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"His beliefs are his beliefs" - Streaming community reacts as FaZe Virus departs from FaZe Clan on religious grounds

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FaZe Clan’s Talal "Virus" Almalki, a Warzone player and Twitch streamer, hit the news again after announcing his departure from the organization following a conflict of interest.

His accusatory statements garnered a lot of mixed reactions online.For context, Talal underwent severe backlash after dissociating himself from FaZe’s tweet in support of the LGBTQ+ community.Back in 2022, the streamer went on to attract a host of criticism after stating that he did not condone the support towards the LGBTQ+ community.Seven months later, FaZe Virus took to his socials to declare that he would be stepping away from the organization.

He further uploaded a YouTube video (in Arabic) alleging that the clan did not consider his suggestions and appeals. Reacting to the drama, one user tweeted:Former FaZe member Virus is among the most popular Arabic-speaking streamers within the gaming community.

He is a seasoned Warzone player with plenty of followers on his channel.Talal took to his Twitter account to relay his decision to resign from the organization after what appeared to be not only religious differences but creative ones as well.

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