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Alinity Breaks Her Silence On Dr Disrespect Rumor

A couple of weeks ago, Dr Disrespect was permanently banned from Twitch, much to the surprise of his millions of viewers. In the days since Dr Disrespect's unexpected ban, rumors have swirled regarding the reason behind it. Even a body language expert has weighed in to discuss the streamer's final bizarre broadcast on Twitch. For his own part, the Doc has told fans that Twitch has not been forthcoming with a reason for his ban. Twitch's official statement regarding the ban was the very definition of a non-answer.

One of the weirder rumors surrounding this whole thing has been that fellow Twitch streamer Alinity was somehow involved in Dr Disrespect's ban. In a recent broadcast with psychiatrist streamer Alok "Dr. K" Kanojia, Alinity dove into some detail surrounding the kind of harassment she's received, particularly in recent weeks. The subject of Dr Disrespect came up, at which point Alinity told Dr. K that she had received a ton of backlash from Dr Disrespect fans. Apparently a lot of the Doc's fans are blaming her for the Doc's mysterious ban. 

"I've never met the guy, never talked to him, like, ever had an interaction with the guy," said Alinity. "He got banned, and I was trending on Twitter with his ban. People telling me that it was my fault that he got banned."

According to Alinity, the accusations were plenty, with many of them not making much sense to her. She said that people even asked her if the Doc had cheated on his wife with her. While Dr Disrespect has admitted to being unfaithful to his wife in the past, there's little to no evidence that would suggest such a thing occurring with Alinity or that this would factor into his ban.

Because of this harassment, she says that she became "obsessed" with trying to figure out why Dr Disrespect was banned. As Alinity explained, "I wanted to prove to these people that, like, it had nothing to do with me."

Alinity didn't elaborate on how she went about investigating the Doc's ban. However, much like the rest of the internet at this point, it seems like she is no closer to figuring out the real reason for the ban. For the moment, that part of the puzzle remains a total mystery, even to other streamers. 

Alinity also opened up more about the kind of mental stress she's been under recently. During an emotional broadcast last week, Alinity told her fans that she has struggled with the kind of harassment she's received online. It's gotten to the point where she has contemplated taking her own life, so she wanted to make it clear to her viewers that words can be just as harmful as actions. In the days since that broadcast, former rivals like Ninja have reached out to apologize for the things they've said

However, the continued harassment has clearly taken a toll on Alinity, who mentioned during her stream with Dr. K that she continues to have problems with depression. 

At one point in the stream, Dr. K mentions that he doesn't understand what these trolls could possibly want from Alinity. To that, Alinity responded very frankly that she has considered suicide. She explained that she has also thought about leaving social media behind entirely as a way of getting away from the constant negativity. Unfortunately, with her career being what it is, she doesn't see that as a viable option. Twitch streamers generally need to maintain a heavy online presence to promote their channels, so it's difficult for some people to detach from social media completely.

There have been a lot of conversations recently among content creators regarding the difficulty of dealing with fan backlash. Just recently, PewDiePie posted a video discussing "cancel culture" and how it can make it difficult for people to overcome their past mistakes. For Alinity's part, it appears as though some toxic fans have looped her into a situation she's not even a part of. 

In the meantime, Dr. K recommended that she should give her regular psychiatrist a call, which Alinity seemed to be open to.  And it appears Alinity still hopes to uncover what really happened with Dr Disrespect. At that point, there's a good chance a large portion of the harassment would stop. However, it doesn't seem like the world is going to get answers about the Doc's sudden disappearance from Twitch anytime soon.

Hopefully the truth regarding Dr Disrespect's ban will be revealed sooner rather than later. Then Alinity might be able to put this whole situation behind her.