A few hours ago, one of the most popular Fortnite players, Turner “Tfue” Tenney released a controversial video on his YouTube channel. In the two-minute video, the player has told FaZe Clan to “ release the fucking contract”. Tfue and Faze have been a hot topic in the past week since he filled a lawsuit against the organization.
This is the first public statement of the player after he filed the lawsuit on Monday. Tfue openly admitted that he made a mistake by signing a three-year contract. Since he had no idea about what he was getting into when he made the deal. Tfue said that the contract allows Faze to take his entire winnings anytime they want in the three years of the deal. He also made it clear that his case will spark awareness in the eSports industry, where these big companies exploit clueless players.
Things going bad to worse for FaZe
He raised other claims against the organization which included underage drinking and gambling. According to Tfue’s lawyers, FaZe forced him to commit these illegal acts. Yet, Tfue claims that none of these charges will be mentioned in the lawsuit.
On Monday, Tfue’s lawsuit became public knowledge. Ricky Banks the co-owner of FaZe openly said that all of these claims and allegations are “absolutely 1,000 percent untrue.” The Twitter account of FaZe also made some interesting statements, where they made it clear that: There was never a clause in Tfue’s contract that permitted the organization to take all of the winning of its Fortnite star.
In the public statement made by Tfue on Youtube, he unveiled that he tried multiple time to break free of his contract. Yet the organization didn’t permitted it. So he had to make things public in order to push his claim.
After the release of the YouTube video Ricky Banks tweeted the organization is making arrangements to release the player. He also said that the organization, offered Tfue an annual contract of $1 million with no percentage going to FaZe.
Turner “Tfue” Tenney is currently one of the popular names in the esport scene. He holds 6 million followers on Twitch and thousands of viewers regularly watch him playing Fortnite. On YouTube, his channel recently cracked the milestone of 10 million subscribers. Now Tfue has surprisingly sued his esports organization FaZe in court.
— Tfue (@Tfue) May 23, 2019
According to TFue, FaZe allegedly took 80 percent of the revenue that he earned from Twitch, YouTube and other social media platforms. FaZe published statements against the lawsuit of Tfue. Accordingly to Ricky Bank, the organization was shocked and disappointed with the lawsuit of Turner Tenney. In addition, FaZe claimed that it has raised only $ 60,000 as part of the three year partnership. At the same time Tfue earned several million as a member of the FaZe clan. Lets see how things will end on one of the most interesting dramas of the eSport industry.