Twitch streamer banned for blackface cosplay of Apex Legends character


Martsinkevich was subsequently banned from Twitch, she confirmed in a later video. Twitch Streamer Banned for Using Blackface While ... gamerant.com / twitch - blackface -cosplay Twitch temporarily bans streamer Karina 'Karupups' Martsinkevich after she uses blackface in a live-stream while cosplaying as Lifeline from Apex Legends. Martsinkevich took the opportunity to offer her side of the issue,

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Reactions from Twitter ranged from understandably angry with Martsinkevich to just outright perplexed.

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Apex not this serious. ‘ You don’t gotta put on blackface to dress as the Medic character. https://t.co/wEoe2cRvU8

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Martsinkevich was subsequently banned from Twitch, she confirmed in a later video . Martsinkevich took the opportunity to offer her side of the issue, repeatedly emphasizing that she merely wanted to cosplay as her favorite character from the game.

  • Publisher: The Daily Dot
  • Date: 2019-04-15T16:44:46+00:00
  • Twitter: @dailydot
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Apex Legends cosplayer banned from Twitch after using blackface on stream

Karupups’ stream soon garnered backlash across social media, with users decrying her change in skin tone even while her broadcast was live.

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Karupups herself called the cosplay ‘nothing but an image,’ claiming that her viewers had been ‘interested’ in her cosplay as she created the outfit on stream.

‘It was just an image, nothing more,’ Karupups reportedly said of the debacle. ‘There was a big online, the guys asked how I dyed my hair, how make-up felt on my face, etc. They were interested. Twitch Streamer Karupups Banned for Blackface of Apex ... www.dailydot.com /parsec/apex-legends- blackface -cosplay A Lithuanian streamer known as Karina “Karupups” Martsinkevich has been banned from Twitch following a stream in which she donned blackface makeup in order to cosplay Apex Legends character ... And in fact, many of those who threw the reports, then wrote to me in the Discord, they say, get a ban, we tried’

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