Activision now not working with Name of Obligation actor after hateful sexist feedback
Activision has condemned hateful feedback made by Name of Obligation voice actor Jeff Leach and said it is going to now not work with him, after movies displaying him making sexist feedback resurfaced on social media.
Content material creator Luke ‘NitroLukeDX’ Pickering shared a video on Twitter on Friday displaying Jeff Leach making extremely offensive sexual and threatening feedback focusing on girls whereas streaming Name of Obligation, amongst different conditions.
Leach is a companion with Fb Gaming. Whereas the social community has but to react to the scenario, in a press release shared with Charlie Intel, Activision mentioned: “Sexism has no place in our business, our video games or in society. Activision is now not working with Jeff Leach. We strongly condemn these remarks. We’re dedicated to delivering a enjoyable and protected expertise for all gamers.”
A few of the feedback within the video have been focusing on content material creator Natalie ‘ZombiUnicorn’ Casanova. The latter declined an invite to seem on a chat present alongside Leach in 2017, throughout which the actor went on to make inappropriate remarks about Casanova’s “horrendous cleavage.”
On the time, Casanova posted a video explaining their facet of the story, condemning Leach’s reported harassment and calling out his misogynist perspective.
Leach was banned from Twitch for his feedback towards Casanova, however he quickly turned a Fb Gaming companion.
Casanova has reacted to the feedback resurfacing on Twitter, calling out Fb Gaming, Activision and Leach’s sponsors for persevering with “to miss prejudiced malicious behaviors by cis white males like Jeff Leach.”
GamesIndustry.biz has reached out to Fb Gaming and Jeff Leach for remark.