Scott Cawthon

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Five Nights creator retiring following upset over political donations

Scott Cawthon, the creator of blockbuster indie horror series Five Nights At Freddy’s, has announced he’s retiring. He says he wants to focus his attention on his kids. This comes a few days after many fans were upset (particularly some LGBTQ fans) by the discovery that he had donated large amounts of money to politicians who have repeatedly opposed rights, protections, and support for queer and trans people. He and his family were also then doxed and threatened, which is obviously horrifying. But while he’s retiring, the series will live on. Read more