‘Toxic’ influencer Andrew Tate says he lives ‘with a very, very pure heart’ in ‘goodbye message’


Andrew Tate has stated he lives ‘with a really, very pure coronary heart’ whereas insisting his controversial remarks on girls have been ‘taken out of context’ following his ban from YouTube, Instagram, Fb and TikTok – declaring he isn’t ‘the primary villain on earth.’ 

In a closing ‘goodbye’ video message on Tuesday night time, the ex-Large Brother contestant, 35, stated his video content material had been ‘vilified’ as he introduced he can be taking ‘a break’ from podcasting. 

The previous kickboxer branded a lot of the criticism he has obtained as ‘false narratives’, insisting he has ‘finished nothing mistaken’ and ‘goes to church’,  including that each he ‘and God know of my innocence’. 

The hour-long missive, by which Tate repeatedly describes himself as ‘probably the most well-known man on the planet’, was shared by fellow YouTube star Jake Paul, who stated he ought to have ‘freedom of speech.’ 

Tate first got here to prominence when he appeared on the TV present Large Brother in 2016, however was faraway from the programme after a video surfaced on-line which appeared to indicate him attacking a girl with a belt – a clip he claimed had been edited.

Since then, he has gained additional notoriety on-line for a string of feedback about girls, together with suggesting that they ‘bear some duty’ if they’re assaulted – an incident which led to him being banned from Twitter.

In a closing ‘goodbye’ video message on Tuesday night time (pictured), ex-Large Brother contestant Andrew Tate, 35, stated his video content material had been ‘vilified’ as he introduced he can be taking ‘a break’ from podcasting

Tate talks about slapping and choking a woman who 'likes it rough'

Tate talks about slapping and choking a woman who 'likes it rough'

It’s his outspoken movies, widespread with many younger males, for which Tate is mainly recognized. Clips on Instagram (pictured) underneath the hashtag Andrew Tate have racked up over 11.6 billion views, and clips of on TikTok have been considered greater than 13 billion instances. (Pictured: Tate talks about slapping and choking a girl who ‘likes it tough’) 

In a single video, Tate suggested males accused of dishonest by their girlfriends to ‘bang out the machete, increase in her face and grip her by the neck. Shut up b***h.’

Born in Chicago, Illinois, however introduced up in Luton, Bedfordshire, Tate has additionally garnered a status over his varied enterprise actions.

He operated an internet site referred to as ‘Hustler’s College’ by which members pay a month-to-month charge with a purpose to obtain directions on dropshipping and cryptocurrency. Tate’s followers earned fee for signing up new members, main critics to label it a ‘pyramid scheme’. The advertising programme closed this month.

Collectively together with his brother Tristan, he allegedly arrange a webcam enterprise in Romania by which younger fashions advised sob tales to unsuspecting male viewers. Regardless of telling the Sunday Mirror that the positioning was ‘a complete rip-off’, Tate claims to have made hundreds of thousands from it.

However it’s his outspoken movies, widespread with many younger males, for which Tate is mainly recognized. Clips on Instagram underneath the hashtag Andrew Tate have racked up over 11.6 billion views, and clips of on TikTok have been considered greater than 13 billion instances.

In his goodbye message final night time, Tate stated the ‘assaults’ on him have been ‘disguised underneath the advantage of caring about girls.’ 

He added: ‘None of those folks attacking me care about girls, none of them donate to girls’s charities, none of them donate to charity like I do, none of them assist anybody like I do.’ 

Tate stated that he has a ‘distinctive perspective’ and that he welcomes folks to problem it, and that he has ‘no drawback with being disliked’. 

Nonetheless, he stated, he ‘does have an issue’ with folks taking clips of his movies and reporting them ‘out of context’ and ‘eradicating the tonality’, and with folks ‘accusing him of illegality.’

He claimed he grew to become the ‘most googled man on the planet’ and that he was a ‘sufferer of his personal success’ as a result of it led folks to wish to discover ‘any little clip’ that they may ‘blow up’ to be ‘as controversial as potential’ – as a result of ‘they need the views for themselves.’ 

Controversial influencer Andrew Tate, 35, has been banned from Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Tiktok and Instagram

Controversial influencer Andrew Tate, 35, has been banned from Youtube, Twitter, Fb, Tiktok and Instagram

Tate stated ‘hundreds’ of males had messaged him saying his movies on ‘how one can beat despair’ had ‘saved them from suicide’, insisting he has had a optimistic impact ‘on hundreds of thousands.’ 

‘Public consciousness through the media has genuinely purchased right into a assemble the place folks imagine I’m harmful,’ he added.

‘All I’ve finished is save folks from despair, we speak about males’s psychological well being, like when Paddy Pimblett simply fought, he stated for those who had issues with psychological well being you need to come ahead.’ 

The video then exhibits Pimblett talking at a post-fight press convention by which he says he would relatively carry his buddy’s head on his shoulder ‘than carry his coffin’ – after not too long ago shedding his buddy Ricky who tragically took his personal life earlier than his UFC London victory. 

It then exhibits a clip of Tyson Fury discussing psychological well being, earlier than Tate provides: ‘Everybody tells us males, you need to discuss extra, discuss to us. 

‘I attempt to encourage males to  be robust, I say hear, for those who’re depressed get within the fitness center, a robust physique is a robust thoughts… and through the use of my aspirational life-style, which is a way of life most males would like to have, due to the finance, the automobiles, the liberty and so on, I encourage folks to work arduous, attempt their greatest, and to develop into the perfect model of themselves.’ 

Branding himself the ‘most influential individual on planet’, Tate admitted that he ‘blames himself’ for the state of affairs he finds himself in. 

Before entering the Big Brother house in 2016, Tate had a kickboxing career and trained at a club in Luton

Earlier than getting into the Large Brother home in 2016, Tate had a kickboxing profession and skilled at a membership in Luton

He stated he admits he has to ‘change my messaging in step with my fame’ as a result of the extra folks he reaches, the extra he has to ‘be certain’ his movies should not ‘taken out of context’. 

Nonetheless the influencer stated he’s discovering it tough to function out of worry his content material might be ‘misrepresented and weaponised’. 

He claimed he has obtained offers from a few of the ‘largest podcast firms on this planet’, however stated he has determined to ‘take a break’, including: ‘With nice affect comes nice duty.’ 

‘Even with my genius mind, I do not know if I can discover a means… for not one line to be taken out of context,’ he stated. 

He additionally insisted he loves girls and stated he has no rape or sexual assault fees regardless of being ‘probably the most well-known man on the planet.’ 

He ended the video by confirming his break from podcasting, including that he’s not a nasty man as a result of he runs a canine shelter and rebuilt and orphanage in Romania. 

YouTube was the newest platform to completely ban Tate for breaching its guidelines on hate speech.

The web site stated channels related to Tate had been eliminated for breaching its phrases of service, following related strikes by Fb, Instagram and TikTok.

On the time of his elimination, he had 4.7 million followers on Instagram – this quantity had grown quickly from round a million followers simply two months in the past in June. 

A lot of marketing campaign teams have criticised Tate for his views and warned he was a hazard to younger males and boys who see his content material on-line, urging the varied platforms on which he’s energetic to take away him.

'Toxic influencer' Andrew Tate (pictured) says he was 'playing a comedic character' in videos which have been slammed as misogynistic after the ex-Big Brother star was banned from Facebook and Instagram for 'violating policies'

‘Poisonous influencer’ Andrew Tate (pictured) says he was ‘taking part in a comedic character’ in movies which have been slammed as misogynistic after the ex-Large Brother star was banned from Fb and Instagram for ‘violating insurance policies’

Joe Mulhall, director of analysis at Hope Not Hate, stated: ‘We’re delighted that after discussions with YouTube, and our public campaigning, they’ve completely eliminated his account.

‘Andrew Tate’s YouTube account was an enormous supply for dangerous content material which unfold like wildfire throughout the web.

‘However extra motion is required from all main tech platforms to make the web a safer place. Eradicating Tate’s accounts from platforms doesn’t mechanically take away his content material.’

TikTok stated it has been taking motion towards movies and accounts which are discovered to violate its neighborhood pointers. 

A TikTok spokesperson stated: ‘Misogyny is a hateful ideology that isn’t tolerated on TikTok. 

‘We have been eradicating violative movies and accounts for weeks, and we welcome the information that different platforms are additionally taking motion towards this particular person.’  

Meta, stated it had eliminated the controversial influencer’s official accounts for breaching its guidelines round harmful organisations or people and that he was now banned from utilizing both Fb or Instagram. 

The ex-Large Brother star responded to the bans by telling MailOnline that he was ‘a improbable position mannequin for all folks, each female and male’, including that his platform ‘can be a beacon of sunshine, instructing folks of all genders and races how one can respect each other’.

Videos on Instagram under the hashtag Andrew Tate have racked up over 11.6 billion views, and clips of on TikTok have been viewed more than 13 billion times. The influencer is pictured while on Big Brother

Movies on Instagram underneath the hashtag Andrew Tate have racked up over 11.6 billion views, and clips of on TikTok have been considered greater than 13 billion instances. The influencer is pictured whereas on Large Brother

Videos on Instagram under the hashtag Andrew Tate have racked up over 11.6 billion views, and clips of on TikTok have been viewed more than 13 billion times

Movies on Instagram underneath the hashtag Andrew Tate have racked up over 11.6 billion views, and clips of on TikTok have been considered greater than 13 billion instances

Influencer Andrew Tate’s controversial previous 


Historic tweets by Tate have been unearthed depicting allegedly abusive messages he despatched to singer Cheryl concerning her marriage to footballer Ashley Cole. 

In a single message he refers to Cheryl and her former husband as ‘huge w*g sockets,’ in addition to launching an assault on Canadian rapper Drake.

He’s additionally stated to have posted the now-deleted remark: ‘If I wished to see black folks operating I would just threaten them with jobs.’ 

JUNE 2016: 

The 35-year-old was booted off the present after a video emerged of Tate beating his ex-girlfriend with a belt, which he claims is the explanation why he was faraway from the Channel 5 actuality present the day earlier than.

The clip exhibits the star frequently hitting the girl together with his belt – he additionally slaps her throughout the face. 

However the star insisted it was ‘playful enjoyable’ and stated on the time: ‘An extended model of the video exhibits us laughing and I am hitting myself saying ‘it would not damage’. ‘I am nonetheless mates together with her and she or he’s within the UK with me now. I’d by no means hit a girl.’


Tate stoked the fires of controversy once more shortly earlier than World Suicide Day when he tweeted ‘despair is not actual’.

He wrote: ‘There are only a few fats lonely man, aged 60 with no cash or household or hobbys. Who arnt depressed. – this isn’t a scientific illness’.

His remarks have been later blasted by former boxer Ricky Hatton and best-selling creator J.Okay Rowling. 

OCTOBER 2017: 

Within the wake of the #MeToo motion, Tate induced controversy together with his feedback about rape.

On the time, he tweeted: ‘Ladies have been exchanging intercourse for alternative for a really very long time. Some did this. Weren’t abused. […] For those who put your self able to be raped, you need to bear some duty.’

Twitter eliminated the tweets for violating their coverage and Tate’s account was suspended, nevertheless he has since gone on to develop into a verified consumer.

MAY 2021: 

Tate and his brother Tristan allegedly ran a cam lady enterprise in Romania after transferring there in 2017, the place ’75 lingerie-clad fashions take calls from followers paying $4 a minute’.

He beforehand stated: ‘I might open a strip membership, however that takes cash and I want overhead, I want cash. How can I exploit these girls to make me cash.

‘On the peak of my webcam pimpin’ I feel I’m the king of the world […] the issue is the primary two women labored for me as a result of they liked me, […] however when you get larger you begin hiring women who do not love you. They’re in it for the cash.’

APRIL 2022:

In response to Every day Beast, Tate’s mansion was raided by Romanian authorities in relation to an alleged human trafficking incident.

The investigation adopted a tip off from the US Embassy {that a} 21-year-old American lady was being held on the house towards her will. 

The case is ongoing. The brothers have been launched on the time and deny all wrongdoing.


In an announcement after his ban by Meta final week, Mr Tate denied he held misogynistic views and accused his critics of ‘twisting details’.

He stated: ‘It is extremely unlucky that previous movies of me, the place I used to be taking part in a comedic character, have been taken out of context and amplified to the purpose the place folks imagine completely false narratives about me.

‘Within the final two weeks I devoted over 1million {dollars} to charities supporting girls. I posted this on Instagram, however Instagram ignored it.

‘Web sensationalism has purported the concept that I am anti-women when nothing could possibly be farther from the reality. That is merely hate mobs who’re uninterested within the details of the matter making an attempt to personally assault me. They twist details and produce fancy paperwork filled with half truths and lies to assault folks they do not like.

‘I’ll all the time have hundreds of thousands of followers all over the world and my platform can be a beacon of sunshine, instructing folks of all genders and races how one can respect each other for years to come back. Now these followers can’t study vital classes of affection. Why?

‘With my Instagram web page, I started to show all the detrimental narratives false and present the world tolerance. My followers would observe in my footsteps of tolerance and love and the world would develop into a greater place.

‘I used to be even instructing all of my supporters to be respectful in discourse towards those that don’t like me. My followers would respectfully and logically reply to demise threats. Hate doesnt repair something. Love does.

‘I used to be receiving over 10,000 demise threats a day on the platform. Instagram ignored it. Someway I’m the villain, when all of my posts have been bible verses and charitable donations. Banning me solely conjures up extra web hate mobs and extra division. This can develop into a weapon of assault for various factors of view for the forseeable future.

‘Instagram permitting me to return to teach the youth of right this moment on the significance of respect for each other is probably the most highly effective factor they may do.

‘I’ve nothing however positivity to unfold concerning all PEOPLE, whether or not male OR feminine, and this has been mirrored in all of my current messaging and posts.

‘I’m a combined race man raised by a single mom. I suffered all the disadvantages of the previous world. I’m a improbable position mannequin for all folks, each female and male.’

In an announcement given to Bloomberg, a YouTube spokesperson stated that channels related to Mr Tate had been eliminated due to ‘a number of violations’ of YouTube’s neighborhood pointers and phrases of service, together with its hate speech coverage.

‘If a channel is terminated, the uploader is unable to make use of, personal or create every other YouTube channels,’ the assertion stated.

On-line security and anti-hate marketing campaign teams stated that they had been warning of the risks of Mr Tate’s on-line commentary for a while, noting that movies of him have been usually broadly re-shared by his followers and supporters, and urged social media platforms to transcend simply banning private or linked accounts he was recognized to make use of.

Movies of and about Mr Tate, usually posted and re-shared by others, have develop into more and more widespread in current months on YouTube and TikTok specifically – a hashtag of Mr Tate’s identify on TikTok has obtained greater than 13 billion views, main campaigners to name for additional motion to be taken to cease the unfold of what it says is harmful content material.

Ruth Davison, chief govt of girls’s security charity Refuge, stated Meta had made the ‘proper resolution’ in banning Mr Tate from its channels final week.

‘That is the form of decisive motion wanted to deal with the web radicalisation of younger males in direction of a violently misogynistic worldview,’ she stated.

‘The identical form of motion is now wanted outdoors of high-profile circumstances like this – we all know that ladies are experiencing stalking, harassment and abuse on-line on daily basis, usually with out a lot as a response from social media firms.’

Imran Ahmed, chief govt of the Centre for Countering Digital Hate, stated Mr Tate’s ‘hatred’ had been ‘amplified into hundreds of thousands of younger males’s newsfeeds’.

He stated social media platforms now wanted to do extra to crack down on movies displaying Tate or these which amplify his views.

‘Extra must be finished. Tate encourages his followers to put up his movies utilizing their very own accounts and hyperlink again to his web site. Accounts are nonetheless pumping out clips of Tate as a part of his Hustler’s College pyramid scheme. YouTube is rife with movies doing this, and have made Google up hundreds of thousands in advert income,’ he stated.

‘Meta ought to now go additional and be certain that different folks posting movies containing Mr Tate are sanctioned for breaching their neighborhood requirements on hate, and ban the posting of hyperlinks to his web site, which incorporates materials designed to radicalise younger males.’

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