"I snitched on him" - Kick streamer claims he reported Keemstar for allegedly not paying taxes and made $4,500 in bounty

Kick streamer claims he reported Keemstar for not paying taxes and made $4,500 in bounty (Image via sjc_official/Kick and @KEEMSTAR/X)
A Kick streamer has claimed he reported Keemstar for allegedly not paying taxes and made $4,500 in bounty (Image via sjc_official/Kick and @KEEMSTAR/X)

On January 16, 2023, a clip featuring Kick streamer "SJC," or "Scuffed Justin Carrey," went viral on Reddit. In the video, the content creator claimed he earned $4,500 by reporting controversial internet personality Daniel "Keemstar" for allegedly failing to pay taxes.

According to SJC, the incident occurred in 2011, when Keemstar would brag about allegedly earning approximately $10,000 per month by being friends with people on Xbox Live.

SJC said:

"I made $4,500 off of Keemstar in 2011. 2011, I made $4,500 off of Keemstar because I snitched on him. Because he admitted on... you want to know how I prove it? Hear me out. Because everybody knows - when he was leading Federation of A*shole Gamers, he would brag that people would pay him. A lot of people! He bragged that he was making about $10,000 or so a month off of people being friends with him on Xbox Live."

He continued:

"And, he would charge people $20 a month to be friends with him on Xbox Live. And then, he would charge them, like, $50 a month for, like, something special. So, they would play with him, like, priority. He admitted to never paying taxes on any of that money. He was providing a service and..."

"That's f**king hilarious" - Fans react to Kick streamer claiming he "snitched" on Keemstar and made $4,500

Kick streamer SJC's claims about reporting Keemstar for allegedly not paying taxes became the top post on the r/LivestreamFail subreddit. One Redditor wondered why people seemingly paid a monthly fee to be friends with the Drama Alert host on Xbox Live:

According to Redditor u/Johnixftw_, the 41-year-old was a prominent personality on YouTube back in the day, and those who added him on Xbox Live had the chance to be featured in his videos:

One community member made a lighthearted comment, writing:

Redditor u/LuxReigh wrote that Kick streamer making $4,500 by reporting Keemstar was a "quest reward" (Image via r/LivestreamFail subreddit)
Redditor u/LuxReigh wrote that Kick streamer making $4,500 by reporting Keemstar was a "quest reward" (Image via r/LivestreamFail subreddit)

Redditor u/travis- found SJC's claims amusing. They commented:

"That's f**king hilarious."
Redditor u/travis-'s comment (Image via r/LivestreamFail subreddit)
Redditor u/travis-'s comment (Image via r/LivestreamFail subreddit)

Another netizen shared their thoughts on the IRS paying bounties:

Redditors Yordle_Commander and sn34kypete's comments (Image via r/LivestreamFail subreddit)
Redditors Yordle_Commander and sn34kypete's comments (Image via r/LivestreamFail subreddit)

Some of the more notable reactions from the streamer-focused subreddit were along these lines:


SJC is a well-known Kick streamer, popularly known for his Just Chatting and IRL content. At the time of writing, he had 9,543 followers on his channel on the Stake-backed platform.

SJC was previously associated with Paul "Ice Poseidon," having appeared in his contentious RV trip livestreams.

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