In his first Twitch stream after the disastrous occasion in NYC, Kai Cenat addressed his followers and expressed his disappointment within the crowd that turned violent. The streamer was charged by the NYPD after a giveaway final Friday, August 4, in Union Sq., New York, changed into a riot, with police representatives accusing elements of the group of looting and vandalism.
Whereas he and his content material group AMP have already addressed the problem on Twitter, this was Kai Cenat’s first stream after the incident, and he expressly condemned all violent acts, saying he was past disenchanted in individuals who grew to become “harmful”:
“I’m past, bro, disenchanted. Past disenchanted in anyone that grew to become harmful that day, bro. 100% bro, that sh*t is just not cool my n****. None of that’s cool, bro. After the issues that I’ve seen, I am past disenchanted within the issues that went on on Friday.”
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“I had good intentions”: As an NYC native, Kai Cenat says he wished to offer again to his neighborhood
Kai Cenat additionally added that he was baffled after watching movies of individuals dancing on vehicles and that the giveaway that he and the AMP members had deliberate was achieved with good intentions. Saying that not one of the stuff he noticed from the group was acceptable conduct, the streamer acknowledged:
“And I would like individuals to know that none of that was my intention. You recognize what I’m saying? I had good intentions for this complete factor and none solely that however I do not condone any of the issues that went on that day. None of that’s cool! I am seeing random movies of individuals getting sturdy on individuals’s vehicles. And I am asking myself whereas watching the video, ‘Why!?!’ Like, why?”
In a earlier a part of the stream, he additionally claimed that since he’s from New York, his intentions have been to offer again to the neighborhood that made him who he’s. Speaking about it, Kai Cenat mentioned:
“Ever since I began doing this, bro, it has been my dream to wish to give again to the neighborhood that made me who I’m, bro. That is at all times been my whole- I really feel that anybody who’s a giant individual can agree that wherever you come from, you wish to give again to the neighborhood, and also you wish to do good issues.”
It is clear that Kai and his fellow Twitch streamers didn’t anticipate the group that might come to the occasion, and that realization has dawned upon him too, as he advised his viewers concerning the affect he has on individuals:
“However after Friday, bro, I’ve come to appreciate the quantity of not solely energy however affect that I’ve on individuals. I’ve come to appreciate that sh*t…”
The preliminary clip of him speaking about being disenchanted has garnered various consideration on social media. Listed here are some reactions from r/LivestreamFail, with many saying he was attempting to wreck management:
Kai Cenat has been charged by the NYPD and might be showing in court docket subsequent week, as per the replace on the identical stream. It isn’t clear when he’ll return to streaming often, however he did reassure his followers to not fear and simply pray that issues work out.