Paul “Redeye” Chaloner Steps Away from Esports Amid Abuse Allegations

11:57 AM June 30, 2020

Veteran host and commentator Paul “Redeye” Chaloner has decided to step down as director of esports consultancy agency Code Red and leave esports altogether as a result of recent accusations of workplace abuse from fellow commentator James Banks.

Banks also posted court documents from 2015 that charged Redeye with alleged domestic violence against his wife. He was deemed not guilty by a jury.


“I might have been able to cope with all the shit being thrown at me — a mix of truths, half-truths, and falsehoods — but when my children were dragged into this, that went beyond any reasonable attack and became cruel and vicious,” he said in his Twitter statement.

Redeye has been a staple figure in the Dota 2 scene for years as a regular host at Dota Pro Circuit majors and the annual The International.

Casters Grant “GranDGranT” Harris and Toby “TobiWan” Dawson, as well as former TNC player Jimmy “DeMoN” Ho have also drawn flak from the community after sexual assault allegations directed at them surfaced the previous week.

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