Counter-Strike: World Offensive caster Matthew “Sadokist” Trivett has been fired and despatched house from the game’s Rio Main, following allegations of a boozy night time out turning right into a blazing row that ended up with broadcast tools being smashed. The Canadian has been a serious caster within the CS:GO scene for a few years, and beforehand made headlines in 2018 when he stepped down from the ESL Professional League broadcast workforce after utilizing a racial slur on a livestream and telling CS: GO persona Don Haci to kill himself.
It is unlucky for the broader IEM Rio occasion which, after just a few technical hitches to begin with, has settled into an amazing rhythm and produced some fabulous Counter-Strike. Trivett’s departure was first introduced on November 6, with caster Anders Blume changing him. On the time the ESL issued the next assertion:
“We are able to affirm that an incident occurred final night time involving Sadokist. Because of this, Anders has stepped in to commentate for the rest of the match. We have now no additional feedback and would love the main focus to stay on the competitors.”
The devoted Counter-Strike web site dust2.us, a part of HLTV, is now reporting that Trivett was fired following a violent incident that occurred after an evening of ingesting. Trivett had allegedly been out at a bar earlier than returning to the lodge the ESL is utilizing to deal with all gamers and workers. As soon as there, Trivett headed to a ballroom which had been briefly arrange with media manufacturing tools and PCs.
A number of sources instructed Dust2.us that, as soon as the caster entered this room, he grew to become embroiled in a verbal argument earlier than throwing an object at a gaggle of individuals from FURIA, the Brazilian CS: GO workforce, who had been filming a promotional spot with the streamer Gaules. This escalated the confrontation and it is at this level Trivett allegedly turned violent, turning into engaged in an altercation that ended up with a TV being smashed and lodge workers turning into concerned.
Witnesses added that ESL’s Michal “Carmac” Blicharz obtained concerned in an try and calm the Canadian down, however solely obtained a shouting match for his troubles, and after this the police arrived. The ESL nearly instantly fired Trivett from the occasion, knowledgeable his co-workers, and booked him a flight house.
I’ve contacted the ESL for any touch upon the state of affairs, although the organisation has beforehand declined to broaden on its unique assertion about Trivett. I’ve additionally contacted Trivett himself to ask in regards to the allegations. IEM Rio is ongoing, with the match about to hit the enterprise finish this weekend.