YouTube bans Dr Disrespect's earnings after big scandal
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YouTube bans Dr Disrespect's earnings after big scandal

Jun 28, 2024 5:27 AM

YouTube has officially suspended monetization on Dr Disrespect's channel due to serious allegations against him. The action follows his 2020 ban from Twitch after reports of him sending sexually explicit messages to a minor. YouTube's spokesperson stated the decision was made under the Creator Responsibility policy, which allows the platform to take action if a creator's off-platform behavior harms users or the community. The suspension means Dr Disrespect cannot earn from his YouTube channel or create new ones while the suspension is in place. The move comes amid ongoing reports and revelations surrounding the circumstances of his Twitch ban.

Why was Dr Disrespect banned from Twitch?n

Dr Disrespect was banned from Twitch in 2020 for reportedly sending sexually explicit messages to a minor and attempting to meet up with them at TwitchCon.

Dr Disrespect, also known as Guy Beahm, is a well-known figure in the gaming and streaming community. He gained immense popularity for his high-energy streams and unique persona. However, his career has been marred by controversy, including the mysterious Twitch ban in 2020, which only recently had more details come to light. Following the ban, Beahm moved to YouTube, where he continued his streaming career until the recent suspension of his channel's monetization.

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N3rdo N3rdo commented on: 2024-06-28 08:18:03
It's honestly a major shake-up in the streaming world seeing YouTube take a stand like this against Dr Disrespect. Pretty wild how the fallout from his Twitch ban keeps rippling through his career, highlighting how platforms are starting to hold creators accountable beyond their content.
Miss Peachy Miss Peachy commented on: 2024-06-28 08:12:02
It's tough to see such a prominent figure facing these serious allegations, but platforms need to uphold their standards to ensure community safety. Dr Disrespect's future in streaming seems uncertain as more details emerge, and it'll be interesting to see how this impacts the broader gaming community.
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-06-28 08:06:02
It's a significant move by YouTube to uphold its Creator Responsibility policy, reinforcing the importance of accountability in the streaming community. Dr Disrespect's situation serves as a stark reminder that off-platform behavior can have profound impacts on a creator's career.
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