Valorant star Jay ‘sinatraa’ Gained has responded to considerations from his intention to compete in VCT once more after finishing his suspension following an investigation into sexual abuse allegations.
The previous Sentinels ace doubled-down on his plans of becoming a member of a Valorant lineup, doubtless in time for VCT Stage 2 subsequent month. Riot Video games confirmed his eligibility to affix a roster now that his suspension is up and after finishing a “conduct coaching” specializing in “cooperating with investigations.”
He instantly addressed the scenario between himself and former companion Cleo ‘cle0h’ Hernandez whereas reaffirming his innocence of the allegations.
“I used to be a sh**ty boyfriend,” he mentioned. “I emotionally damage Cleo, I by no means sexually assaulted her. There was an investigation that discovered no conclusive proof that any crime was dedicated… I used to be by no means charged with any crime.”
Sinatraa responds to Valorant esports backlash
Riot deferred the investigation on sinatraa to native legislation enforcement as soon as the writer revealed it couldn’t come to “a definitive conclusion” in Cleo’s case.
Regardless of the controversial saga within the participant’s profession, the 22-year-old former Overwatch League MVP remains to be anticipated to court docket a number of aggressive provides.
Earlier than his ban, which technically started on March 10 of final yr, sinatraa was the star participant for the meta-defining Sentinels workforce.
Throughout his suspension, the org retained his contract. After his suspension was over in September 2021, he started to stream underneath its banner as soon as once more whereas Tyson ‘TenZ’ Ngo led the aggressive workforce.
Sentinels stay sinatraa’s first selection when he comes again to aggressive play however the org has but to announce his return to the lineup.
His assertion comes on the heels of large neighborhood backlash of his return to Riot’s high-profile league for Valorant esports.
To conclude his assertion, he addressed his followers because it pertains to Cleo in gentle of on-line reactions which have renewed the highlight on the scenario: “In case you are my fan, please don’t harass Cleo, please be supportive of her as effectively by this course of.”