Rainbow Six Siege coach Ellis “GiG” Hindle is below fireplace for posting a photograph of an unconscious girl on Twitter. This isn’t the primary time the coach has been in bother for comparable incidents.
On Jan. 19, a girl got here ahead to share her troubling run-in with GiG. She shared a TwitLonger on Twitter explaining what occurred, from her facet. Since then, many within the R6 group have come ahead to assist her and condemn GiG, in addition to the opposite Rainbow Six professional that was allegedly concerned.
In keeping with the sufferer, her former boyfriend, an R6 professional, confirmed her a photograph GiG had been sharing on social media that depicted her handed out after consuming an excessive amount of subsequent to R6 participant Joe “Joe” Crowther. After the picture was shared on social media by GiG, the lady—generally known as “Buwonye” on Twitter—began receiving demise threats, together with folks telling her she was a “hoe” and he or she ought to “kill herself.” Some even blamed her for the scenario since she had a courting app.
Some hostility additionally targeted on the actual fact she was courting R6 participant Iikka “Erkkari” Anttila earlier than the picture was taken. Buwonye additionally addressed that scenario: She had damaged up with him earlier than she ended up hanging out with Joe. She additionally added her time spent with Joe was “as pals” since she had lately been in a relationship.
On the evening in query, she mentioned: “I informed him I don’t keep in mind [anything]. He mentioned he went to the lavatory and when he was again, I used to be sleeping. However he by no means talked about to me or informed anybody he took any image.”
In a screenshot included within the TwitLonger, Erkkari may very well be seen utilizing Snapchat to indicate her the picture. Within the picture, she is laying on her abdomen and seems to be topless.
“I met with Joe, we went to drink, we each bought drunk… Me greater than him since I get drunk so simply. And he informed me to go for a stroll. We find yourself within the resort he booked from (sic) HIMSELF, not for us, and that occurred. After, I handed out and I can’t keep in mind [anything] in any respect. I simply know I awakened once more at 4am and I messaged Erkkari saying I used to be okay after which I went again to sleep as a result of I used to be feeling actually unhealthy,” she wrote.
The sufferer added a rumor had began going round that she had slept with Joe. She mentioned it made her really feel “betrayed” and “scared.” Joe additionally informed her no one knew the picture was her, telling her to “calm down.”
In keeping with Buwonye, Joe claimed the screenshot was from a video name the place he shared the picture, and that screenshot was the picture being shared on social media.
“I truthfully hate this. I really feel so sick, the truth that folks I believed they have been my pals and I talked all the time good about have been telling those that I used to be a bitch. It really harm. I get it, it may be humorous at first till you assume, how would they really feel? Did any of the individuals calling me bitch and telling me to die assume how unhealthy can do these phrases to somebody?” she wrote in her Jan. 19 assertion.
Many individuals responded to her TwitLonger with assist, condemning the coach’s habits. Some additionally added Joe and GiG must be in bother for sharing the picture.
Dot Esports has contacted each Buwonye and GiG for additional remark. As of publication, neither has responded to requests.
This isn’t the primary time GiG has been in bother with the legislation. Final 12 months, he was arrested by Manchester police for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. The studies embrace his associate claiming GiG had yelled at her, dragged her throughout the ground, and compelled her to have intercourse with him.
No expenses have been filed on the time and GiG remained signed with Invictus.