“We’re at the moment working towards his full separation from the corporate and have relieved him of all his obligations,” the assertion mentioned. “Going ahead, Tony Cannon will act as CEO; in his place, he’ll take a management position in prioritizing higher accountability throughout Evo, each internally and at our occasions.”
“Alongside most of the gamers, I’m at the moment stepping again from my scheduled commentary obligations at Evo,” Lyon mentioned in a tweet. “I’m not comfy doing any work till the allegations are regarded into, and we all know what involvement [Cuellar] will proceed to have.”
As extra esports celebrities and properties joined the ranks and defected from the occasion, Cuellar issued an apology on Twitter.
“I’m sorry. I by no means meant to harm anybody. I used to be younger and reckless and did issues I’m not pleased with,” Cuellar tweeted. “I’ve been rising and maturing over the previous 20 years, however that doesn’t excuse something. All I’ve been attempting to do is turn out to be a greater individual. As soon as once more, I’m really sorry.”
Evo introduced refunds might be issued to all gamers who had already paid to take part and that an equal donation might be made to Project Hope, a world well being and humanitarian group.