Girl, 9, in rehab after Fortnite addiction made her wet herself

Girl, 9, in rehab after Fortnite addiction made her wet herself

- Her horrified parents tonight told how their daughter is in intensive ­therapy after ­getting hooked on the Fortnite game.

- Steve told the Sunday People: “Over the last two months I’ve been ­contacted by dozens of parents with children as young as eight showing signs of addiction to Fortnite.

- “I know bright kids who will fail their exams this summer because of Fortnite, kids who are stealing from their parents and friends to pay for the extras, kids who urinate in bottles because they can’t bear to leave the game.”

- Professional gamers are making up to £500,000 a month from live-streaming their Fortnite games for addicted children to watch.

- Culture Secretary Matt Hancock has warned that addictive online shooter games such as Fortnite have a damaging impact on children.

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