“If you’re ugly, people won’t like you,” Asmongold makes controversial remark against up and coming streamers

The streamer's comments have been met with criticisms.

“If you’re ugly, people won’t like you,” Asmongold makes controversial remark against up and coming streamers

Asmongold is a very popular Twitch streamer with over 3.4 million followers on his main channel and over 1.3 million followers on his secondary channel. He recently made a controversial remark about up and coming streamers. The statement has sparked outrage and backlash across the Twitch community.

During one of his recent streams, Asmongold was discussing the struggles that smaller streamers face when trying to gain viewership on the platform. He then made the following statement: “Well here’s the thing right, you wanna know a really really uncomfortable sh**ty truth? It’s that if you’re ugly, people won’t like you. And this is even more true for girls. So if you’re really fat and really ugly, it doesn’t matter how funny you are, people just aren’t gonna like you. They don’t want to look at you. That’s it.”

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Asmongold’s comments attracts criticisms


The comment has been met with widespread criticism, with many calling it insensitive, discriminatory, and harmful. Some have even gone as far as to call for Asmongold to be banned from Twitch.

Critics argue that Asmongold’s comment perpetuates harmful stereotypes and reinforces toxic beauty standards. Many have pointed out that success on Twitch is not solely based on physical appearance. Rather they are based on content quality, personality, and engagement with the audience.

Furthermore, the remark has sparked a conversation about the representation of marginalized communities on Twitch. Many individuals from marginalized communities, including women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ+ community, have already faced discrimination and harassment on the platform, and comments like Asmongold’s only exacerbate the issue. Some of the notable reactions to Asmongold’s comments are listed below:

Despite the backlash, Asmongold has not issued an apology for his comment. Instead, he has defended his statement, claiming that it was an uncomfortable truth that many streamers needed to hear.

The incident highlights the importance of addressing discrimination and harassment on streaming platforms and the need for content creators to use their platforms responsibly. As the Twitch community continues to grow, it’s crucial that all members work towards creating a safe and inclusive environment for all.

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