Valorant star Jay ‘sinatraa’ Gained has introduced his intention to compete once more, stating that he’ll start tryouts as early as this week.
The 22-year-old has been out of motion since March 2021, when he was suspended by his group, Sentinels, and Riot Video games amid an investigation into sexual abuse allegations levied towards him by former girlfriend Cleo ‘cle0h’ Hernandez.
Two months later, Riot introduced that sinatraa had been suspended for six months, dated retroactively to March 9, “for failing to completely cooperate with the investigation.” The sport developer deferred the matter to regulation enforcement authorities, stating, nonetheless, that its personal investigation had not produced “a definitive conclusion”.
sinatraa’s return to competitors has been a scorching matter within the Valorant scene during the last yr, particularly since his suspension ended, on September 9. He has been streaming for Sentinels, by no means ruling out a return to motion in the future.
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In a shock tweet posted on April 12, the previous Overwatch professional revealed that he’s eyeing a return to competitors within the close to future.
It’s been a yr since I used to be pressured to step again from aggressive play. In that point, I’ve discovered rather a lot about myself and grown as an individual. I’m now prepared for a return to aggressive play and shall be beginning tryouts this week.
— Jay Gained (@sinatraa) April 12, 2022
“It’s been a yr since I used to be pressured to step again from aggressive play,” he wrote. “In that point, I’ve discovered rather a lot about myself and grown as an individual.
“I’m now prepared for a return to aggressive play and shall be beginning tryouts this week.”
sinatraa didn’t present any particulars concerning the standing of the police investigation or the allegations made by che0h, who denied having dropped the costs towards the participant.
In a subsequent tweet, sinatraa said that his “first alternative” can be to return to Sentinels, who’ve been struggling for kind since their VCT Stage 2 Masters Reykjavík victory in Could 2021.
The North American giants completed the latest VCT Stage 1 Challengers in Seventh-Eighth place, failing to qualify for a significant worldwide LAN occasion for the primary time in Valorant historical past.