Popular Twitch streamer Atrioc has issued a tearful apology for watching deepfake porn of fellow streamers.
A deepfake is a digitally altered video or image to appear as someone else – often without consent. They're sometimes used with malicious intent or to spread false information.
According to Dexerto, a clip of Atrioc's stream was shared on Reddit. It was said to show multiple tabs open, with one of them appearing to be deepfake porn depicting Twitch streamers such as Pokimane and Maya Higa.
\u201cThis story was how I found out that I'm on this website. I literally choose to pass up millions by not going into sex work and some random cheeto encrusted porn addict solicits my body without my consent instead. Don't know whether to cry, break stuff or laugh at this point.\u201d
He went on to say it was not a "pattern of behaviour" and that he did only look at it once. Atrioc also added he could provide the receipt to show he purchased access to the website on the same day the clip was made.
When the apology video surfaced online, one of the female streamers discovered that her images were also used on the deepfake website.
Twitch streamer Sweet Anita said: "I literally choose to pass up millions by not going into sex work and some random cheeto encrusted porn addict solicits my body without my consent instead,"
"Don’t know whether to cry, break stuff or laugh at this point."
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