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Given recent dramas with Sky Williams criticizing the popular female streamers. What is your opinion on female streamers mainly being popular based on their physical appearence, as opposed to their gameplay? Is it a non-issue, an issues with demand (the viewers) or is it a bad thing to be doing?

I think it's a non-issue. People should/will wear what makes them comfortable, will gain attention in the ways they want. People who want to watch girls showing more skin will do so, and others will not. As a woman, I realize that no matter what I wear, I will be scrutinized for one reason or another and the same goes for my gameplay. If I'm wearing too little, I'm a slut; If I'm wearing too much, I'm a prude. If I have a good game record, I must be sharing an account; If I suck, well, it's because I'm just a unskilled girl. No matter what, people will criticize and hold SOMETHING against a person who is streaming.
Bottom line is that people should just carry on and do what is comfortable for them. I personally don't like showing off my body, but that's just because I'm insecure with it and it makes me uncomfortable. I envy girls who can flaunt what they got and so a big kudos to them. Selling sex is the oldest profession in the world and I don't see it going anywhere or changing any time soon.

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Susie! Your recent Worlds interviews are literally the best! Your methods of getting the best answers out of these shy korean players is godlike, not to mention, your translations feel like you've been doing it for a millennium. On a scale from 10 to 10 (10 being the greatest), how awesome are you?!

Haha aww thank you :) I'm just glad people are enjoying the interviews. I have a good relationship with the players and so I think it's easy for them to get comfortable with me. I too feel like I've been doing this for a millennium; I've been interviewing players since BW days after all :P

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Do you think you would take the opportunity to cast LoL in english or maybe become a manager + translator in a pro gaming house?

I wouldn't cast LoL at all, there are too many people who are much better than me and I wouldn't feel comfortable doing it. I might be a manager for a team one day, but definitely not just a translator at a gaming house. The idea of living in a house with a bunch of smelly boys doesn't really tickle my fancy.

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Do you resent being a sex symbol in esports? Do you ever wish you were a less attractive woman or even a man so you wouldn't garner such attention? I know you dont seek out that kind of attention and I respect you fully as a journalist and person, I just want your thoughts on the subject. Thank you!

I don't resent anything, nor do I wish I was anyone other than myself. I know how to handle myself and what position I play in this industry and society and so it would be difficult for me to say that I want to be one way or another. If I were a man, I think I wouldn't be able to do what I do, but at the same time, I might have other doors opened to me too.
In other words, I am WHERE I am because of WHO I am, and if I am regarded as a sex symbol (that's so weird for me to acknowledge) then so be it. I don't attempt to be someone I am not and I only do what I feel is beneficial for the scene and to be honest, who doesn't love a little attention? :D
Sorry, I'm tired, not sure if I got my point across but.. yeah.

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You seem like a perfect wife for a lot of guys in eSports. A little bit older, mature, intelligent, insightful, gorgeous, heavily into the scene, and above all female. How many men are courting you right now and where can I step in line?

You know, I actually liked this comment. Thanks for at least articulating your feelings and typing them in a reasonable manner. :)

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Susie, what do you think about the girl streamer issue that Sky talked about in a recent video? Do you condone it?

I already answered this:
Given recent dramas with Sky Williams criticizing the popular female streamers. What is your opinion on female streamers mainly being popular based on their physical appearence, as opposed to their gameplay? Is it a non-issue, an issues with demand (the viewers) or is it a bad thing to be doing?
I think it's a non-issue. People should/will wear what makes them comfortable, will gain attention in the ways they want. People who want to watch girls showing more skin will do so, and others will not. As a woman, I realize that no matter what I wear, I will be scrutinized for one reason or another and the same goes for my gameplay. If I'm wearing too little, I'm a slut; If I'm wearing too much, I'm a prude. If I have a good game record, I must be sharing an account; If I suck, well, it's because I'm just a unskilled girl. No matter what, people will criticize and hold SOMETHING against a person who is streaming.
Bottom line is that people should just carry on and do what is comfortable for them. I personally don't like showing off my body, but that's just because I'm insecure with it and it makes me uncomfortable. I envy girls who can flaunt what they got and so a big kudos to them. Selling sex is the oldest profession in the world and I don't see it going anywhere or changing any time soon.

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Be sure to tweet something if you ever visit lisbon, there are a lot of portuguese LoL players and fans, even if we have yet to make any impact on the competitive scene! im sure anyone can give you pointers on what to visit and stuff!Also its ok not to like kpop but that better not mean davichi too!

I was there 2 years ago and loved it! Took a bike tour around the city and also along the coasts.

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Hi Susie! Recently, Piccaboo left SKT T1 but there was no official statement from SKT T1, not even a "Thank you" or whatever. And we, fans, still dont really know why he left SKT (except the fact that his contract expired)... Do you know why SKT is acting like that? No statement, no kind word...

It was a combination of stuff. Both parties just decided to not extend the contract, Piccaboo had his wrist injury too and felt like he needed to keep practicing to become better but at the same time, that wasn't good for his health.. and SKT didn't want to release something that might make Piccaboo not a viable candidate for another team so I think they just quietly let him go. There are no hard feelings between the player and the team, it was just a collection of reasons why he left.

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