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Popular YouTube streamer IShowSpeed had an unintentional slip during a live stream, exposing himself to an audience of thousands. This shocking incident came just one day after his triumphant return to streaming, after a hiatus due to a severe sinus infection.
The Return to Streaming
IShowSpeed, also known as Darren Watkins Jr., celebrated his return to the platform on August 15, reaching a significant milestone of 19 million subscribers. His absence was due to a health scare that landed him in the hospital, battling a severe sinus infection leading to a swollen right eye and debilitating cluster headaches.
The Unexpected Incident
During a live stream on August 16, IShowSpeed was engrossed in a playthrough of “Five Nights at Freddy’s”. In an unexpected turn of events, he accidentally exposed himself on camera, leaving himself and his fans utterly shocked. He quickly sat down, realizing his mistake, and ended the stream.
Potential YouTube Ban
Fans took to Twitter to express their shock and concern over the incident, speculating that IShowSpeed could face a ban from YouTube. The platform’s policies prohibit content that includes “the depiction of clothed or unclothed genitals, breasts, or buttocks that are meant for sexual gratification”. While his account remains active at present, fans are concerned about potential repercussions.
IShowSpeed’s accidental flash was an unfortunate incident that overshadowed his triumphant return to streaming. The incident has left fans and the streaming community in shock, with many waiting to see how YouTube will respond. Stay tuned for more updates on this ongoing story.