Fortnite controversy: Epic bans a former porn actress, players unhappy

Fortnite controversy: Epic bans a former porn actress, players unhappy

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Game News Fortnite controversy: Epic bans a former porn actress, players unhappy

New controversy in the world of Fortnite and Twitch: streamer Adriana Chechik has been banned from a tournament by Epic Games and according to her, it would be because of her career in pornographic cinema.

A liability that does not pass?

Former X actress, Adriana Chechik converted to video games in 2019, where she has more than 700,000 subscribers on Twitch and some 2,000 hours of streaming. A career that rolls and among other things, the American particularly likes Fortnite: she had to participate in the Twitch Rivals, a tournament organized by Twitch and Epic Games and reserved for influencers and professional players.

But to his surprise, Epic Games refused registration an hour before the tournament: Chechik believes it was due to his background in the porn industrya cause that she does not hesitate to point out in one of her streams.

… I think last night Epic Games decided not to admit me because of my pornographic work. So I was banned from the game because of my past and my adult work. Epic Games hasn’t endorsed my background, but that’s okay. I’m used to it, so it’s fine.

Epic Games speaks out… and apologizes

Very quickly, the controversy began to swell on social networks, causing the dissatisfaction of the influencer, but also of her community and many Internet users. A bad buzz that prompted Epic Games to officially communicate through a tweet.

We’re really sorry this happened. The request to @TwitchRivals was to work with you to remove adult references from the background of your streams, due to our game rating. We have no problem with you attending events or you stream Fortnite.

In other words, and as some Internet users have spotted on Reddit, Chechik mentioned several X sites (for example written on a board in the background), which would have upset Epic Games whose Fortnite game is not recommended for children under 12 years old. Everything is explained.

Since then, the debate has continued on the web and some understand the publisher’s decision: “if you play Fortnite, Minecraft, Mario, etc., your main audience and customer base will be children and teenagers. They (companies) need to protect their image because once it’s damaged, it’s almost impossible to get it back”can we read on Reddit. As for you, any opinion on the matter?

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