Herschel”Guy” Beahm aka DR Disrespect one of the top Twitch streamers got a permanent ban from Twitch on June 26. The streamer was under an exclusive multi-year contract with the company and the news about his ban came out as a shock to all the gaming community.
Twitch’s statement on Dr Disrespect ban, “As is our process, we take appropriate action when we have evidence that a streamer has acted in violation of our community guideline or Terms of Service. These apply to all streamers regardless of status or prominence in the community.”
Dr Disrespect currently defunct channel had over 4 million followers. He is one of the leading streamer and influencer and had also made a deal with a production company to create an animated TV series around his character.
After his account got disappeared from Twitch it leads to the rumours that he has been banned. Though the exact reason not clear for the ban and Beahm has not publicly acknowledged the ban on Twitter, YouTube, or Instagram.
This isn’t the first time when he got banned from Twitch. Previously he got two weeks ban for live streaming S3 the biggest gaming event of the year from his bathroom. Later he issued an apology,” He and his team had been too focused on “authenticity” and failed to consider the legal repercussions of streaming from a bathroom.”
Twitch announced earlier that they are permanently suspending channels with sexual assault. Which signal’s that the platform is going to take some harsh decision based on the streamers behaviour and any misconduct. That would lead to a permanent ban following a week of complaints about sexual harassment and assault. Dr Disrespect is not the person that would do such things and hasn’t been accused of any harassment or other misconduct.