Your boyfriend supports him, but does your celebrity crush?
Over the past few months, Andrew Tate has been on every social media platform for his controversial views. He is known for masculinity and feminism – his views have sparked many debates on social media platforms, and Tate has now been banned from Facebook, Instagram and TikTok after being banned from Twitter a few years ago.
Tate has appeared on several YouTube podcasts and interviews over the past months, such as the Full Send Podcast, Stand Out TV, CEOCAST (and many more). In these interviews, Tate stated, “I don’t believe in depression”, “How can you be high-value if you’ve slept with 50 men?” said things like, and said the women “bear some responsibility” for the attack.
After being banned on social media platforms, Andrew Tate has finally spoken out and claimed he was “playing a comic character”. He said her comments were taken out of context and that she has “dedicated a million dollars to charities that help women.”
These are the celebrities and influencers who have had their say on Andrew Tate:
The YouTuber, music artist and boxer posted this tweet yesterday following Tet’s ban from Instagram and Facebook. It’s safe to say that KSI is not a fan of Andrew, as he says in his tweet: “Thank God Andrew Tate got banned”.
Matt has 1.2 million followers on Instagram and gets his support from posting infographics about current events and affairs. Matt has made several posts about Andrew Tate and has called his videos “violently misogynistic” and “homophobic”.
One of Matt’s infographics about the Tate calls for “social media platforms to do something” regarding Tate’s growing fame and influence on social media platforms. This infographic has over 1.4 million likes.
Andrew Tate has been banned from Facebook, Instagram and TikTok after posting this. After Matt’s post about Tate and calls for a social media ban against him, Matt received several homophobic DMs on Instagram from Tate’s supporters:
Like Tate, Jake Paul has been labeled controversial many times, and his tweets about Tate back it up. In his tweet, Jake says he “disagrees with many of Andrew Tate’s views”. But he also says that he “doesn’t agree with censorship”, possibly implying that he doesn’t agree with Andrew Tate’s ban on social media platforms.
Cardi B is a well-known rapper, she’s faced her fair share of backlash and hate in her time, and it continues with regards to Andrew Tate.
Jake Shields, a former UFC fighter, tweeted: “People are scared of young guys watching Andrew Tate but young girls are totally fine watching Cardi B and the Kardashians”. The same person also tweeted: “Tate’s main message is stop being lazy and making excuses and work hard and get in shape and make money have cardio drugs, f*ck random people and live like a brain dead moron”.
Cardi B reportedly responded to the tweet, which has since been deleted. A screenshot of his response shows him saying: “I’m married, I don’t smoke weed, I don’t pop pills, I don’t do coke, I’m a mother of 2 and I do a lot of charity work…but hey let me put a card to defend a man who defends abuse and rape.
Deborah Francis-White is a prominent feminist best known for her comedy podcast about feminism. She took to Instagram to express her happiness that Tate was banned from Facebook and Instagram. He shared a post showing Tate being banned from Instagram and Facebook and captioned it: “About time”.
Ethan Klein is a YouTuber who has become particularly popular over the past few years for his podcast with Trisha Paytas, Frenemies. He has voiced his displeasure with Tate on Twitter. Ethan said he “felt sad that so many people were on Andrew Tate’s side”. Ethan and his wife Hila also discussed Tate on their H3 podcast.
Daz is another YouTuber who has openly expressed his negative views about Andrew Tate on Twitter. Daz Black labels Tate as “a monster”.
What did Andrew Tate say?
After being banned from social media platforms, Andrew Tate has claimed he was “playing a comic character”. He said her comments were taken out of context and that she has “dedicated a million dollars to charities that help women.”
Tate also released a statement to various news outlets saying: “It’s very uncomfortable that my old videos, where I was playing a comedic character, have been taken out of context and amplified to the point where people believe completely false stories about me. The last two In a week I’ve donated over a million dollars to women’s charities. I posted it on Instagram, but Instagram ignored it. Internet sensationalism has perpetuated the idea that I’m anti-feminist when nothing could be further from the truth.
“It’s just hate mobs who don’t care about the facts trying to attack me personally. They twist the facts and produce fancy papers full of half-truths and lies to attack people they don’t like.” Andrew Tate then said he was “always” millions around the world. Fans will be and say that her platform is a “beacon of light, teaching young people of all genders and races how to respect each other for years to come.”
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Featured image via @KSI and @jakepaul on Instagram, and Stand Out Tv on Youtube.