Call of Duty Removes NICKMERCS’ FaZe Clan Skin Over Anti-LGBTQ Comments During Pride Month; Controversial Tweet Surfaces
Call of Duty removes FaZe Clan member NICKMERCS skin from the game after anti-LGBTQ comments during Pride Month. He tweeted, “They should leave little children alone, that’s the real issue.“
The official Twitter account of Call of Duty tweets, “Due to recent events, we have removed the “NICKMERCS Operator” bundle from the Modern Warfare II and Warzone store. We are focused on celebrating PRIDE with our employees and our community.”
Later, NICKMERCS explains that as parents, he and his wife want to teach their child about LGBTQ. He doesn’t want this topic taught by a public school. Call of Duty removed his DLC from the game for having this opinion.
Recently, NICKMERCS responded to the backlash over his tweet. He said, “I didn’t mean to upset anyone, I know that I did. I’m not apologizing about the tweet because I don’t feel like it’s wrong.”
NICKMERCS, whose real name is Nick Kolcheff, is a popular American Twitch streamer and professional gamer. He gained significant recognition as a member of the FaZe Clan, a well-known esports organization. NICKMERCS primarily focuses on playing first-person shooter games like Call of Duty and Fortnite, and he has built a large following through his entertaining streams and skillful gameplay.
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