Twitch refunds Dr Disrespect subscribers after channel ban

Dr. Disrespect has reportedly been perma-banned from Twitch

Dr. Disrespect has reportedly been perma-banned from Twitch

One of Twitch's popular streamers has reportedly received a ban from Twitch.

Slasher fueled speculation surrounding the ban by tweeting that he knows why Dr Disrespect was banned but wasn't comfortable with sharing that information. Portrayed by Guy Beahm, the personality's over-the-top 80s action hero character and his movie level production have made him a hit with viewers.

The ban was reportedly handed to him on Friday, June 26. This comes fresh off the steamer having just signed a multi-year contract with the Amazon-owned company in March.

So why exactly was Dr DisRespect banned from Twitch? His removal came in the wake of several high-profile bans, with Twitch cracking down on streamers who had been accused of sexual assault and harassment.

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You can find the site's community guidelines right here. Paid subscriptions to his channel have since been refunded by Twitch, in a telling sign that the ban is indeed permanent, and his status as a platform Partner has been removed in the code of the website itself. "When I was talking to Doc, all he said was that he was talking to Twitch to figure out what happened", he said. "But this is serious", she said.

Now that GameFuel and Razer are displaying their campaigns with Dr Disrespect again, fans are again speculating about the nature of his ban.

This time, it seems like the ban might be permanent despite his ongoing exclusive deal with Twitch. During that stream, Dr Disrespect walked into the men's bathroom while the stream was active. No further explanation was given and Dr Disrespect has not issued any public statements on the matter. In the clip, the streamer suddenly goes quiet and says "I appreciate everyone watching today". Hopefully we can get some answers in the coming days. "And uh.f**k", before abruptly ending his broadcast.

Dr Disrespect has remained silent on his social media pages since the ban, though it's expected that Twitch will provide a public statement in the near future.

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