Screenshot taken from a Kai Cenat YouTube video.

On Wednesday night, streamer Kai Cenat went live on Twitch for the first time since his chaotic Union Square giveaway event in New York City on Friday. Thousands of people descended on Union Square after Cenat and another streamer promised to give away prizes like PS5s and gift cards, and Cenat has been charged with at least two counts of inciting a riot and unlawful assembly for the gathering.

“After Friday, I’ve come to realize the amount of not only power but influence that I have on people,” says Cenat. “And I’m saying that to say this: I am beyond disappointed in anybody who became destructive that day. That shit is not cool.” (You can watch a shortened replay of his stream on YouTube.)

Cenat added that “none of that was my…

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