Brazilian fighting game pro Robson “Robinho” Pereira claimed on a stream that he and eight others raped his former partner after he discovered she had multiple relationships with men. other man before him. After making disturbing statements, he deleted the VOD and stated that the whole statement was just a joke.
Players have since been banned from all Capcom related events including the Capcom Cup, Capcom-Pro Tour, Street Fighter League and nearly all other FGC events in Brazil.
Robinho’s teams have severed all ties with this player
Following social media outrage, Robinho took down his stream’s VOD. However, clips and excerpts of the stream have gone viral on the net.
In a statement for globo.com, Robinho stated that the whole story was made up and that it was a “joke.” He told the news agency it was a story he made up on the spot. He said people were distorting what he said and that led to the player being banned from the Capcom Cup.
He also claims that the incident happened when he was 13 and his ex-partner was 15, but everything other than him saying she was drunk was fabricated according to the player.
Robinho’s claims in both cases remain unverified. But whatever the purpose, the story is alarming and unacceptable even if it’s just a joke.
Following the alarming incident, Robinho will not be competing in the Capcom Cup taking place in February 2022. Robinho qualified for the Capcom Cup VIII through the South American qualifiers. It is not known what consequences the player will have to bear for his actions.
https://afkgaming.com/esports/news/street-fighter-pro-robinho-admits-to-rape-accusations-on-stream-before-taking-down-twitch-vod Street Fighter Pro Robinho admits to rape allegation on stream before taking down Twitch VOD