“Someone I love killed themselves. I wish I could have said something to prevent it...I keep thinking there’s something I could have said or done. I wish I reached out more,” she said.
Following the news, fans of Reckful flooded his Twitch chat, expressing their grief and encouraging one another to look out for themselves.
Reckful was a star of World of Warcraft, streaming
Reckful enjoyed a very long run as World of WarCraft’s top player, standing atop the 3v3 ladder for Wrath of the Lich King seasons 4 through 8 and Cataclysm season 9. He was previously sponsored by Complexity Gaming.
He was one of Twitch’s early stars, attracting attention through his skills and savvy in the MMORPG as well as with his personality. He had nearly one million subscribers before his death.
Reckful has previously discussed struggling with mental health issues, including having bipolar disorder and having attempted suicide in the past.