UPDATE: Reddit has confirmed that it has fired Aimee Knight from her position with the business after 200+ subreddits, including r/Music, went private in protest.
Reddit recently cut ties with controversial UK politician Aimee Knight. The move prompted 200 subreddits to go private, expressing their outrage. Knight recently joined Reddit and was recently fired. However, it is unclear why the company would axe her. Aimee Knight was a member of the UK Green Party and was a member of the Coventry Liberal Democrats. Her resignation followed two high-profile scandals.