Heck Rains Down on Billionaire Creator of Minecraft for Tweet: “It’s Ok to be White”

If you are a parent of boys, there is no doubt you are very familiar with the digital version of Legos called “Minecraft,” which is know in the gaming industry as a “sandbox game.” The game is wildly popular with kids these days. Boys (and girls) will spend hours upon hours building their worlds while fighting off creepers and zombies. The creator of Minecraft is known simply as “Notch,” and he is their hero.

Markus “Notch” Persson sold his company, Mojang, to Microsoft in 2014 for $2.5 billion. He frequently makes headlines in the gaming world for his commentary on social issues and sometimes for his candid views on the loneliness that comes from becoming a billionaire. Despite living in a $70 million mansion in L.A. that he reportedly secured by outbidding Jay Z and Beyonce, Notch has been vocal about his struggles with depression, epitomizing the expression “it’s lonely



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