the LCS tournament, with fans reacting in the worst possible manner. With social media activity rising day by day, it has become very common for a streamer to receive hate comments and offensive remarks. 

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LilyPichu is one of the oldest streamers in the League Of Legends. She started over ten years back and has worked her way up successfully.

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Apart from being a gamer, she is a voice actress, musician, and animator. The American internet personality recently joined the team ‘Offline TV’ as a streamer.

Pokimane to the rescue

The Canadian-Moroccan internet personality proved what a genuine friendship looks like. It all started with Michael Reeves and Lilypichu getting criticized and trolled over the LOL Tournament’s tweet on 22nd April 2022. The duo was invited alongside MetosLoL to be present as special guests for the finals. The invitation came in for them to be on stage for the draw show. 

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In her recent stream, Pokimane went through the fan’s tweets and reacted to them. Given her fearless personality, she’s always supporting fellow streamers. But that wasn’t enough this time, as she mentioned her disappointment as the video opened. In her opening reaction, she said, “I have been so disappointed in people’s reactions to something just to show you like many people are like question mark, question mark.

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Notably, the highlight of the broadcast was where she replied to a comment saying, “It’s been 10 years of Lily making league content and it was just so upsetting. I think I’ve heard of Lily does she stream primarily League content? Lily is literally one of the only people who has gone more mainstream and has played so many different games and still always comes back to play league.” This truly shows the kind of supportive personality Imane has for her. 

The League Championship Series competition, 2022, Houston. The Evil Geniuses picked up their first-ever LCS title trophy. On the other hand, the Spring Split Finals event had the highest viewership. Overall, the finals attracted over 387,072 views across social media sites like Twitch and YouTube.

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Atharv Phadke

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Atharv is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University, Atharv has a keen eye for writing engaging content. He enjoys all kinds of games but thoroughly follows FPS games such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends and Fortnite.

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