WWE Superstars Release Statement After Vince McMahon Bans Multiple Twitch Accounts

Published 10/30/2020, 7:30 AM EDT


WWE has started implementing its new-third party app policy. As a result, numerous WWE superstars had to terminate their Twitch accounts, and some of them released statements.

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One of the most popular WWE Twitch streamers is AJ Styles. He used his Discord account to release a statement and said that he is taking a temporary break till WWE decides what to do with the accounts. Till then, his StylesClash stream will be suspended.

He reiterated his gratitude towards the fans and said, “This isn’t goodbye, but this is to see you sometime in the future. We will leave discord open, but since it won’t be monitored, we will be making changes.

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“Chris or I will let you know what that looks like once we figured it out. If you see me at arenas or wherever, be sure to let me know you’re part of the phenomenal family. Again this isn’t the end. It’s just a phase. Thank you again for your support,” he concluded.

Apart from Styles, Mia Yim (aka Reckoning) also had to terminate her Twitch account. She canceled her stream with Jessamyn Duke and hoped to return soon.

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WWE to have a meeting with Superstars

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Fightful reported that Aleister Black and Zelina Vega would terminate their accounts after a stream on Thursday. During his stream, Cesaro said he is leaving Twitch and is unsure of his return. Vince McMahon will have a meeting on Friday to determine the next course of action.

As reported earlier, WWE took over the Twitch accounts of the Superstars. WWE would continue to let the Superstars stream on Twitch, but the company would own the accounts and the revenue as they “own” the names. Vince McMahon issued a letter to the employees for the same.

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Until WWE releases an official statement, we don’t know what will be the future of the Superstars and their Twitch accounts.

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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