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Twitch star Supcaitlin BANNED for ‘inappropriate attire’ – but not for ‘hot tub livestream’ craze

STREAMER Supcaitlin was briefly banned from Twitch over the weekend for wearing "inappropriate" clothing during a recent stream.

The American internet star suspects that "mass reporting" by viewers resulted in her suspension after she donned a bunny outfit on camera.

The 24-hour block was lifted Sunday, Dexerto reports.

They involve streamers – typically bikini-clad women – chatting to their followers while broadcasting live from (you guessed it) a hot tub.

Critics have dismissed the trend as a cheeky way to sidestep Twitch’s guidelines on revealing clothing,

But while these broadcasts are seemingly unworthy of bans, Supcaitlin appears to have lost access to her account over an innocuous bunny outfit.

The ban hammer fell on April 10 and meant that Supcaitlin was unable to host streams for a day.

Writing on Twitter, the web star informed her fans that the suspension had forced her to push back hot tub streams scheduled for the weekend.

Supcaitlin tweeted: "Banned on twitch for 'inappropriate attire' so hot tub stream will be pushed back to tomorrow or sunday :( sorry guys".

Some have pointed out that Supcaitlin's ban highlights Twitch's inconsistent approach to its own policies on clothing.

Twitch’s rules state: "Swimwear is permitted as long as it completely covers the genitals, and those who present as women must also cover their nipples.

"Full coverage of buttocks is not required, but camera focus around them is still subject to our sexually suggestive content policy.

"Coverage must be fully opaque, even when wet. Sheer or partially see-through swimwear or other clothing does not constitute coverage."

"It’s probably because you have too many articles of clothing on unlike other streamers," one user sneered.

Another moaned: "These gawd damn SJW's won't be happy until we only have chicken breasts to look at!"

Supcaitlin's ban has now been lifted and she has regained access to her account.

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In other news, an American Twitch star has made thousands after live-streaming himself from his bedroom for two weeks straight.

A sleeping man made $16,000 (£11,500) by streaming his slumber on Twitch and charging fans to attempt to wake him up.

And, Netflix is trialling a viewing timer feature that can pause an episode for you if you fall asleep.

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