Andrew Tate is a self-proclaimed sexist and disgraced social media influencer currently facing criminal charges in Romania. He currently has 7.8 followers on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, and has billions of views on TikTok. Tate and his brother face charges of organised crime, human trafficking and rape, but his young fans continue to support and buy into his brand of toxic masculinity. So what does Andrew Tate’s appeal in Romania say about where the phenomenon could lead next?
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- Radu Stochita (@stochita_radu), Freelance journalist in Romania
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