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Minecraft creator Dream accused of grooming by 2 former fans

Dream denied the allegations.


Steven Asarch

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This story was originally published on Passionfruit.

Dream is arguably the biggest Minecraft creator on YouTube. With over 31 million subscribers on the platform, the gamer, who recently revealed himself as a man named Clay, has built up a diehard fan base since he started constantly posting content in 2019. Running his own private server with other top-tier content creators, pulling in millions of views with his “Manhunt” videos, and recently showing his face for the first time, the 23-year-old has been ascending quickly up the creator hierarchy. 

Over the past week, two different women accused Clay of sending inappropriate images and messages to them while they were underage. Though all of these messages have not been confirmed as legitimate, Clay released a statement claiming that some were real but did not contain anything “inappropriate.” 

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