The sex trafficking case against Andrew Tate is “essentially based on lies,” according to two women who say they are being treated as accusers despite repeatedly stating that they are “not victims.”
Among them was the official Twitter name of the still imprisoned influencer share an interview by two of the women listed as victims of what Romanian investigators have described as a violent organized gang.
“It’s very unfair. They don’t deserve it,” said one of the women, neither of whom were named in the clip he shared, but who both called them social media influencers.
“I don’t understand… the prosecutors [said] We are victims in this case, although we have obviously stated that we are not the victims,” she said.
“So this case is essentially based on lies,” she said, asking, “How can I trust the Romanian authorities?”
The interview on Urmeaza appeared to show the duo, one with blonde hair and the other with dark hair.
Two women claimed in an interview that they were listed as victims of Andrew Tate’s alleged sex trafficking, although they made it clear to investigators that this was not the case. Observator Antena 1 via AP
In the shared clip, which appeared to be heavily edited, one of the women said the couple were introduced to Tate and his 34-year-old brother Tristan – one of the co-defendants – through “mutual friends”.
“We ended up being like family,” she said of the Tate brothers.
“I’ve never worked for them or with them. We’re just really, really close,” she said.
One of the women in the video said the case against Tate and his brother was “basically built on lies.” Twitter / @CensoredMen
She claimed that throughout the investigation, which began in April last year after a 22-year-old American woman said she was being held against her will and raped by the ex, she made it clear again and again that she didn’t see herself as a victim see -Kickboxing Champion.
“I find it quite embarrassing that 9 months after the initial raid in April last year [when] We have made our statements clearly saying “we are not the victims” and that they will be used against the brothers, she said.
“I’m quite upset and upset and I don’t understand why this is happening,” she said.
Two of the “alleged” victims in the Tate case come out and say “they are like family with the Tate” and that the Romanian police are lying on their behalf. pic.twitter.com/AP7qNdnQAC
— Censored Men (@CensoredMen) January 9, 2023
In a separate interview — too shared on Tate’s Twitter page – His lawyer, Eugen Vidineac, also seemed to refer to the two women when asked about the six applicants.
“It’s not true. It’s not two grievances, but not six,” he said to Gândul.
He said that “several testimonies” in the case came from people who were “presented as victims” who did not have “victim status” or had “ever filed grievances” against the Tates.
Tate’s attorney, Eugen Vidineac, claimed in another interview that there are several women who were counted as victims by the authorities, even though they had never lodged a complaint.Twitter / @Ganduloficial
In his interview, the attorney revealed that both Tate brothers are unmarried fathers, without going into detail about how many children each has.
He also suggested the influencer faces court action in part for his social media persona, noting how many online users create “a reprehensible, immoral image on social media” when in reality they create “stable, have sound moral principles”.
“Well, in the case of the Tate brothers, I don’t know what intention they had on social media to promote themselves,” Vidineac said.
Tate and his brother Tristan were arrested in Romania for sex trafficking. Andrew Tate
“But I’m wondering: could this intent on social media serve as evidence in a criminal case?”
Andrew Tate suggested on Sunday he had been taken to hospital, while sharing a report of it say that “the matrix attacked me”.
He and his brother are due to appear back in court on Tuesday, where they are fighting a decision to keep them locked up until the end of the month, his lawyer said.
Tate, meanwhile, suggested his arrest was just a sign of his greatness. “It seems that the great revolutionaries of every generation suffer from unfair imprisonment,” he said on his Twitter page.