Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa, a popular Twitch-streamer known for provocative and suggestive dressing, was banned from the video-streaming platform after her genitals were revealed on-camera during a live stream.
With over 1.2 million followers on Twitch, Amouranth seemed to be innocently playing with her dog during the stream while her genitals were exposed; furthermore, it was revealed that she wasn’t wearing an undergarment during the stream, leading some people questioning if it was a purposeful stunt.
Throughout the stream, she was continuously rolling over and kept exposing her genitals multiple times while several followers had flooded the stream with messages and warnings about the wardrobe malfunction.
Twitch has strict policies in place concerning sexually suggestive and explicit content. Clothing that is “intended to be sexually suggestive” is prohibited on the platform, as stated by the company’s community guidelines.
Several Redditors were under the impression that Twitch wouldn’t take any strict action against Amouranth as the company was known to be less harsh whilst dealing with a few female streamers.
However, 12 hours after the streaming incident took place, Twitch ended up shutting down the account of Amouranth, leaving both the Twitch and Reddit community wondering what took the admins at the company 12 hours to ban such a clear violation.
Incidents such as these aren’t new on Twitch; earlier this year, a Twitch partner Nichole “Badbunny” was similarly suspended for exposing her crotch area during a live stream. The suspension lasted for three days before her account was restored to normal.
Several users across Twitch and Reddit are under the impression that Amouranth will also face similar punishment.
Amouranth has enjoyed a fairly good run on the platform so far with an average viewer count of nearly 2000 in the previous month. She has also amassed over 800 Patreon supporters with the highest tier Patreon being $850.
As of now, Amouranth and Twitch haven’t officially responded on the issue and haven’t released any statement yet.
Update – September 12, 2019: Amouranth has been unbanned after three days.