Kick has acted swiftly to fireside its social media supervisor for posting a picture of the Island Boys twins kissing. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Kick.com has fired its social media supervisor after they posted an incestuous picture of social media personalities Franky and Alex Venegas, aka the Island Boys. Regardless of being recognized to courtroom controversy, Kick acted shortly to distance itself from a possible backlash from its followers.
The Stake owned streaming platform took to X Friday to apologize for the submit that includes the Florida–primarily based twins:
The Island Boys included within the image are an American hip-hop duo. The social media submit featured them kissing inside a picture template Kick normally makes use of to announce new streamer signings to its platform.
Thats hardly grounds to fireside somebody”
A few of Kick’s followers felt the firing was just a little too harsh, together with Kick streamer Xchng3. “Persons are means too smooth nowadays my god,” the streamer admonished. “Thats hardly grounds to fireside somebody.”
Kick’s haste in firing its worker mirrors its banning of content material creator Heelmike for streaming himself performing a intercourse act with a woman on its platform final 12 months. Customers of the platform instantly criticized Kick for not taking comparable motion in opposition to content material creator Suspenda, who streamed himself having intercourse.