Dallas Fuel has released Jonathan Tejedor ‘HarryHook’ Ruadue to player misconduct after the veteran Overwatch player made misogynistic comments in his Discord.
HarryHook has been with Dallas Fuel since 2017 and he was also a part of the original Team EnVyUs roster. He also played for Team Spain in all Overwatch World Cups since 2016. The veteran player mad several misogynistic and inappropriate comments on Discord resulting in his ouster from the Overwatch League team.
The player mad multiple comments via Discord using derogatory terms against women. He called some women as “whores” and “bitches” and refused to back down from his stance. Team Envy announced his departure from the team following the community spotlight on the player’s statements.
Today, we informed Jonathan “HarryHook” Tejedor Rua of his release from the Dallas Fuel as a result of player misconduct. We thank him for his four years with the organization and wish him the best in the future.— Dallas Fuel (@DallasFuel) August 5, 2020
Earlier this month, several images of leaked chat records involving HarryHook surfaced on social media and Reddit. These chat logs showed HarryHook using derogatory terms against women. On being confronted, the veteran player refused to back down and doubled down with more inappropriate comments about some women.
I really didn’t want to come forward about this but, because ppl want to know: this isn’t isolated behavior, unfortunately.— Regina ♛ (@icysorrows) August 5, 2020
I attempted to bring this up to him and these were some of his responses. https://t.co/wYfhjRx3AF pic.twitter.com/MEjri8e08g
this isn't really my place to talk about but IK was asked to post this and I'm gonna. Come on @DallasFuel I know you're making changes but this is a change that should have been made a long time ago pic.twitter.com/LY0RaCDjWq— Local NB Parental Figure Ruins Everything (@TheTattooDad) August 5, 2020
HarryHook was a part of the original Team EnVyUs that participated in APEX. He joined the Dallas Fuels with the launch of Overwatch League. The support player has been a member of the franchise ever since.
The player continued to use the same terms even after being fired from Team Envy.
Not gonna make a big deal of it, I tried to help this person for some time, and all i was getting shit on, this person want more than just being friends, I told her no, she wanted more attention, well… i cant give it, thats it, sorry for calling some girls whores.— Jonathan Tejedor Rua (@HarryHook) August 5, 2020
Is it? is 2020 and im getting fired for say some girls are whores? like they are pure as f? you never did anything wrong?, f off.— Jonathan Tejedor Rua (@HarryHook) August 5, 2020
Dallas Fuel have faced several roster troubles in the past few weeks. The North Ameican team released DPS player Jang “Decay” Gui-un from his contract. The Fuel ownership claimed the player refused to work with the staff. The DPS player was one of the best on the Dallas Fuel team and was notorious for his deep hero pool and flexibility.