Activision separates from Ghost on sexist and misogynistic reasons


In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Jeff Leach Craig Fairbrass managed to give the character of Ghost his voice. The latter will still switch interpreters, however, as Activision decided to cut ties with the actor after making sexist and misogynistic comments in a video that has re-emerged on social networks.

Activision condemns the comments and separates from Leach

In a video posted to Twitter on May 7th, we can see Jeff Leach making sexist remarks during a streaming program. A show that aired in 2017 in which the actor directly insulted streamer TheZombiUnicorn. Leach says the Twitch streamer “can’t just rely on her terrible split.” Additional comments made more recently in 2020 appear in the same video. Again, the actor makes remarks that don’t go away during a live stream he was playing in Warzone.

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When Activision found out about this video and the words of Jeff Leach, the Call of Duty editor made a drastic decision against whoever votes for Ghost by severing all ties with the latter. In a statement, Activision said, “Sexism has no place in our industry, our games, or society.” The editor strongly condemns these sexist comments and reiterates its commitment to provide a fun and safe experience for all gamers.

For his part, Jeff Leach responded on Twitter by stating that the video in question had been taken out of context and that he was the subject of a “targeted assassination attempt”. To defend himself, he states that his comments were just a response to a troll during a Warzone stream. At the moment, we don’t know who will replace Leach in order to double Ghost’s character.