Valkyrae And Disguised Toast Join Millions In Supporting Pokimane Following Massive Twitch Altercation With JiDion

Published 01/14/2022, 7:54 AM EST


Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys has had quite an eventful week, starting from the DMCA doomsday. But things actually spiraled out-of-control yesterday, on January 13, 2022, when JiDion (Twitch account jidionpremium) decided to hate raid Pokimane during her live stream.

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Following his immediate ban from the streaming platform, Twitch, JiDion, and his fans decided to take things to Twitter, leaving Pokimane with no choice but to privatize her Twitter handle. Now, popular streamers and friends of Pokimane, such as 100 Thieves Co-Owner Valkyrae, have come to the OfflineTV star’s support and to make people aware of the true story.

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Streamers show support for Pokimane after jidionpremium fiasco

The hate raid by JiDion saw a lot of his viewers make their way to Pokimane’s chat and spam ‘L+Ratio’ and ‘L POKI.’ But JiDion’s viewers did not stop there. Many individuals sent sexist and hate-filled messages, essentially harassing and annoying Pokimane.

And to worsen the situation, Pokimane’s viewers on Twitch were also harassed via direct messages on the platform by JiDion’s fans, leading Pokimane to end her stream early. Readers can read more regarding the same in the link embedded below.

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Imane’s fellow OfflineTV colleague and close friend, Disguised Toast, also took to Twitter to point out what’s wrong with some sections of society. Toast and Valkyrae both point out the blatantly sexist and misogynistic remarks.

The self-proclaimed “Juggernaut of Twitch,” Mizkif and popular streamer Jacksepticeye, also shared their utter disbelief about the current situation.

Twitch partner and streamer, Peter Park, also called out the outrageous habits of certain content creators. And also stated, such creators “don’t deserve a platform.”

Other streamers such, LilyPichu and QTCinderalla also spoke out on the unbelievable situation, with the latter clearly displaying support for Pokimane on her Twitter account.

Pokimane’s response to the hate raid and streamers’ support

Pokimane also took to Twitter to say a few words about her recent experience and the industry while thanking her friends for their love and support. In the tweet that has since been made private, Pokimane urged the gaming community to be more inclusive.

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Readers must note that JiDion’s 14-day ban from Twitch is for the hate raid, leading to his viewers’ atrocious actions. And the purple platform has held JiDion accountable. Industry insider, Jake Lucky, also shared some proof of the abuse by the viewers.

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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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