‘Trust Your Own Will’- Fortnite Veteran SypherPK Silences Haters

Published 03/12/2021, 5:08 AM EST
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Despite fame and popularity, content creation has certain inevitable downsides attached to it. This includes hate speech, unnecessary criticism, threats, bullying, and much more. Fortnite veteran SypherPK is no exception, as he recently opened up on a plethora of negative comments he has received in the past few months.

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Ali “SypherPK” Hassan has been working out lately and is proud of the journey he’s made so far. He leaves no opportunity to flaunt his physical gains and had even joked about fighting Ninja and Nickmercs.

However, it seems like some fans aren’t happy with SypherPK’s weight loss. Apparently, they better liked the streamer in 2020.

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It comes as no surprise that SypherPK does not welcome such comments related to his physique. He finally opened up on the topic and mentioned how people try to push you down and stop you from achieving your goals. Even family members and friends can hurt you, albeit unintentionally.

Hence, SypherPK believes it is important to trust your own efforts and ignore the unnecessary criticism that comes in the way:

In the aforementioned tweet, SypherPK only highlighted four comments that talked about his body and disregarded his weight loss. Surprisingly, the total number of such remarks is in hundreds.

Fortnite fans and content creators support SypherPK

Even though negative comments and hate seem to be a permanent part of the internet now, SypherPK luckily has millions of fans who actively support his life decisions.

While replying to a fan, SypherPK clarified that opinions on body and health can drastically affect a person’s mindset. People should be allowed to have their own preferences, but imposing them on others is definitely crossing the line.

Content creator for FNATIC, Loeya, who recently teamed up with SypherPK in Fortnite, claimed that people often project their insecurities on others:

Fans around the world also appreciated SypherPK’s hard work:

Over the years, several content creators and professional gamers have talked about the impact of hate speech on their career and mental health.

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Most recently, Ninja admitted that his audience has now become largely negative. Despite having financial stability, the biggest streamer on Twitch is unhappy with the countless messages that degrade him as a person. To improve the relationship with his audience, Ninja had also turned family friendly. But even then, fans called him a sellout.

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Are content creators like SypherPK and Ninja right in believing that the internet thrives on hate and unnecessary criticism?

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Aakrit Sharma

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Aakrit Sharma is an eSports author at EssentiallySports, and has written over 600 articles for their eSports division. He is an undergradate student at Delhi University. From getting chased by The Dahaka while playing Prince of Persia Warrior Within, to sweating his way up in ranked Apex Legends matches, he developed his consuming passion for the massive world of gaming and now writes about it with the same enthusiasm.

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