Part of the sometimes unspoken problem here is that there does seem to be a baseline level of toxicity that enough people are willing to go along with. When he's not exploring the culture of video games, he's wishing he had a….
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This is part of the reason why so many of us have simply chosen to mute chat in video games or otherwise rely on private Discord servers to chat with friends. Despite his apparent attempt to delete the video, the internet discovered what happened and quickly spread footage of the moment.
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Ad — content continues below. Since that stream and some of the resulting fallout, Leonard released the following statement regarding his use of the slur:. View this post on Instagram.
Photo: Activision. Every player that mutes Call of Duty chat because of racism and toxicity is a player who could have used that chat to offer something more productive. Written by Matthew Byrd SilverTuna from Matthew Byrd.
Get the best of Den of Geek delivered right to your inbox! Tags: Call of Duty. Along with the disturbing idea that people are somehow becoming nostalgic for even worse days, that chat touches on fundamental issues that we still deal call when combating racism in society.
While there are many comments below that post and the other places it has been shared from duty who say they also did not know the word that Leonard used was racist we will not share that word hereit is nearly impossible to suggest that Leonard was entirely ignorant to what he was saying. Share: Share on Facebook opens in a new tab Share on Twitter opens in a new tab Share on Linkedin opens in a new tab Share on opens in a new tab Comment: Comments count: 0.