Twitch streamer Kai Cenat arrested after chaotic giveaway in NYC’s Union Square / People swarmed the area after Kai Cenat and another streamer announced a giveaway on social media.
On Friday, a massive gathering of people showed up at New York City’s Union Square for a giveaway hosted by two social media influencers, mega-popular Twitch streamer Kai Cenat and another streamer, Fanum. Cenat and “a few other people” have been arrested, NBC 4 reports, citing former police chief Terence Monahan.
Cenat is the most-subscribed streamer on Twitch, according to TwitchTracker. The giveaway was set to take place at Union Square Park at 4PM ET. Cenat posted a nearly three-minute stream on Twitch in a big crowd, that didn’t show much detail.
A bit earlier, he posted a video from the inside of a vehicle before getting out, talking about multiple PS5s he intended to give away while showing off a huge stack of $100 gift cards. The video quickly devolves into chaos when Cenat exists the vehicle with the crowd immediately collapsing on Cenat and his group.