TroopzTV, a popular Arsenal supporter, YouTuber and AFTV member, has come under fire after a video surfaced of him verbally attacking his wife shortly after Arsenal conceded the first goal in their match against Manchester City on 26 September. April. The video was first posted on the social media account of Barstool Sports, a well-known American media company that employs TroopzTV.
However, they later removed it from their profile due to the significant criticism. Pointing out the YouTuber’s hostile behavior, one user noted:
TroopzTV under fire for their behavior. Has YouTube addressed the allegations?
TroopzTV has been criticized by netizens for what appears to be a worrying path to domestic abuse. While it’s not clear if the couple has had similar altercations before, it’s important to note that verbally abusive behavior is classified as a form of abuse.
The original clip of the YouTuber yelling at his spouse can be found on his follow-up stream of the recent match between Manchester City and Arsenal. Troopz’s team had just conceded the first goal and, in the video, he can be seen blaming his wife for walking into the room at that exact moment.
Although sports stool has deleted the clip, several people have reposted it on their own profiles. Here’s the particular video in question:
It is worth mentioning that AFTV has had a history of controversial members. One of its former members, Mr. DT, was jailed after an incident of domestic abuse.
Mr. DT actually took a hit on the video clip. Troopz, in a tweet that has since been deleted, responded by pointing out that DT, who has been jailed for abusive conduct, you should not comment on your current situation. Here is the tweet:
This is what the internet said
Although some have tried to pass it off as a joke, many have criticized Troopz for his troubling treatment of his spouse. Here are some notable reactions to the clip:
Despite TroopzTV’s attempts to dismiss it as a harmless prank, the incident serves as a reminder that such behavior, even if it doesn’t involve physical harm, can be perceived as a threat. Whether the YouTuber will address the situation remains to be seen.