Andrew Tate started attracting attention in May 2022 because his controversial remarks were shared all over TikTok. Some of his remarks have been viewed as misogynistic such as saying women can't drive, men can cheat, but women can't, and men prefer women to be robots.
Andrew Tate "women can't drive"
Andrew Tate "women cheating are disgusting"
Andrew Tate "men want women to be robots"
Tate’s clips led some conservative media outlets to brand Tata as the King of Toxic Masculinity. However, many of his fans see the humor in his statements and do not take them completely seriously.
Andrew Tate is infamous for his polarizing opinions and controversial takes. His videos are everywhere on the internet, which makes his internet presence unavoidable. Now, everyone is dying to know how Andrew Tate started.
In case you didn't know, Tate is a former professional kickboxer and 4 IKSA world champion. He is referred to as the "Top G" by his fans. The term means "Top Gangster," which is a phrase commonly used to describe someone who is number one in their field.
How did Andrew Tate get banned?
With his omnipresence in the digital space, Tate suddenly blew up on the internet and left everyone curious about him. However, amid his sudden fame, social media platforms argued his misogynist remarks might groom a generation of sexists.
It’s impossible to wipe Andrew Tate off the internet because thousands of members of his online course and community, Hustler's University (now renamed "The Real World"), repost his videos to build a following online. According to a signup site that features Tate, the online course has more than 160,000 active members.
Andrew Tate became an internet sensation because of his controversial statements on social media and his wise marketing strategy. With thousands of people reposting his controversial content, he was everywhere all at once.
The video below from our show Good Morning Marketers discusses Andrew Tates' rise to fame.