Microsoft Cancels Streamer's Partnership After 'Sex Offender' Tweet

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Harrison “HarrisonJr” Patrick Stewart had, until last week, been a verified streamer and partner on Microsoft’s Mixer platform. His deal has since been cancelled after he tweeted an image of himself alongside the text “Come watch a registered sex offender plays Fortnite with 10 year olds!!”

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As The Hollywood Reporter...reports, Stewart—who had around 80,000 followers—posted the following tweet last week before quickly deleting it:

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He then issued an apology:

In a statement sent to THR, Microsoft say “We take immediate action when we determine content violates our terms of service. We encourage our users to report potential violations, and we provide guidance on how to do that. We’ve reviewed the content in question and as a result made the decision to end our partnership.”

Stewart’s account is now no longer verified, nor even apparently active, with all his previous streams deleted and a small message left simply saying “I’m sorry.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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reginaldps
Reginald.P.S.K

Didnt even go as far as taking a camera into a public washroom like that other dipshit streamer and seems to have gotten a bigger punishment. Seems microsoft at least has a shred of decency above twitch. So far at least.