Will Amouranth quit Twitch after bans and hot tub harassment?

Olivia Richman • June 24, 06:41

Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa has been one of the hottest topics on Twitch for the past year due to a number of controversies, her sexually suggestive content, and the drama surrounding the hot tub meta that she helped to perpetuate. 

While Amouranth has consistently stood up for female streamers who choose to create sexually suggestive content, though a recent statement on her personal Twitter pointed to the risks that come with it.

“If anything, sexy streamers basically dive on the grenade that is offensively creepy and coomery people,” Amouranth said.

The hot tub meta has continued to get criticism from not only the Twitch community, but from the most popular personalities on the platform. Streamers Felix “xQc” Lengyel, Asmongold, and Jaryd “Summit1g” Lazar have been very vocal about their dislike of the hot tub meta as well as the latest tights and ASMR meta, blaming Twitch for allowing content that many feel is inappropriate. 

Amouranth reveals struggle with harassment over hot tub streams

It seems that all of the backlash has finally caught up to Amouranth. In an interview with Polygon, Amouranth revealed that the drama gotten to her. She almost decided to quit Twitch as a result. Amouranth is often silent about the hate she receives, but it clearly was weighing on her. 

Amouranth decided to stick with streaming “while I’m young and have the energy.” She compared it to retail workers getting harassed by “Karens” all day, stating that no job is perfect all the time. For Amouranth, the harassment is “worth it” so she is going to stick it out to keep making money. 

“When I’m older and have saved enough money, I can actually do what I want with it,” Amouranth told Polygon. 

Her future plans are to start an animal rescue program with all of the money she’s gotten from Twitch. And that’s a pretty hefty amount. Her net worth has been estimated to be between $2 million and $7 million thanks to her donations, paying subscribers, OnlyFans subscriptions, and sponsorships. 

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