Overwatch League coach GetAmazed accused of sexual exploitation

A member of the Overwatch group has claimed that they had been “groomed and sexually exploited” by Zouheir “GetAmazed” Baba, present head coach of the Washington Justice and former coach of a number of European Overwatch Contenders groups.

The poster, who goes by Kassian, detailed the accusations in a TwitLonger that circulated across the Overwatch group at the moment. 

According to the Twitlonger, Kassian employed GetAmazed on Metafy—an internet site the place individuals can rent skilled coaches for one-on-one periods—to assist with pursuing a dream of becoming a member of the Overwatch League. While the connection began out skilled, it allegedly turned private and rose to being “emotional on both sides” inside a number of days. 

The coach apparently informed Kassian he was interested in them inside three to 5 days of assembly and started a “pushy and obsessive” solicitation of romantic and sexual content material. Over the subsequent few months, the connection moved to Snapchat and have become extra sexual in nature. In the doc, Kassian says a number of instances that they felt “pushed” to proceed the connection.  

Kassian reached out to Team Peps, the Overwatch Contenders workforce that GetAmazed coached for a superb a part of 2022, final August. The workforce’s supervisor allegedly needed to resolve this by placing them in a name collectively and “considered the situation resolved.” 

The Washington Justice is conscious of the state of affairs, in keeping with the doc, and has been for “nearly two months.” In a screengrab, Grant “Keiranthil” Paranjape, vp of esports enterprise for the Washington Justice, thanks Kassian for his or her endurance and directs them to a third-party legislation agency to deal with additional communication. Another offered screengrab reveals the third-party consultant telling Kassian the matter is “under review.”    

GetAmazed and the Washington Justice haven’t but responded to Dot Esports’ request for remark.

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