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Internet celebrity Etika may be losing it again [WARNING: RASCIST AND HOMOPHOBIC SLURS]

Feb 20, 2018
477
I'm not gonna tut-tut people who are attacking someone known for doing publicity stunts. His "suicide" thing last time was just that (which he personally confirmed because he was forced to and also because he didn't want it to hit his wallet).
Where was there confirmation that it was a stunt? I heard the same thing myself, but couldn't find any sources from a google, and I'm interested in how he "justified" it.
 

Professor Beef

YOU WANNA GO DUMB, I'LL GO DUMB WITH YOU
Moderator
Oct 25, 2017
8,682
The Digital World
Where was there confirmation that it was a stunt? I heard the same thing myself, but couldn't find any sources from a google, and I'm interested in how he "justified" it.
He explained what had happened and his friends confirmed it.

- It was meant to be an ARG that got out of hand, people thought he was suicidal but he was only talking about his streams.
- Said that it was almost entirely to do with the fact that the network he was a part of was keeping him from making more money.
- Wanted a fresh start which meant shutting down his then stream and making a new channel.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,131
I think the missing context here is that, from what I've seen at least, this guy hasn't been a continuous Nazi like Josh Thomas who targets individuals on social media and continuously campaigns to hurt people. The way Etika expressed himself here seems sporadic and unstable, suggesting something more medical than malicious.

His actions, themselves, should be condemned, but I think maybe we're overlooking some root causes in our rush to judge the entire person behind them.
Etika had consistently used misogynistic and homophobic language forever.
He also stans hard for guys like PewDiePie.
 
Oct 28, 2017
3,405
An asshole Youtuber that deleted his channel and acted suicidal for publicity last year. This is just par for the course for him TBH.
In pretty sure he have some sort of mental problem or something, well for once he have ADHA and his girlfriend is ever crazier
 
Oct 25, 2017
9,387
Nothing
A few will, most won't care.

Same goes for a lot of these "personalities." Their hardcore fans just don't give a damn and overlook any and all transgressions.
Honestly couldn't have said it better myself.

It's real silly people still trying to make it about this when you can just go here and see he considers these things "experiments".

https://www.reddit.com/r/EtikaReddi.../definitive_and_factual_guide_to_etika_drama/
hey I remember that reddit thread. But yea it's impossible to take Etika seriously when he does this after the whole mental institute claim. Dude became obsessed with growing his mind share and he will do anything to make it grow at this point.
 
Nov 30, 2017
176
It’s astounding to me how many people in this thread are all but excusing the racism and homophobia by saying he “needs help” and probably has emotional problems. Since when has this ever been an excuse for anyone?
 
Oct 25, 2017
3,582
He explained what had happened and his friends confirmed it.

- It was meant to be an ARG that got out of hand, people thought he was suicidal but he was only talking about his streams.
- Said that it was almost entirely to do with the fact that the network he was a part of was keeping him from making more money.
- Wanted a fresh start which meant shutting down his then stream and making a new channel.
dude should be banned from youtube and twitter. and just forgotten
 
Oct 25, 2017
3,614
It’s astounding to me how many people in this thread are all but excusing the racism and homophobia by saying he “needs help” and probably has emotional problems. Since when has this ever been an excuse for anyone?
Got a good laugh out of the first few pages on this.
 
Jan 24, 2018
646
Tried to weather through the first debacle because I think he can be genuinely really funny at times but at this point he's just treating everything like a typical 4chan shit post. I'm done.
 
Feb 1, 2018
395
It’s astounding to me how many people in this thread are all but excusing the racism and homophobia by saying he “needs help” and probably has emotional problems. Since when has this ever been an excuse for anyone?
He does most likely have emotional problems and he does need help. He's also clearly racist and homophobic. The two aren't mutually exclusive.
 
Oct 7, 2018
150
Well hopefully youtube keeps him banned and doesn't allow him to make anymore channels... they probably will though... sigh... has he been banned from twitter yet?
 
Oct 25, 2017
931
Strong Island NY
People have to stop following these assholes.

Like ban him from all social media already. If he has mental illness, someone who knows him personally should step in and help. Else he deserved lifetime social media ban. Don't need people like him adding his racist shit on top of all the "regular" racists.

Sadly people online still following these guys. Just stop giving them attention already.
 
Feb 1, 2019
269
Spain
The dude clearly needs help.

As someone who is clinically mentally ill, all of the tweets I have seen make me believe he is not faking it.
 
Oct 25, 2017
3,004
Seems to be he's just an asshole chasing clout.
Queer gamers: (get bullied, receive death threats, can't play online without being harassed)

Gamers: ...

Etika: FAGGOTS

Gamers: omg bb I hope you get better soon :'( ilysm
Yeah he can fuck right off.



You know, it's funny. I had a thread a while back about Toxicity in gaming and steps devs could take a while back and people gave me the usual garbage responses:
"Just Mute them lol"
"Don't play MP games?"
"It's just words don't get mad"

Meanwhile I sit here and get harassed daily in games like Siege:








There's countless more Clips, Videos, Audio Recordings, Etc that I have all saved from when I play siege that I could go through and grab revalent parts, but it's obvious that at the end of the day no one on Gaming Side could give 2 fucks about slurs being shouted as long as they aren't the ones being attacked. I'm fucking done of sitting here and being shit on, and having some dipshit youtuber with a history of pulling theatrics say hurtful shit and having people say "Poor Etika :'( ilsym".

Fuck Etika and fuck anyone that defends this piece of human refuse.
Preach.
 

Ichi

Banned
Member
Sep 10, 2018
1,997
I'm sorry but why are people like this still given attention? Because they were good at Smash?

Then again just look at YouTube comments ...
 
Oct 25, 2017
21,092
I'm sorry but why are people like this still given attention? Because they were good at Smash?

Then again just look at YouTube comments ...
Etika isn't even good at smash. He reacted to smash trailers and people watched him.

Sakurai rt'd his mewtwo reaction and he blew up.