Tommy Harrington, aka Actingliketommy and Fortnite eSports player has been in hot water after he posted a G Fuel promo as part of a Twitter tribute to his mom.
Actingliketommy plays Fortnite eSports and is a streamer. Recently, he participated in Trios Cash Cup North America West.
Tommy posted several tweets on Twitter announcing the death of his mother earlier this morning, June 25, 2015. Actingliketommy posted on Twitter before his mother passed away informing her fans she was ill.
After expressing his gratitude to all of the support he received, he thanked his supporters and netizens who had sent messages. Tommy then signed with G Fuel, a global energy drink and sports drinks company. Actingliketommy is now under fire for tweeting a G Fuel promo as part of an honoring his mom’s passing.
Actingliketommy posted a video-ad that he made to commemorate his mom’s death on August 5. His tweet was captioned with the following: “Roadside in Wisconsin making a video of my mother to honour her passing. And in the middle, I find some GFuelEnergy. The only way to discover your future, boss …”. Fans were not happy with the message and thought it inappropriate.
Some people claimed that the video was not meant to be a tribute to his mom’s passing, but should instead promote a company. Actingliketommy has been criticized by many users who found the promotion to be disgusting. Tommy quickly responded to criticism by stating that Tommy’s advertisement featured “the journey of honoring someone important”.
Tommy Harrington, aka Actingliketommy, is a player in the Fortnite eSports. Recently, he participated in Trios Cash Cup North America West and posted several tweets about his mother’s death earlier this morning. Afterwards, he thanked his supporters and netizens who had sent messages before signing