Pokimane leaves Twitch due to a rise in “manosphere, red pill bullsh*t”

Imane “Pokimane” Anys announced earlier this week she was leaving Twitch and has taken to her podcast to explain why.

In short, her exclusivity deal with the Amazon-owned streaming platform came to an end and Pokimane decided not to renew the contract. “The end of an era,” she posted on X, formerly Twitter. “Twitch has been my home for a decade…but it’s time to say thank you for all the memories and love during my League, Fortnite, and Among Us days.”

It means Twitch – a platform derided for its lack of diversity – has just lost one of its most popular and high profile female streamers and, on her podcast series Don’t Tell Anyone, she detailed her concerns about the platform.

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