On Feb. 3, the LCS broadcasting staff aired a phase tackling the lengthy historical past of TSM and Doublelift. At the forefront of the phase, the showrunners put work harassment from 2022 and all legalities that arose from it. Facing backlash from the group, the LCS staff apologized right now.
The official LCS Twitter issued an official apology to current and former TSM workers and gamers, together with Doublelift, and your complete LCS group. In the tweet, it’s defined how the phase was solely meant to overview the lengthy historical past between Doublelift and TSM, nevertheless it didn’t meet its personal requirements for content material.
The staff additionally promised to have a “sharper filter” sooner or later to keep away from such segments ever seeing the sunshine of day. “This was a miss from us, and moving forward, the LCS will apply a sharper filter to our editorial segments,” the LCS stated.
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The LCS defined how this phase wasn’t a single particular person’s thought and doing, and was as a substitute a staff effort and needs to be handled as such.
“The LCS broadcast is a team effort. When we make mistakes on the broadcast, it is not the fault of one person. Ultimately, we are the ones accountable for the content of our shows. As a valued member of the LCS team, LeTigress continues to have our full support, and we sincerely regret the negative impact our misstep has had on her,” the LCS stated.
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Gabby “LeTigress” Durden, the caster who was featured within the TSM and Doublelift phase, instantly apologized to the group and everybody affected, however the remarks directed at her have been nonetheless of hostile nature.