He assured the people he was with that “we’re good, we’re fine”, as well as helping to reassure viewers.
Ross was made to sit outside the building while it was searched, before he was allowed to return inside the gym shortly afterwards.
Thankfully, it didn’t cause too much disruption. But “swatting” has become a major problem for some streamers over recent times.
The worrying trend sees streamers targeted by trolls, who find the address or location of a figure online before making a hoax phone call to the emergency services, often claiming that there’s extreme violence taking place there.
The idea is to make the lie sound as urgent and threatening as possible to prompt an armed response – hence “SWAT”.
Previously this year, porn legend-turned-Twitch star Adriana Chechik revealed that she’s being so badly swatted, she’s going to have to move house.