A Fortnite Champion Series team disqualified in the semi-finals after one of its players insulted rival players and said, “I wish I could kill them”.
Fortnite Champion Series team disqualified after paper sends death threats
The trio of paper, neeqo and kwah were competing in the semi-finals of the Fortnite Champion Series, where they failed to qualify for the Grand Finals after being contested by TFC Sharkman, fearfll, and Enquz. The trio was set to compete in the Reboot Round to get another go for the Grand Finals, but paper’s outburst managed to get them completely disqualified instead.
Fair warning that some of the language ahead is pretty disgusting.
After being contested by the trio, paper took to Twitter to Tweet ableist insults at them, before jumping into Twitch chats to insult them further and even claim, “I wish I could kill them” and, “I’m going to find where they live and beat them until they can never touch their keyboard again”.
Epic saw paper’s behaviour on Twitch and Twitter and promptly banned him and his two teammates, with an email from Epic disqualifying the team shared on Twitter by neeqo. This means that the trio have lost the chance to fight in the Reboot Round, which could have allowed them to move onto the Grand Finals. It’s not known yet whether paper will face a separate ban for his part in the disqualification.
Yall little ass kids keep putting words in my mouth i never said i shouldnt be disqualified or that i dont deserve it but idk why what i say here has to translate to the video game i got griefed by goofballs— Paper (@paper_fn) May 23, 2021
Indefinite ban on twitch ggs boys it was a good run i gave people good times and laughs while i could but its over for me now and ik it is my fault for my anger problems but man.— Paper (@paper_fn) May 24, 2021
It is unknown as of now if paper is going to appeal this ban, and if it will be revoked after some time. But, one has to assume he will also receive a competitive ban within Fortnite in the near future.
Over the course of May 21-22, the FNCS semifinals were held worldwide. This was the center stage for trios aiming to qualify for this season’s Grand Finals and take their share of the massive prize pool.