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Twitch Bans Valorant Pro Zellsis, Triggers Massive Backlash

Valorant pro Zellsis, who played VCT NA LCQ with Sentinels, has been banned from Twitch while streaming for saying hateful slurs or symbol.
Twitch Bans Valorant Pro Zellsis, Triggers Massive Backlash

Though Sentinels couldn't qualify for Valorant Champions 2022, Zellsis had a great run in the VCT NA LCQ and a few days after that, he shared massive news on 17th August, that mentioned that he was banned from Twitch.

It was a shock for all the fans and Zellsis himself as he quoted, "WHAT THE FUCK?" while sharing the news of him getting banned. 

At first, he didn't know why did that happen as when Jake Lucky asked him about what he did, he answered, "nothing jake, i think i said fuck it and got twitch banned, please help me i dont know anyone at twitch."

However, he received the official email from Twitch that confirmed that he got banned for "hateful slurs or symbol" and Zellsis denied the claim made by the email.

Zellsis got banned from Twitch for hateful slurs or symbol.
Zellsis got banned from Twitch for hateful slurs or symbol. (Picture: Riot Games)

He said, "I assume it was for saying fuck it and twitch took it as me saying the other F word, just like shanks/prod."

 

Some people thought maybe it was because he was shirtless or streaming Anime; however, Zellsis clarified that the ban didn't happen because of that.

There is no information on when the ban on Zellsis will be lifted.
There is no information on when the ban on Zellsis will be lifted. (Picture: Riot Games)

You can watch the clip shared by him which according to him might be the reason for the ban.

 

After this incident happened, Twitch started receiving a lot of backlash from the fans and soon after the news broke out, #FreeZellsis was trending on Twitter.

 

As of now, there is no response from Twitch about when the ban will be over, but we will keep you updated with the latest information as soon as we receive an update.

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Featured image courtesy of Riot Games.