Paul “Redeye” Chaloner Resigns as Director of Code Red Amid Allegations
Paul “Redeye” Chaloner is walking away from esports and resigning as the director of Code Red, an esports consultancy agency. One of the most prolific esports hosts in the market, Chaloner has actually recently been the target of accusations by esports commentator James Banks, who described alleged office abuses including a physical assault committed by Chaloner. Banks likewise posted documents related to a 2015 lawsuit in which Chaloner was charged with declared domestic violence versus his better half. He was found not guilty by a jury.
In a declaration posted on social media, Chaloner composed that the motivation behind leaving the industry was largely due to the lawsuit documents that were shared openly, which resulted in his kids becoming one of the focal points of Banks’ posts.
” I might have been able to deal with all the shit being thrown at me– a mix of truths, half truths, and falsehoods– but when my children were dragged into this, that exceeded any reasonable attack and became vicious and vicious,” Chaloner wrote.
Chaloner states that he came close to taking his own life within the past 24 hr:
” … the assault of allegations towards my character and the baseless involvement of my family has taken this to brand-new depths,” Chaloner composed. “I have actually come really close in the last 24 hours to taking my own life and feel that stepping away to deal with my problems is the only method I am going to survive.”
Posts surrounding Chaloner’s alleged work environment behavior and court case were exposed when Banks, who used to deal with Chaloner as an esports interviewer and host while at Gfinity, explained a series of alleged events that happened throughout his time there.
Chaloner has actually been a staple of the Dota 2 scene having hosted The International, Dota 2’s world championship occasion, for the last two years. He has actually also hosted numerous of the bigger CS: GO occasions consisting of both the PGL Krakow Major and MLG Columbus Major.
” I have actually liked my time in esports and wish to thank all the fans who have ever supported me,” Chaloner composed in his goodbye. “This is certainly not how I thought it would end for me in esports, but I am really grateful for everything and happy to have actually been there to enjoy the industry grow and share the last 18 years of my life with you.”
Chaloner did not respond when grabbed remark.
Banks, when called by The Esports Observer, stated he is now getting death threats and dislike mail from Chaloner advocates.