On August 16, while streaming the game "Five Nights At Freddy’s", IShowSpeed had an unexpected incident. After a jumpscare in the game, the streamer had an exaggerated reaction which led to an accidental exposure of his private parts on camera. The incident quickly became the talk of social media, leading to a mix of jokes and mockery. However, YouTube chose not to ban Speed, recognizing the incident as unintentional. A spokesperson for YouTube confirmed to TMZ that the incident was accidental and noted that Speed promptly removed the video in question.
Upon his return to streaming on August 18, IShowSpeed addressed the incident with a passionate rant, expressing his frustration at those who continued to share clips of the mishap on social media. He emphasized the emotional toll the incident had taken on him, stating, "This is truly an embarrassing moment for me. And lately, these past hours, I’ve been suffering mentally." He further highlighted the challenges faced by streamers, reminding viewers that despite their online presence, they remain human and vulnerable to mistakes and their subsequent repercussions.