DrDisrespect and Twitch settle legal dispute

DrDisrespect and Twitch settle legal dispute

Popular streamer Dr Disrespect aka Guy Beahm has settled his legal dispute with streaming giant Twitch.

In a post on Twitter, the personality said that the matter was closed and that "no party admits to any wrongdoing." This comes in the wake of Beahm being permanently banned from Twitch back in 2020. No reason was given as to why he was booted from the platform.

"I have resolved my legal dispute with Twitch," Beahm wrote on Twitter. "No party admits to any wrongdoing."

In a statement to PC Gamer, Twitch added: "Dr Disrespect and Twitch have resolved their legal dispute. No party admits to any wrongdoing."

DrDisrespect revealed that he was suing Twitch over his ban in August 2021. Beahm being booted from the platform came in the wake of him signing an exclusivity deal with Twitch in March 2020.  

Beahm currently has around 3.8 million subscribers on YouTube, his new streaming home now he is unable to use Twitch.

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