xQc faces backlash over verbal exchange on Monkey Chat – Popular Twitch streamer Felix “xQc” Lengyel recently found himself in the midst of controversy after viewers accused him of making racist remarks during a live stream on the Monkey Chat app. The platform, similar to Omegle, allows users to interact with strangers globally, creating both entertaining and contentious moments.
During a verbal exchange with a stranger who was hurling homophobic slurs and insults, xQc responded, “I could take my daily check and buy your entire f***ing bloodline.” Immediately recognizing the potential misinterpretation, he commented, “I didn’t mean it like that. Don’t be weird about it.” Despite his clarification, a short clip featuring the controversial remark went viral on social media.
xQc faces backlash over verbal exchange on Monkey Chat
In a subsequent stream, xQc directly addressed the accusations, reacting to a comment from Twitch streamer Kaceytron, who questioned whether he would apologize or continue being perceived as unpleasant. xQc responded by distinguishing between being an “a**hole” and being a “racist,” asserting that while he might be the former, he vehemently denied the latter. He expressed his unwillingness to apologize for being an “a**hole.”
xQc did NOT think this one through 💀
— xqc reviews (@xQcReviews) November 24, 2023
Social media erupted with opinions on the matter, with some defending xQc, arguing that the viral clip was taken out of context. One user suggested that the context of the situation was crucial, stating, “Nah, the guy on the left had it coming to him. This clip is out of context, but he just kept disrespecting xQc.” Another user claimed that xQc had used the same “insult” multiple times, emphasizing that it wasn’t a racial remark.
The controversy raises questions about the fine line between playful banter and offensive language in the streaming world. As fans and critics continue to debate xQc’s intentions, the incident serves as a reminder of the challenges content creators face in navigating humor that can easily be misconstrued. Only time will tell how this controversy will impact xQc’s reputation in the gaming and streaming community.