Dear Blizzard & NBA, YOU'RE COWARDS! Dobre Brothers Backlash & More...

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  • Published on Oct 8, 2019
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    A Potential Employer Apologizes After Backlash for Calling A 24-Year-Old’s Photo Unprofessional:
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    Dobre Brothers Criticized For Viral Meet and Greet Photo:
    TheRogueRocket/status/1181664274378190848?s=20
    NBA Faces Backlash After GM’s Hong Kong Tweet:
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Comments • 6 663

  • Philip DeFranco
    Philip DeFranco  2 months ago +1855

    Happy Tuesday to everyone except these spineless companies bowing to China!
    Shaming 00:06 - Dobre 4:26 - TIA 7:25 - China/NBA/Blizzard 9:28

    • DHScherocha
      DHScherocha Month ago

      Spineless is continuing to hawk and pretend to use products that you must know by now are dodgy as fuck, but every few videos like clockwork insert RAID promo and you lending your credibility and name to a slot machine manufacturer.

    • Biohazerdtrollz Trolls
      Biohazerdtrollz Trolls Month ago

      And it's sssooo supporting blitzchung and Hong Kong because exposing blizzard makes China do something sad when players and devs can see this issue outside there hate on companies eye sight :/ it's sickening I always thought most of the gaming community had more brains :/

    • Biohazerdtrollz Trolls
      Biohazerdtrollz Trolls Month ago

      How is that news anyone and everyone who plays blizzard games knows about 70% of entire player base is Chinese on a companies side of things can u afford a ban and lose 70% of player base and losing 70% of profit making company shrink till world of Warcraft is only game with working servers because company doesn't have income to keep all games and the devs busy and has to do a 70% company lay off

    • POTATOEMPN
      POTATOEMPN 2 months ago

      Damnit Philip, I have to disagree with you once here. Blizzard is not saying that money is more important than free speech.
      The dude violated a legally binding contract, that he signed, and said some shit that he just should not have.
      He could have said "All hail the new 5th Reich, LONG LIVE HITLER" and he would have gotten the same punishment.
      They gave him a chance to be sportsman-like, and he failed. He could have left with a "Yeah, I had fun. The decks were well made, and it was a great time competing here at the professional level" and nothing would have happened. No breach of contract.

      Personally, I am glad he spoke up. Him saying that, is now being seen by millions, if not billions.
      But no matter what the cause, he broke the contract, and got the punishment.

      Think of it from the other side as well. Blizzard is owned by Activision. Activision is in business with TenCent. TenCent represents about 37% of Activision's annual income. TenCent has pull. If they left the deal with Activision, Activision would have to put thousands, IF NOT HUNDREDS-OF-THOUSANDS of their employees out of work.
      Could you imagine the economic crisis that would arise if that happened?
      What is the balance of costs here? Thousands of families now probably going bankrupt, and losing everything they own?
      Dozens of people from Hong Kong being kidnapped and tortured for just having a different view on politics?
      No matter what, somebody is going to get fucked, and the best decision to make would be the one that has the least amount of causalities.
      This whole issue is bigger and more important than some dipshit violating his contract. And to be honest, I am 100% sure he knew that would happen. Good Noodle star to him for doing it. But he could have cost hundreds-of-thousands of people their very livelyhood. However, him speaking up? Probably did nothing particularly productive.

    • Dion St. Michael
      Dion St. Michael 2 months ago

      肉红烧 Fuck Off ya little prick! #StandWithHK

  • Leith x
    Leith x 29 days ago

    My suggestion boycott Alibaba, Tiktok, Apple...anything owned by China.

  • Jessica Holden-Cook

    What you do in your PERSONAL life and post on your PERSONAL social media account has NOTHING to do with your work and employers have ZERO right to use it in any way 🤬

  • TjRoland
    TjRoland Month ago

    I'm done with Blizzard, too easy. Fuck NBA and any organization that values money over people's lives and freedom, the fans made you and they can unmake you.

  • buntado6
    buntado6 Month ago

    -LGBT when facing queerbaiting: "Fuckin western society mocking us without giving us real representation!"
    -LGBT seeing that China is calling the shots: " ....well, cultural difference, I... guess....."

  • sirfancypants Mcgee

    One Guy: I support Hong Kong
    NBA: Fuck that guy China. We love you baby come back.
    China: I unfriended you. Dont call me back we done.

  • Alien Grl
    Alien Grl Month ago

    How dare you Blizzard. Shame on you

  • Mayela V
    Mayela V Month ago

    Lmao i went to school with the brothers, stuck up x2

  • Blue Penguin
    Blue Penguin Month ago +1

    He didn't delete the tweet. It was taken down.

  • Tesla_Boi
    Tesla_Boi Month ago +1

    I wonder which is worse: North Korea or China? People of both countries suffer tremendously, except North Korea does not have as much influence in the world as China. I'd have to say China is by far worse than North Korea.

  • gameingmejo weekly
    gameingmejo weekly Month ago

    You know it's funny. Our country claims to stand for freedom and democracy and has been known to go around the world and liberate certain countries from tyranny...but when it comes to China....our country is silent....

  • Keith Pierce
    Keith Pierce Month ago

    Guess u could say trump was right about the chinese goverment.

  • zector
    zector Month ago

    "Hey, check out this really crappy pay to win game I'm shamelessly plugging as if it's the greatest game ever, not actually having played it as the tasteless hypocrite I am"

  • Anarchy
    Anarchy Month ago

    Everyone’s kissing China’s a***. They all want their *cough** money, I mean love and support😬

  • lil_half_white_gal
    lil_half_white_gal Month ago

    "Dobre" means "good", so they're technically supposed to be the "Good Brothers". An ironic situation gotta say

  • RIOT HDX
    RIOT HDX Month ago

    South Park honestly doesn’t give a single fuck and I think its great

  • Commander Red
    Commander Red Month ago +1

    Man seeing Americans calling out china on its Human Rights violations and complete disregard of others sovereignity and freedoms has to be one of the most hypocritical things i have ever seen. U people grandstand while not looking at the mirror. U guys pointing the finger at China and calling them the bad guy is the same as ISIS calling Boko haram the bad guys 😒

  • Rae Everlark
    Rae Everlark Month ago

    In regards to the shaming story... I am betting there are men on ‘Kickass Masterminds’ pay roll that have photos of them shirtless in bathing suits... bet that’s okay with the company though...
    Imma sound like a dick but... are the dobre brothers uhh... special ed? Like, I’ve seen a little of their stuff and all four of them just seem... special...

  • Tom Janssens
    Tom Janssens Month ago

    Even Mark Kern (The main person in the making of the original version "vanilla" of World Of Warcraft) cancelled his monthly subscription and has stated that he is 100% with Hongkong in this one.
    Even the maker of the game that (for a huge part at least) made blizzard this big now, has disassociated with them because of their statements and actions, good going Blizzard ... good going.

  • Zetta
    Zetta Month ago

    Ok, if my business partner doesn't respect my opinion, I just don't do business with them. So am I a bully? You have all the freedom to say whatever your opinion is, as much as I have all the freedom to choose whoever I wanna work with.

  • Cary Ulmer
    Cary Ulmer Month ago

    Thank you Phil for speaking up for human rights & denouncing those who sold it out for money. I totally agree.

  • Tosfoy
    Tosfoy Month ago

    12:31 most scripted shit ever "we love money please forgive us china"

  • Steve Tew
    Steve Tew Month ago

    15:28 i fucking

  • Max Nako
    Max Nako Month ago

    Free hong kong

  • BadgerCheese94
    BadgerCheese94 Month ago

    Honey, you can wear whatever you want... But if you wanna look professional, USE CAPITALISATION FOR YOUR "I".

  • fuhjrvr
    fuhjrvr Month ago

    Twitter is annoying everything on social media is annoying. The majority of people pass their time looking at what to post and selfies it’s boring if that’s what you do

  • fuhjrvr
    fuhjrvr Month ago

    Everybody in 2020 gonna be walking around in bikinis and saying “im appreciating my body” in 2020

  • Allison Beeks
    Allison Beeks Month ago

    i don't own anything by blizzard, and i don't like sportsball...

  • Beanie Boy
    Beanie Boy Month ago +1

    In my opinion, even with them cropping out her face it's still an invasion of privacy. Not to mention it's the pot calling the kettle black, they claim she's unprofessional for having a photo of herself in a bikini, but what's the context? Is she at the beach? Is she on holiday? These are all valid reasons for having a picture of yourself in somewhat revealing clothing. Meanwhile they then take this photo without her permission and post a very opinionated statement that is 100% public. They sound like the unprofessional ones here. Not to mention their name literally has a cuss word in it.
    Now I'm not one to shy away from swearing, but I'm not going to call my company 'cunt snatchers r us'.
    All in all they need to fire their pr team, this is a very serious blunder.

  • jobriq5
    jobriq5 Month ago

    I'm surprised South Park wasn't already banned in China

  • NOPE.
    NOPE. Month ago

    The hurt it has caused! the people saying this are defending a communist nation that is building CONCENTRATION CAMPS WTF!

  • Jon Lee
    Jon Lee Month ago

    refrain from talking about sth you don't know. and show respects to others, esp when you want to enter and be the guests there, it's rude to slap the faces of the hosts and hypocript to claim freedom to do so. and fundamentally, racist to said it's all about money and human right! Chinese are human but maybe not in your white racists eyes.

  • Wrath Upon Eden
    Wrath Upon Eden Month ago

    great show

  • rotenhoko
    rotenhoko Month ago

    Wait, is Blizzard still popular after the mobile game fiasco?

  • Wth do you want My name for?

    The applicant made an issue go viral and shamed those who tried to shame her, probably even destroying their company in the process, while at the same time marketing herself and her body in order to get a modeling job.... They just lost a "kickass" and awesome marketer xD

  • ivan lau
    ivan lau Month ago

    HK as off now.
    Many protesters sexually assaulted,including rape
    780 minors arrested
    Many officers dress as protesters and commit vandalism and violent acts to give legal excuses to crack down with arrests and middle fingers.
    DEATH COUNT
    108 mysterious unidentified deaths
    No marks on bodies and HKPD claim it’s suicide
    Most likely and tragic conclusion,executed by police,for protesting for democracy and human rights.

    Reported uses of hydrogen cyanide gas used in tear gas,Lethal to humans,violation of international law and counts as chemical weapons use.
    Metro raids by police even Attack innocent bystanders who aren’t even involved in Protests.

  • Redguy221
    Redguy221 Month ago

    Yeah that was just slut shaming. Seriously, she didn't send her bikini photo to them in her portfolio, they also didn't have the right to use her photos. They didn't ask permission, and I think she could totally sue them.

  • B
    B Month ago

    Of course people in Yahoo are agreeing with the business... that place is full of boomers!
    Who in their right mind would think that a business has any right to relate a person's personal affairs to how they behave in a professional environment?? When I apply for I job, I send my LinkedIn profile and a curriculum, not my God damn snapchat stories...!

  • Jack Mehoff
    Jack Mehoff Month ago

    One day China is just going to rule the world through money alone. They would have the whole world bend over backwards for them without having to lift a finger. Soon we’ll be replacing our nations flags with the Chinese flag because they paid us to. It’s a truly pathetic situation when you have American companies and organizations like the NBA sucking Chinese dick for that extra bit of communist money. I personally hope the Chinese government just implodes one day, or the Chinese people grow a pair and overthrow their garbage government.

  • Flash 🇿🇦
    Flash 🇿🇦 Month ago

    A Conversation With... Still not on ACast 😒😒😒

  • Connor 0672
    Connor 0672 Month ago

    Lmfao yahoo news. Bunch of BOOOOMERS

  • jef
    jef Month ago

    hahahah i like he dint give a f*ck

  • Sarah Locklear
    Sarah Locklear Month ago

    I think its messed they posted about this woman that loves her body....

  • Steven Tyler
    Steven Tyler Month ago

    I wouldn't be surprised if the whole "Kickass" thing was an intentional ploy and everyone fell right into it - bad publicity is still publicity.

  • Tyz The Phoenix
    Tyz The Phoenix Month ago

    But I love being blacked out on a Tuesday! 😭😭😭

  • Lauren G.
    Lauren G. Month ago

    Unprofessional? She’s in a bikini... on her OWN time.
    As for the Dobre brothers... I’ve never heard of you guys but your funny if you think you’re the only ones who do meet n greets in conjunction to having a busy schedule. Appreciate your fans because the moment they decide they don’t want to support you anymore you’ll be nothing.

  • willie willaims
    willie willaims Month ago

    any American company would bow down to the Chinese government, is a Liberal Communist the same people that are trying to destroy Trump
    they are the ones you really better keep and eye on Like pelosi and her gang of crooks

  • quete inrpot
    quete inrpot Month ago +1

    James harden is extremely stupid. I wouldn't be surprised if he had a double digits IQ.

  • Taehyunggie
    Taehyunggie Month ago

    China's D can't be that good that all these businesses are just bending over for it.

  • John Jordan
    John Jordan Month ago

    wow...kickass masterminds is pretty awesome... that was a great move xD thot denied

  • Xalibure Jones
    Xalibure Jones Month ago

    Report on whats happening in Lebanon

  • Rick Rudimentary
    Rick Rudimentary Month ago

    Emily is an idiot.... And yes, she is NOT a professional at all!!!

  • elena lmao
    elena lmao Month ago

    I think keeping your social media profile business friendly is good, and posting a bathing suit picture is completely fine. I guess a little unprofessional for an account being shared with work, but it’s nothing worth literally shaming a woman for. And posting it on their story? Really? That’s more unprofessional than a bikini pic.

  • Boxers Austin
    Boxers Austin Month ago

    That CEO is jealous AF of that young woman in the red bathing suit!

  • Zorro Dahousecat
    Zorro Dahousecat Month ago

    How is it that those companies do not forsee the backlash after selling out to china, have they not heard of the internet and its communities?

  • Christine D
    Christine D Month ago +14

    This just in: having a body is unprofessional

  • Bethel Yilma
    Bethel Yilma Month ago

    I really want to understand how his tweet hurt someone more than his silence is

  • Andre Degruchy-bott

    oh btw, I just subscribed!

  • Andre Degruchy-bott

    China is a very real threat to western values. Their idea of living is very different. US companies...in fact any western company should be VERY careful when dealing with China. They are 'different'. Let them have theirs. If they want western content, they can have it BUT without censorship - we don't do that here!

  • Mais kk
    Mais kk Month ago

    99% of comments are idiotic and reflect how ignorant the average citizen is ... pathetic