It’s been almost a month since Andrew Tate was first arrested in Romania, and he’s had an awful lot to say for himself in that time.
The 36-year-old former kickboxer was arrested as part of a human trafficking investigation. He was detained in Romania on Thursday 29 December on suspicion of human trafficking, rape, and forming an organised crime group, prosecutors said.
It was then announced that the controversial influencer and his brother Tristan are to be detained in Romania until 27 February following a court ruling.
While the investigation into them is ongoing, Tate has been keeping his followers up to date via Twitter.
YouTuber and Inpaulsive podcast host Paul took to Twitter, writing: "the matrix is real. pray you never become its target".
There is no evidence to suggest it was aimed at Tate, but he didn’t let that stop him.
He took offence to Paul's tweet by directly responding: "You are the Matrix / You are an Agent / But the Matrix is cracking / And now you will pay the price."
\u201cAnyone who believes I'm a human trafficker is genuinely a moron.\n\nAnyone smart enough to understand the American System is unfair would be mind blown by the injustice of the Romanian System.\u201d
Addressing his followers, Tate wrote: “Anyone who believes I'm a human trafficker is genuinely a moron.
“Anyone smart enough to understand the American System is unfair would be mind blown by the injustice of the Romanian System.”
\u201cAnyone who believes I am a human trafficker may as well go and take their 10th vaccine.\n\nThere are 0 victims, 0 proof of any crime in our case file.\n\nThey have arrested me to "look" for evidence,\n\nWhich they will not find because it doesn't exist.\u201d
“Anyone who believes I am a human trafficker may as well go and take their 10th vaccine,” he later wrote.
“There are 0 victims, 0 proof of any crime in our case file.
“They have arrested me to ‘look’ for evidence,
“Which they will not find because it doesn't exist.”
\u201cI'm in detention as they "look" for evidence.\n\nEvidence they will never find because we are not guilty.\n\nThey have and will continue to ignore and throw away any and all testimony or hard evidence we are innocent.\n\nMy case isn't about the truth.\n\nThis is about Politics.\u201d
He wrote: “In the darkened silence of solitary confinement there is almost no noise.
“Pray for me,
“I can hear you.”
\u201cThe Matrix tries to convince you helping your parents is a bad thing.\n\nThe Matrix attacked me because The Real World teaches you what it doesn't want you to know.\n\nhttps://t.co/0wFTUaNz23\u201d
On the same day, he wrote a poem to his followers, saying: “They are trying to break me.
“Thrown inside a cell without light.
“Cockroaches, lice, and bed bugs are my only friends at night.
“When the guards bring me to and from the courtroom, I stay absolutely respectful.
“They try to pour hatred into my heart.
“They see I will never break and respect my resolve.
“Please and Thank You stick with me at all times.
“Such is the Way of Wudan.”
Tate spoke publicly for the first time on Wednesday, appearing briefly before cameras and saying that there was no justice in Romania. He also claimed that the case file against him in a criminal investigation for alleged human trafficking and rape was empty.
“They know we have done nothing wrong,” Tate told reporters as he was brought in for further questioning by anti-organised crime prosecutors, the first comments made to the media since his arrest. “This file is completely empty. Of course it’s unjust, there is no justice in Romania unfortunately.”
Asked whether he has hurt women, Tate said: “Of course not.”
“There is no evidence against me,” Tristan Tate told reporters on Wednesday. “The authorities are planning to steal my cars and steal my money. That is why I am in jail.”
On Twitter the same day, he wrote: “There is no light without dark.”
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