The professional Super Smash Bros. player Elliot & # 39; Ally & # 39; Carroza-Oyarce has announced his resignation after confessing that he has a relationship with his now 17-year-old colleague Zack & # 39; CaptainZack & # 39; Lauth had, which he previously denied.
Ally, who has been involved in fighting games since 2010, apologized for not acknowledging the relationship earlier, claiming he was "very scared".
At the conclusion of his statement on July 3, the pro said, "Because I believe it's the right thing, I'm going to retire from Smash, sorry to everyone I've disappointed."
Sorry for the wait, I just got home from the CEO last night I will not be active on Twitter anymore and I'm leaving Smash now I'm scared, but it has to be done I'm so damn sorry for everybody. pic .twitter.com/goxFbpRo3T
̵1; Ally (@AllyUltimate) 4 July 2019
While the ag The disagreement in the Fighting Community is divided, there is no indication that the relationship was illegal in Ally's home country of Canada and in Zack's home state of Louisiana is 16.
First allegations about the secrets relationship
The charges against Ally came to light on March 22, 2019, when another pro-spy eler, Tamim & # 39; tamim & # 39; Omary, in a tweet that has since been deleted, wrote: "Hey @AllyUltimate, how is the minion with whom you're dating?" 19659003] After Zack shares this & # 39; minors & # 39; As CaptainZack had identified, he apparently deleted Tamim's account, which he somehow had access to, but Tamim proceeded with another account, the & # 39; @ tamimexposing & # 39; and in which he published a series of discord messages in which Ally said he had started taking care of (Zack) and liked him again.
Discord messages from Ally were posted by an account called "tamimexposing".
On March 23, Zack claimed that there had been no sexual relationship between him and Ally, "Nothing has ever happened to that" when they were asked if they had slept together.
Nothing Has Happened to It
– CaptainZack (@CaptainZack_) March 23, 2019
On June 29, CaptainZack tweeted a picture of himself with a note to which he had written: " Tamim told the truth. "
CaptainZack later deleted the image from his profile.
Following the announcement of Ally's resignation and after a few days of silence on social media, Zack asked that the "situation" never be brought back to him.
Community responds to Ally's admission and resignation
There was a mixed reaction to the situation in the smash community. Some have pointed out that Zack has passed the minimum age for consent in his home state of Louisiana and Ally's native Canada, which also means that it was a sexual relationship (Zack claimed that was not the case) was not illegal.
What does that have to do with Smash? Why are Smashers interested in his relationship with his ex? Or Zack?
Stop calling this pedophilia if it is not. They may not like the idea that they "date", but it's not illegal or against the rules. You are silly. https://t.co/6oWjR5t9uC[19459006<-Meru/メル(@MeruSensei) 4 July 2019
However, others argue that the relationship, despite all legal arguments, is still problematic in the face of inequality in Eternities and the position that Ally holds in the smash community.
Gonzalo & # 39; ZeRo & # 39; Barrios, the pro player of Tempo Storm, called it a "horrible" day for the smash scene, and his friendship with Ally does not excuse any terrible deeds.
I'm really sad tonight.
Today is terrible for the smash scene, several bad things have happened.
Friendship does not excuse any terrible deeds, I hope Ally is at least looking for rehabilitation.  I just want to promote positivity in the scene, even though today is a day of darkness.
– Tempo ZeRo (@zerowondering) July 4, 2019
Tamim, the pro-player who blames Ally On July 4, he apologized for having "handled" the situation:
"I know I'll never deal with such a situation again, as I've definitely learned from this experience," He explains, "I could not bear to see my friend in a situation where I felt that my protests against him had no effect."
I have apologized to him many times, "continued Tamim f place. "I know that there is no justification for that, but in the situation I was in at the time, I felt like the only other option." One-year-old aspiring player Bocchi beat him in a match and some fans had almost forced her to retire.
The hatred was so intense that she said, "I would have rather literally lost that sentence and do nothing." Bocchi added that being a teenage girl "in a male-dominated community" was the "worst" and "very strange" thing and confirmed that she would take a break from the competition.