Wednesday, August 22, 2018

People Are Divided About Ninja’s Choice Not To Stream With Women

Why is this a big deal? Who cares who this guy streams with? It seems like people are trying to make something out of nothing.

In an interview with Polygon, Blevins made clear that he didn’t want to give gossip vlogs or trolls additional ammunition to use against him and his wife, Jessica. Not casting with women is the easiest way to ensure those rumors don’t spark, he said, prompting streamers, analysts, reporters and YouTube creators to discuss why. Intentionally or not, Blevins’ comments became talking points for some of the biggest issues Twitch faces: a rift between streamers of differing gender, power struggles and women’s general mistreatment.