Twitch Streamer Ninja Under Fire For Saying N-Word On Livestream

29 March 2018, 10:21 | Updated: 25 April 2018, 14:07

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Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

Why does this keep happening?

Superstar streamer Ninja is under fire after apparently saying the N-word in a livestream.

Ninja made headlines and broke records at the beginning of 2018 when he streamed himself playing the uber-popular game Fortnite with musical icon Drake.

Ninja was attempting to rap the opening section of Logic's song "44 More", which, interestingly, doesn't actually even include the N-word in its lyrics. Then, he did this:

This is an issue that, bizarrely, keeps affecting popular creators. PewDiePie apologised after yelling the word himself in a livestream in 2017. YouTuber Jake Paul was also seen saying the word in a leaked video.

Unsurprisingly, people weren't impressed: