Isadora Basile and Microsoft share different statements on why the Xbox Brazil host was dismissed from her role

Isadora Basile, a former host for Xbox Brazil, has been dismissed from her role. But she's told a very different story about that dismissal to the one that her former employers at Microsoft are telling.

Basile posted her side of the story on Twitter, before Microsoft got in touch with IGN to share their version of events.

We've got both quotes for you below...

Isadora Basile's statement about her dismissal

"At the beginning of September, when I announced my new job at Xbox Brasil, I suffered harassment of all kinds, from people saying that I didn't play x or y and that I wasn't 'worthy' of my job, to rape/death threats and aggression for exposing tense situations," Isadora Basile said on Twitter.

She added: "Thanks to the help of my family, boyfriend and friends, I learned well on how to deal with this, but that doesn't mean it wasn't happening anymore.

"Due to all these harassments, Microsoft decided that it was for the best sever ties with me as a host, so I wouldn't be more exposed to situations like these that happened.

"I respect the decision made by Microsoft. My love for Xbox and Microsoft remains strong, as it always has been. Thank you."

Microsoft's statement about Isadora Basile's dismissal

A Microsoft spokesperson then reached out to IGN, sharing this statement on behalf of the Xbox-owning company:

"We do not tolerate harassment or disrespectful behavior of any kind and we took action to support Isadora when personal attacks against her were brought to our attention.

"Last week’s programming changes are unrelated. They are the direct result of our ongoing effort to reach more players in more languages with the real-time news and comprehensive information available from our global news outlet, Xbox Wire."

A similar statement was also posted on the Xbox Brazil Twitter page at this link.

Both Microsoft statements claim that the decision to cease employing Isadora Basile because their focus is now less on video hosts and more on the Xbox Wire website.

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