A statement from FaZe Clan regarding Dubs. pic.twitter.com/0lSlUEL5J7
— FaZe Clan (@FaZeClan) February 29, 2020
“We are requiring Dubs to battle by means of sensitivity training and proactively requiring all FaZe Clan individuals to battle by means of sensitivity training immediately,” Faze added.
Dubs is a effectively-identified Fornite player and streamer, who Placed 15th in the World Cup 2019 Solo Finals, and Seventh in the Duo Finals along with his teammate Megga, also of FaZe.
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The Fortnite star, who was first signed by Faze in May of 2019, posted an apology to his Twitter suitable earlier than his team announced the suspension.
“I can’t even picture how sorry I am,” the younger pro wrote. “I didn’t intend to be hurtful in any way but what I said was peaceful hurtful, insensitive, and dismal.”
“The note shouldn’t have been in my vocabulary and I apologize from the bottom my heart to everybody I offended by using it,” he continued. “You deserve larger”
I can’t even picture how sorry I am. I didn’t intend to be hurtful in any way but what I said was peaceful hurtful, insensitive, and dismal. The note shouldn’t have been in my vocabulary and I apologize from the bottom my heart to everybody I offended by using it. You deserve larger
— FaZe Dubs (@Dubsfn) February 29, 2020
Dubs is not really the first Fortnite pro to face consequences for something they said on stream. Back in 2019 Erik ‘Bloodx’ Guttormsen ‘parted ways’ with esports org Eleven Gaming after allegations he also old-fashioned a racial slur, though in that case it wasn’t captured on stream.
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It remains to be considered whether or not Dubs will return to characterize FaZe fully after the suspension, and how the situation will affect his competing going forward.