Close  

Kelra’s Homophobic And Sexist Remarks Spark Social Media Backlash

08:31 PM August 16, 2021

Grant Duane “Kelra” Pillas sparked a social media backlash after evidence of his homophobic slurs and sexist remarks in a live stream surfaced.

Via Kelra’s Facebook page

In a now-deleted TikTok by user @secsipa, the MPL star can be heard saying that “Wise and V33nus bl***j*b each other” as he refers to the V33Wise tandem from Blacklist International.

ADVERTISEMENT

After boisterous laughter, he then proceeded to say goblok which is an Indonesian term for ‘stupid’.

The clip is believed to be taken from RRQ Hoshi’s Albert “Alberttt” Iskandar’s live stream.

FEATURED STORIES

In the same live stream, Kelra also stated sexist remarks against IDONOTSLEEP Esports’ Patchara “Ramella” Korpakdee.

Screenshots via IDONOTSLEEP Esports’ Facebook page

MLBB and MPL fans were outraged and expressed their concerns about Kelra’s homophobia and sexism.

MPL personalities such as Caisam “Wolf” Nopueto and Theo “Uomi” Ignacio also gave out their thoughts on the issues.

MPL-PH has decided to issue a fourteen-day suspension for the Smart Omega pro, granted him and his team a serious warning, imposed a fine towards him, and required all MPL-PH franchise teams to attend a Gender Sensitivity and Sexual Harassment Awareness Training Seminar.

Meanwhile, Kelra has since issued a public apology to the V33Wise duo in his Facebook page.

Screenshots via Kelra’s Facebook page

This is a developing story. This article will be updated upon the confirmation of relevant events.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Kelra, Mobile Legends Professional League - Philippines, mobile legends: bang bang, MPL, Smart Omega Esports
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.