Fortnite – Fortnite professional TaySon makes homophobic feedback on stream
Two-time skilled Fortnite participant Tai “TaySon” Starčič is dealing with some heavy criticism after making homophobic feedback throughout a reside stream.
Throughout a Fortnite stream,TaySon was asked by a user in his chat what his ideas on the “LGBT community” had been. The Slovenian professional initially misunderstood the query, asking what’s the “IGBT” group. An unknown particular person clarified that the query was for the LGBT group, explaining that it stands for the “gay community.”
TaySon responded, saying, “No, I don’t support that shit,” shortly adopted by somebody exclaiming “No!” seemingly in response to TaySon’s assertion. Whereas a few of the video is ineligible, somebody does seem to “Don’t say that,” adopted by TaySon confirming his earlier assertion saying, “I don’t support them.”
A form-of an apology from TaySon
After a swift and justified response from Fortnite followers, TaySon launched a TwitLonger strolling again his homophobic statements on stream. TaySon claimed that his “English is very poor,” which was the reason for his assertion. He additionally claims that the query he was requested was “misinterpreted,” regardless that the query appears fairly simple.
“My response to the state of affairs that occurred at present. To begin issues off, I really do apologize for what I’ve stated earlier, when requested the query on stream I genuinely didn’t suppose issues via clearly and the best way I interpreted the query was very totally different to what it really meant.
”My English could be very poor, I’m not as snug talking the language as I might wish to be, so naturally I didn’t notice I had tousled, both. The query I used to be requested at present was simply misinterpreted. By no means do I oppose anybody’s sexual id, I [don’t] oppose anybody for who they’re in any respect. I hope that everybody can perceive, and I really am regretful of what I stated.”
At simply 16-years-old, TaySon has secured two final two Fortnite Champion Collection (FNCS) competitions. His first win got here in Chapter 2 – Season three as a solo, after which in Chapter 2 – Season four in trios. Tayson’s homophobic feedback, whether or not they had been an accident or a misunderstanding, hurts the LGBTQIA+ and Fortnite group as a complete.