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This curvy video games blogger – whose saucy videos were branded borderline porn by broadcast watchdogs – has had some of her content blocked on YouTube following a request by MPs.
Kimberly Khoe, 29, who goes under the online identity of Kimi Hime, has become one of Indonesia’s most popular gamers with 2.2 million subscribers on YouTube.
But her videos – in which she often shows off her huge boobs in low-cut tops – offended politicians and broadcast watchdogs in the conservative country.
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They asked YouTube to block some of her clips and the video-sharing platform has gone along with their wishes by taking three of her more raunchy videos offline.
The three videos contained no explicit content but were all titled suggestively. The titles translate into English as ‘Strip Challenge – Clothing removed every time I die’, ‘While stiff, the white stuff comes out’, and ‘Having too much fun playing, this girl secretes sticky liquid’.
YouTube took down the videos and replaced them with a message to Indonesian saying: “This content is not available on this country domain due to a legal complaint from the government.”
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Kimi Hime later posted a new video, appealing to Indonesian President Joko Widodo for help, in which she dressed more demurely.
She admitted giving her videos raunchy titles as click bait, but insisted she had never violated any pornography or indecency laws.
“If I have to face the law, then please explain to me what I did wrong. But if the government was able to erase my content without any real regulations — just based on their assumptions and opinions — I feel like that’s an injustice,” she said.
Indonesia’s House of Parliament had asked the country’s Kominfo IT ministry to do something about the videos following complaints many were vulgar and inappropriate for children.
Kominfo confirmed they had specifically asked YouTube to suspend three of Kimi’s videos, which they deemed to be “immoral” and therefore in violation of Indonesian law.
A YouTube spokesman said: “We respond to legal requests to remove content that breaks local laws. In all cases, we restrict access to a video only after a thorough review to determine if the request meets both the letter and spirit of the law.”
Kimi regularly shares saucy photos of herself with her 1.2 million followers on Instagram – many of them designed to show off her curves.
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