LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Felix Lengyel aka xQc has chastised Nadia Amine, a Twitch presenter, on X (formerly Twitter) for a post supporting Imane Anys, popularly known as Pokimane, amid the Myna snacks controversy.
A rebranding incident involving Pokimane’s new brand, Myna Snacks, has gone viral on social media. Many criticized his response to criticism as “insensitive.”
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xQc criticizes Nadia for supporting Pokimane
Nadia spoke out in support of Pokimane, although Pokimane accepted responsibility for her “broke boy” joke and addressed people’s concerns about the cost of her cookies.
The streamer claimed that “hate towards women” on the internet was mainly responsible for the unrest that erupted after the launch of her cookie brand. But xQc disagrees, arguing that there have been many legitimate criticisms of the product.
xQc criticizes Nadia (@xqcow1/Instagram)
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xQc’s sharp reproach is as follows: “Yes Nadia, it’s hatred towards women that gave cookies their price.”
The tweet further read, “Coincidentally, it was also hatred towards women that made everyone living paycheck to paycheck and not being able to afford luxury goods .There is no valid criticism here, tell the Queen.”
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Yes Nadia, it was hatred towards women that gave cookies their price. Coincidentally, it’s also the hatred towards women that causes everyone to live paycheck to paycheck and can’t afford luxury goods. There is no valid criticism here, tell them that, queen 👸
– xQc (@xQc) November 20, 2023
Pokimane apologizes for ‘insensitive’ joke
Pokimane, a prominent figure in the streaming community, faced controversy over the pricing of her Myna Cookies. During a live stream, she made a humorous remark about the $28 price of her cookies, sparking a backlash on social media.
Pokimane apologized for the joke and acknowledged the insensitivity of her comments. She has since committed to re-evaluating the cost of her cookies, recognizing the impact of her comments and the financial burden on some subscribers.
Pokimane faces backlash over expensive cookies (Getty Images)
She pledged to consider making Myna Cookies as affordable as possible.
The apology read: “While what I said was 100% intended as a joke, I understand why it seemed insensitive and I apologize. I also understand that the current price of cookies may be expensive for some, and I promise we will continue to think about pricing to keep myna as affordable as possible.
Even though what I said was 100% intended as a joke, I understand why it came off as insensitive and I apologize.
I also understand that the current price of cookies may be high for some, and I promise that we will continue to think about pricing to keep myna as affordable as possible. https://t.co/u0HovPw2Za
– pokimane (@pokimanelol) November 20, 2023
As the controversy unfolds, fans await details on the changed pricing system and how it will affect the streaming community as a whole.
Pokimane’s actions will serve as a case study in how content creators can overcome problems while maintaining good relationships with their audiences.
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