UPDATE: DrDisrepect has finally broken his silence on his ban: "It was the worst feeling"
It's been almost three weeks since DrDisrespect, real name Herschel Beahm IV, was reportedly banned from Twitch, since then we have heard neither from the Doc himself nor from Twitch themselves .a peculiar situation considering the Doc, with over 4.4M followers is one of the platforms biggest star.
No one seems to know exactly what has happened, not even Doc's streaming buddies with Timothy "TimTheTatman" John Betar recently coming out to say he doesn't know "anything" Doc's apparent ban.
All this silence was too much to take for one streamer though, "THump", who had just won the Twitch Rivals Rocket Arena tournament as part of Team Bugha, used his post-match interview to ask Twitch "staff" directly just what happened to the Doc.
"I just wanna thank Twitch.tv for putting on the tournament, I really really appreciate it, it was a blast honestly, and I'd just like to know why DrDisrespect is banned and that's it."
Caleb "WavePunk" Simmons, who was on casting duties and had just asked THump if he had anything he would like to say before he goes, was clearly caught unprepared by the player's response.
With a smirk, he said: "Sound's good, thanks very much for playing, we'll see ya later." Before adding with a sigh, "Oh man! What a day..."
Fellow Rocket League caster Joey "Jorby" Ahrens also couldn't hide the smile from his face. Caster Shayan Shehryar, simply nodded suggesting he himself is probably wondering the same thing.
(Picture: Twitch Rivals)
Of course, these three are unlikely to know much more than the rest of us do, which is to say nothing at all, and even if they did I doubt a Twitch Rivals post-match interview is the time when we would have finally found out why the Doc has been MIA on then platform.
So we are still no closer to the truth, though speculation suggests the Doc could soon be making an appearance on YouTube, it remains to be seen if it’s on a permanent basis or just a one-off appearance.
THump will likely be pleased with how his day went anyway, even without the answer he is so desperately seeking. He, alongside Fortnite World Cup winner Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, and CLG's "Nokokopuffs" took him $32,600 after beating out the competition in EA's new hero-shooter Rocket Arena.