In a harrowing tweet, Twitch streamer Sweet Anita revealed messages from a stalker that has her concerned for her safety.
With the rising popularity of Twitch streamers, it’s becoming all too common that streamers have to deal with stalkers that think they’re entitled to a relationship with the streamer. Here are some of the messages Anita received from her stalker:
- “I don’t like feeling like a stalker. That was never my goal. I never meant to fall in love. But here I am.”
- “I don’t want to hurt you. Or your security. This is complicated. But I love you.”
- “Last week I could have sworn you would want to have a romantic relationship with me.”
Anita shows the stalker’s messages she received
STREAMERS how and where do you book security for twitchcon events? I had a crazed homeless guy join my discord and my comunity is full of really kind people so they all crowdfunded for his living expenses and twitch tickets etc not realizing he's sending messages like these pic.twitter.com/jyvRg4LiIb— Sweet Anita (@sweetanita) May 23, 2022
According to Anita, she has received hundreds of messages from the same man every day. The messages provided by her are just a snippet of what he’s sent her.
Anita asked, “Streamers, how and where do you book security for TwitchCon events? I had a crazed homeless guy join my Discord and my community is full of really kind people. So they all crowdfunded for his living expenses and Twitch tickets, etc. not realizing he’s sending messages like these.”
TwitchCon 2022 takes place in Amsterdam on July 16-17 and San Diego on October 7-9 . We hope Anita can get security in place to ensure her attendance at the show is a safe one.