Capcom, EVO Drops the Banhammer down on Player from 2016 Pro Tour over Sexual Harassment
The official statement released by Capcom on their site, reads as follows:
"Over the past weekend, we were notified that an unfortunate case of sexual harassment occurred at Combo Breaker 2016, a Capcom Pro Tour Ranking Event, where a female attendee received unwarranted and unwanted contact from a male attendee, who is confirmed to be Noel Brown. This incident was also captured on camera during the live stream before the Street Fighter V Losers Finals match."
People are reacting to the ruling with a mix of outrage, approval, and suspicion:
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