Carlos Rodriguez has stepped down as CEO of G2 Esports, the company announced today. Rodriguez was placed on eight-week leave earlier this week after he was seen partying with alleged misogynist and human trafficker Andrew Tate in a video posted to Twitter. Today, he has parted ways with the company entirely.
“We do not support any form of misogyny,” G2 said in a statement on social media today. “We continue to prioritize fostering inclusivity and supporting a diverse gaming community.”
Rodriguez had served as the founding CEO of G2 since its inception in 2015. The company was initially formed with a focus on League of Legends as its core esport and his since grown in a variety of competitive games across the space.
G2 has not yet revealed any information regarding Rodriguez’s replacement at the company.
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