Social media apps like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok ban Andrew Tate’s account.
STRONG POINTS –
- Social media apps including TikTok, YouTube and Twitter are banning Andrew Tate.
- It was done because of these misogynistic and homophobic comments.
- He promoted male superiority in his social activities and had the sickest things to say about women.
WHO IS ANDREW TATE?
He is an American-British internet personality and former professional kickboxer.
He was born in Chicago and raised in England. His father was an international chess master while his mother helped with the catering.
Tate learned to play chess at the age of five and participated in an adult tournament. His father took him out as soon as he lost.
WHY IS HE FAMOUS?
While a guest on the seventeenth season of “Big Brother,” he came under scrutiny for his homophobic and sexist comments on Twitter.
He was only removed from the show after six days of participation, after a video emerged in which he beat a woman with a belt.
He said he was “good friends” with the woman and the act was consensual.
In one of his videos, he also described what he would do if a woman accused him of cheating – he kicked the machete kept by her bed, punched her in the face and grabbed her by the neck.
During an interview with Barstool Sports, Tate remarked that women “are given to the man and belong to the man”, indicating that a woman is the physical and financial property of a man.
He also said that women also bear some responsibility for rape and revealed that he was being investigated for human trafficking as well as rape.
In one of his interviews, he said that depression “isn’t real” and that he heals depressed people using “mind hacks”.
ARE ITS SOCIAL SOCIAL PROHIBITED?
Facebook, TikTok, YouTube and Instagram have removed Tate’s accounts for violating policies.
Even Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, deleted his accounts for the same reason.
Twitter had also revealed that Andrew Tate’s account had been permanently banned for violating predefined rules.