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Is IShowSpeed Banned from YouTube in 2022? Here’s What We Know

The YouTuber IShowSpeed has a massive fan following on various social media platforms including YouTube and Instagram. The real name of the YouTube star is Darren Watkins Jr. and he has been posting content for a long time now.

Continue reading further to find out whether IShowSpeed is banned from the video-sharing platform YouTube or not?

Is IShowSpeed banned from YouTube?

Popular YouTube streamer IShowSpeed has been putting out content on YouTube for his fans over the last couple of years. It’s not like this is the first time, he is facing some trouble but it seems like he will have a hard time getting out of this one.

On Friday, the content creator announced that he has been banned from YouTube on the social media platform Instagram. He took to his Instagram Story to bid goodbye to his fans. He wrote, “I’m banned guys goodbye”, in the Instagram story.

Why was IShowSpeed banned from YouTube?

It has been stated that IShowSpeed got banned from YouTube after he shared some explicit content during his recent live stream. The in-game mishap that happened led to the suspension of the YouTuber.

During his live stream, Darren admitted that this type of content was not suitable for children and due to that he hid his screen meanwhile the explicit content continued to play in the background.

At one point in his live stream, the fans of IShowSpeed were able to see what was going on as the picture disappeared for a split second. When the explicit content was being played, nearly 90k people were watching the live stream.

Just like any other platform, YouTube has its own set of guidelines that need to be followed by all content creators. YouTube is very particular about what kind of content is being posted by the stars on the platform and what is being shown to the viewers.

If any creator tends to violate the guidelines of YouTube, then as a result of their actions, the content creator will get automatically banned from the platform. For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you YouTube has a strict set of rules and regulations for content that revolves around nudity, and sexual content.

IShowSpeed was banned from Twitch earlier this year

Yes, you read that right. IShowSpeed was banned from the streaming service Twitch a couple of months ago. The content creator landed in trouble after a clip of him getting angry at another player went viral on the internet.

In the clip that surfaced online, Darren could be heard saying, “What b****? Is a b**** talking to me? Is a female talking to me? Am I trippin’? Get off the f****** game and do your husband’s dishes.” Soon afterward, he was banned from the platform.

Do you think IShowSpeed aka Darren deserved to get banned from YouTube? Kindly drop your thoughts on the whole matter in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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