Pull out is a platform full of diverse personalities and popular streamers for fans to connect with. As an ever-growing number of content creators establish themselves and consistently capture large audiences, it can be difficult to keep up with the resulting drama and controversy.
A major source of controversy within Twitch as a platform is usually the suspensions and bans that popular Twitch streamers often receive. Recently, popular streamer Macaiyla, whose viewership has been rising steadily over the past few months, received a mysterious ban from the platform. This has led many to speculate as to the exact duration and reasons behind Twitch’s ban.
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Macaiyla’s Twitch career so far
Macaiyla is the longtime girlfriend of Hugely Popular League of Legends Streamer Tyler1, who rose to fame for his over-the-top reactions and a high-profile ban from League of Legends due to toxic behavior. Macaiyla has been featured heavily on Tyler1’s streams, where she established herself in the community and was inspired to start streaming herself.
Macaiyla began streaming back in July 2019 and has built a consistent audience over the years. She would become a content creator for esports organization Cloud9 in 2021, although Macaiyla recently resigned from that position in February this year after responding to a controversial tweet she made regarding Ukraine.
Macaiyla’s Twitch career has been no stranger to controversy, as her streams have been embodied in “edgy humor” and content with shock value. Prior to the recent ban, Macaiyla received a one-day ban in September 2019 for accidentally showing nudity on stream. Another ban followed shortly thereafter in November 2019, this time for a full seven days. While Macaiyla stayed out of trouble for some time after those bans, Twitch’s latest sanction is its harshest yet.
Length of Macaiyla’s Twitch Ban
Macaiyla was banned from Twitch on June 3, and the streamer quickly took to Twitter to share with fans the fuller details of the punishment. The streamer let fans know that the ban was originally set for a full two weeks, although Macaiyla also said she is in the process of appealing the ban to try and shorten the length of time it will last . With a two-week ban being at the high end of Twitch penalties, fans are understandably concerned and curious as to why the ban was imposed in the first place.
Reasons for Macaiyla’s Twitch Ban
As is usual, many viewers immediately started speculating and developing theories as to why Macaiyla got the Twitch ban. A leading theory relates to the fact that Macaiyla recently ended up in hot water yet again via Twitter for her comments about the Vietnamese food pho, where she apparently hinted that dog meat might be an ingredient in the dish. This, of course, led many to believe that these statements were the justification for the ban, when this is clearly not the case.
Macaiyla took to Twitter again, letting fans know that while the ban was indeed for “hateful content directed towards a group,” the group in question was not an Asian community. Macaiyla further admitted that she was shocked at the reasoning behind the ban, hence the appeal, and would speak in more detail after her suspension ended. After saying this, Macaiyla seemed remorseful and admitted that she was grateful for it Pull out Ban as it opened eyes to act more mature.
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