Riot Games have announced the suspension of former CEO of G2 Carlos Rodriguez. Carlos is now remain suspended till November 13th, 2022 from any managerial or operation position. Earlier, G2 announced on September 18 that, Carlos will take an 8-week of leave as CEO and will also suspend his earnings. However, Carlos via his Twitter handle, announced that he will be stepping down from his CEO position at G2.
Riot also mentioned that Carlos will undergo two trainings which are: (i) sensitivity training, and (ii) executive training. Moreover, the training must be provided by an independent third party that is unaffiliated with G2 Esports, the League, or Carlos Rodríguez as per the official statement released.
G2 is above Carlos and always has been
I will do anything to protect this company and my colleagues in it as it is my unconditional duty to them https://t.co/oboKCM62fI
— 🔥 CarlosR ocelote 🔥 (@CarlosR) September 18, 2022
But, why did Riot Games suspend Carlos Rodriguez? Know more details here.
Why Did Riot Games Suspended G2’s Carlos Rodriguez?
On September 17, 2022, Carlos Rodriguez tweeted a video of himself attending a celebration with Andrew Tate, where he wrote, “We celebrated the G2 World Championships yesterday.”
The celebration was not taken well by the fans and Riot Games. Later on 18th September, G2 announced that Carlos is stepping down as CEO for 8 weeks.
Further, Riot games opened an investigation on the issue and found that Carlos Rodríguez for having potentially breached the LEC 2022 Season, Official Rules.
Later in the post, they also mentioned that by involving Andrew Tate, Carlos engaged in an activity, which was detrimental to the best interest of the League and Riot Games and as a result, the then CEO of G2 esports violated article 9.2.5 of the LEC rules.
As per the reports, G2 Esports also lost the slot for partnered teams for VCT 2023 because of the incident.