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Seonwoo Lee, higher generally known as Infiltration is not going to be allowed to take part in a number of main tournaments this 12 months after making racist remarks whereas streaming on Twitch. Infiltration is understood within the combating game group primarily as an expert Street Fighter participant. He can also be identified for home abuse towards his then-wife in 2017.
In the clip from his Twitch channel which has since then been deleted, Infiltration talked about how being good mates with somebody of a unique race you’re allowed to say racial slurs to them and never have it’s taken personally. He then proceeded to say the n-word.
Following the stream, Infiltration obtained a number of emails from completely different main combating game tournaments together with EVO and Combo Breaker saying that they’d not let him compete after breaking their codes of conduct. Infiltration made an announcement on Twitter declaring that the choice behind the organizer’s actions was unclear, detailing how equally in earlier tournaments he was denied participation with no clear purpose. “If these one sided acts continue to occur, we’ll be seeing more and more players ending up as victims to these organizers,” mentioned Lee. “I stand by the position where mature people can create and come down to a solution with discussions rather than shying away and ignoring the consequences by applying one sided judgments.”
Infiltration completed his assertion by saying that he needed an apology to all of the event organizers who’ve refused his participation and hopes for “a more open and clear FGC” moving ahead. Following his assertion, he made one other tweet sharing “If I make someone feels bad, I will be better person and I can fix my mistake.” This got here right after he known as individuals who have been sharing the clip of him saying the n-word “haters.”
As of writing not one of the event organizers concerned haven’t made an announcement relating to Infiltration and the scenario at hand.