Imane “Pokimane” Anys, a popular content creator and one of the most recognizable faces on Twitch, is taking a break from streaming.
The creator announced her hiatus via her official Twitter account. “I’m feeling in need of a mental rehab and some time to focus on myself,” she speaks. According to her statement, she considers time off as “essential” to maintain a person’s overall health and ability to continue with their career. “Looking forward to coming back refreshed and ready to create more content,” she continued. You can read the full note below.
Pokimane is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch. At the time of publication, her Twitch channel has around 9.2 million followers and her YouTube channel has over 6.6 million subscribers. Before announcing her departure, she took a trip to Korea, where she recorded on her channeland she attended TwitchCon in Amsterdam.
How often does the live player work? Yes, follow TwitchTracker Stats, Pokimane streams on average five days a week. In June 2022, she’s streaming an average of 76.7 hours a week, which isn’t even that high for creators. (In certain months, she exceeds 100 hours.) In addition, she maintains her YouTube channel, which houses clips, vlogs, and other related content.
Also, she has been in business throughout her career. In 2017, she co-founded OfflineTV, a preeminent content creation group that brings together famous streamers like LilyPichu, DisguisedToastand QuarterJade.
Burnout is a relatively common problem for Twitch streamers and YouTubers in the gaming space. The content creator Jacksepticeye spoke out about overworkedburnout and personal struggles, and he take a break some to deal with it all. Also, as streamers switch from Twitch to YouTube, popular creators like DrLupo discussed wanting to work fewer hours.