LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Felix Lengyel aka xQc chastised Nadia Amin, a Twitch broadcaster, on X (formerly Twitter) for posting in support of Imane Anis, popularly known as Pokimane, in the midst of the Myna snacks controversy.
The rebranding incident of Pokimane’s new brand, Myna Snacks, has gone viral on social media. Many criticized her response to the criticism as “heartless.”
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xQc criticizes Nadia for supporting Pokimane
Nadia came out in favor of Pokimane, despite Pokimane taking responsibility for her “beggar boy” joke and addressing people’s concerns about the cost of her cookies.
The streamer claimed that “woman hatred” on the Internet was primarily to blame for the frenzy following the launch of her cookie brand. But xQc disagrees, arguing that there has been a lot of valid criticism of the product.
xQc criticizes Nadia (@xqcow1/Instagram)
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xQc’s caustic rebuke goes as follows: “Yes, Nadya, it was hatred of women that led to the fact that the cookies acquired their price.”
The tweet continued: “Coincidentally, it is the hatred of women that has caused everyone to live paycheck to paycheck and not be able to afford luxuries. There is no valid criticism here, tell them queen.
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Yes, Nadya, it was hatred of women that led to the fact that cookies acquired such a price. Coincidentally, it was the hatred of women that caused everyone to live paycheck to paycheck and not be able to afford luxuries. There is no valid criticism here, tell them queen 👸
– xQc (@xQc) November 20, 2023
Pokimane apologizes for ‘insensitive’ joke
Pokimane, a well-known figure in the streaming community, has faced controversy over the pricing of her Myna Cookies. During the livestream, she made a humorous remark about the $28 price of her cookies, which sparked backlash on social media.
Pokimane apologized for the joke and acknowledged the insensitivity of her words. She has since committed to reviewing the cost of her cookies, acknowledging the impact of her comments and the financial burden on some subscribers.
Pokimane faces backlash over expensive cookies (Getty Images)
She promised to look into making Myna Cookies as accessible as possible.
The apology read: “Although what I said was 100% a joke, I understand why it seemed insensitive and I apologize for that. “I also understand that the current price of biscuits may be high for some, and I promise that we will continue to review pricing to ensure Maina remains as affordable as possible.”
Although what I said was 100% a joke, I understand why it came across as insensitive and I apologize for that.
I also understand that the current price of cookies may be high for some, and I promise that we will continue to review pricing to make Maina as affordable as possible. https://t.co/u0HovPw2Za
— Pokimane (@pokimanelol) November 20, 2023
As the dispute unfolds, fans are awaiting details about the changed pricing system and how it will impact the wider streaming community.
Pokimane’s actions will serve as an example of how content creators can overcome challenges while maintaining a good relationship with their audience.
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