Tila Tequila Has Been A Fan Of Nazis For A While

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Tila Tequila, star of A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila,( which was a show where men and women competed simultaneously for her affection) has had her Twitter account suspended after she posted a photo of herself giving the “Sig Heil” salute, which is an act associated with the Nazi Party during WWII.

The picture was taken at an Alt-Right event for the National Policy Institute, hwhich many consider a thinly-veiled Neo-Nazi group.

Many people are upset at Tila for seeming to suddenly embrace Neo-Nazism, but they are forgetting that Tila has a long history of this kind of behavior. She’s used her social media accounts to post things that would be considered sympathetic to Nazism for years. For instance, there’s the time she posted a photoshopped picture of herself in Nazi regalia in front of the gates of Auschwitz and referred to herself as “Hitila” in a post titled “Why I Sympathize With Hitler: Part 1.”

Last year, she publically disavowed those statements and declared them the result of drug abuse and a brain aneurysm.

However, lest you think that was the end of her dalliance with Fascism, the following year she tweeted a happy birthday message to Hitler on the anniversary of his birth. And she also seems to be trying to stake out a new niche in the public eye as a mouthpiece for the Alt-Right. In her now suspended Twitter bio, she referred to herself as the “Alt-Reich Queen.”

So regardless of whether you think this is some kind of extended trolling she is doing, a desperate last grab for recognition, the result of mental illness, or if it is an expression of her true ideology and admiration for Hitler, one thing is clear: It is nothing new. And we should probably not be surprised by it.

Wyatt is a writer and your friend. You can follow him on Twitter @WyattRedd.