Why Is Ryan Haywood Leaving Rooster Teeth? Is the Affair Main Reason?

Ryan Haywood, one of the famous personalities of Rooster Teeth, is leaving the video game entertainment collective.

First, we would like to shortly introduce who Ryan Haywood actually is. So that it will ease you to know him more.

Ryan Haywood
Ryan Haywood

Haywood is an American actor, voice actor, on-camera host, and journalist. He is equally renowned as a content producer for shows and podcasts too. Youtube personality Ryan was born on December 6, 1980, in Columbus. He is also known as the “Mad King” among other titles at Rooster Teeth.

Haywood has been with Rooster Teeth since 2011 when Geoff Ramsey hired him part-time. He moved on from the editing and production side to live-streaming in 2016.

Rooster Teeth and its crew have a huge fan following. Haywood was also shining in the eyes of his fans. However, it took a downturn in 2020 when the allegation of his extramarital affair with his fans came to the light.

A girl, now in the early 20s, came to the social media accusing Ryan had affair with her. She said they had shared nudes and bed together when she was just 17. According to her, he was unaware of her age as he thought she was 18 at that time. Now, her age is under the question.

Finally, Haywood announced on October 6 through his social media that he is leaving Rooster Teeth.

Ryan Haywood Tweet
Ryan Haywood Tweet

“I made mistakes and will be leaving Rooster Teeth to focus on rebuilding my family and life. I’m sorry to anyone I’ve hurt. I do want to say emphatically that I never did anything illegal. The consequences of my actions are mine to deal with, please stop harassing and threatening my family”, he twitted.

He appealed to the public to stop harassment against his family.

The Rooster Teeth crew has now been divided into 2 groups. Some of them is standing to defend him and some others are aspiring to see other favorite Rooster Teeth personality to have the grand role in his absence.