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Amouranth says she's safe, 'seeking legal and emotional counsel'

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Twitch streamer Amouranth said in a broadcast on Monday that he is safe and has regained access to his social media and bank accounts. Amouranth, whose real name is Kaitlyn Siragusa, was her first Twitch stream since Saturday’s broadcast when she said her husband was manipulating and harassing her.

Amouranth said she is now seeking “legal and emotional counselors”, adding that her husband is “not here, she is getting help”.

In the hour-long video, Amouranth gave updates on how she was doing and sought solace from her dogs, who were streaming with her, who also said who was safe. (The broadcast begins around minute 33.) She started by talking about her friends and family – and even the “haters” – reaching out to offer their support. She said she was surprised by the spilled support, she repeated this feeling over and over throughout the video.

“For a long time I felt very lonely,” Amouranth said. “And now it’s like I can’t stop people from talking to me. Not in a bad way; that’s a huge contrast because I didn’t think people cared that much.”

Amouranth went into more detail about her relationship with her husband, which she says has had its ups and downs historically, and there were times when her abusive behavior was “asleep”. Amouranth revealed that she had previously recorded her husband’s verbal abuse, but had “refused to listen to the recordings” of her before Saturday’s broadcast.

“Actually, it’s the first time he’s heard himself on a recording,” he said. In this post, which has since been removed from Twitch but circulated widely on the internet, Amouranth said that her husband threatened to kill their dog, checked her finances, and directed her not to tell viewers she was single. “destroying the business model.” In this broadcast, she spoke on the phone with a man she said was her husband. The man’s voice screams and threatens to “return everything irreversibly” she says.

In Monday’s broadcast, Amouranth opened up about her struggle to keep the abusive relationship “private”, stating that the police were not helpful in past cases as she was not physically harmed.

After opening the chat, Amouranth said she didn’t know when she would return to a full-time schedule with questions about her current plans, but that she would be comfortable in the near future and “work everything” and seek therapy. “It’s kind of crazy that this kind of trauma would do to you,” Amouranth said. “You’re starting to think whoever deserves this is crazy.”

Amouranth said she plans to eventually stream again, expressing her gratitude to her team and their intention to use her platform for positive causes, reiterating her love and hope of doing business for the benefit of animals. She stated that her desire to protect her dogs caused her to “flutter” against her abuser. She added that she looks forward to setting her own terms for her job and is no longer afraid of her husband “going into the storm and shouting” while she broadcasts.

“I don’t have to wear a low-cut every day. I can wear a dress,” she said. “I’m going to sleep eight hours for once tonight.” He described being on autopilot, grinding, and doing 12-15 hour streams. Truman show very long time.”

Other parts of his life seem to be opening up as well. Amouranth shared some of the things she looks forward to doing again, such as seeing her horses, watching TV, going camping, and “making friends again.”

“I just want to get back to what I like to do,” he said. “I am positive about the future, I am happy, I am free. It’s still too much.”

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, national domestic violence hotline Available 24 hours. Call 800-799-7233 for assistance.

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