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Nash Grier has 8.7 million followers — more than anyone else — on Twitter’s Vine video app. But the “God-fearing Christian” is under fire after claiming only gay people get HIV, and calling them “fags.”

He may be only 16 years old, but Nash Grier has a management company that represents him, and he’s figured out how to make social media work for him. So when he was called out for falsely claiming only gay people get HIV, and calling them “fags,” in one of his many Vines that his 8.7 million followers see daily, he removed it — but the damage was done.

Grier has been described by New York Magazine as “a God-fearing Christian who frequently consults his iPhone’s Bible app while on the road.”

“I don’t use cuss words, I try not to do anything awful. You don’t want to lower your audience,” he says. He shares that Jesus-camp vibe with dozens of other social-media luminaries. A recent Nash video bore the caption “Y’all twerk more than you pray these days #HolyBible #GasPedal.”

Tyler Oakley, another social media star — he has 2.6 million followers on Twitter, 4.6 million subscribers on YouTube, and his latest post on Tumblr has 569,000 notes — grabbed Grier’s post and reposted it to Twitter, twice on Sunday:

 

 

And then added this:

 

Buzzfeed notes that “Grier hasn’t acknowledged the deleted vine or tweets from angry users, instead only promoting a new video about dealing with haters online.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3e4rfiTEPE&feature=youtu.be

And adds:

Many of his now-deleted tweets have been screenshot and shared on Tumblr.

Meanwhile, Gawker notes that “Grier was recently photographed hanging out with another mutual shitbag, pop star and verified representative of human entitlement, Justin Bieber, so the influence they’re having on each other is likely legendarily positive.”

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UPDATE: Grier apologized:

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Trump Flails Over Whistle Blower Charges: ‘It Was a Beautiful Conversation’ but ‘I Don’t Know Who You’re Talking About’

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Trump says he doesn’t know which world leader the allegations involve, but he knows his conversation with them was “totally appropriate,” “great,” and “beautiful.”

President Donald Trump appeared to be attempting to cover up both his actions that are now the target of a whistleblower complaint filed by an intelligence official, and his knowledge of what the allegations are. He failed miserably.

Speaking to reporters late Friday morning in the Oval Office the President was asked about the allegation, which include a “promise” he allegedly made, likely to the president of Ukraine. They charges, many believe, are that he used $250 million of U.S. military aid as leverage for Ukraine officials to dig up dirt on his top political opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Here’s how President Trump responded to reporters’ questions:

“Ridiculous story.”

“It’s a partisan whistleblower.”

“I’ve had conversations with many leaders – they’re always appropriate.”

“Anything I do I fight for this country.”

“It’s just another political hack job.”

“It was actually a beautiful conversation.”

“It doesn’t matter what I discussed but I will say this: somebody ought to look into Joe Biden’s statement.”

Trump also charged the media would not investigate Joe Biden “because he’s a Democrat.”

“I had a great conversation with numerous people – I don’t even know exactly who you’re talking about.”

So, the president doesn’t know which world leader the allegations are about, and yet he knows he had a “totally appropriate,” “great,” and “beautiful” conversation with them.

Related: Trump to Meet With Ukrainian President Amid Bombshell Whistleblower Allegations

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Trump to Meet With Ukrainian President Amid Bombshell Whistleblower Allegations

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President Donald Trump will meet with the foreign leader who may have been named in a whistleblower complaint filed against the American president by an as-yet unknown U.S. intelligence official. Trump will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in New York, according to multiple sources, including AFP.

Both presidents will be in New York City next week to participate in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

“In New York, the head of state will hold a series of bilateral meetings with foreign leaders, in particular with President of the United States Donald Trump,” Ukrinform, the Ukrainian state news agency reports.

Based on reports from multiple news outlets, especially The Washington Post, the whistleblower complaint is believed to allege Trump strong-armed Ukrainian President Zelensky to investigate and dig up dirt on his top political opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, who is now running for president. Trump withheld $250 million in military aid, which some suggest may have been his bargaining chip.

The complaint also alleges Trump took multiple actions that were troubling, including making a disturbing “promise.” What that promise was is currently unknown.

President Trump’s personal attorney admitted, in a crazed rant on CNN Thursday night, that he asked Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son.

If true, experts say, Trump’s actions could be both criminal and impeachable.

The intelligence community’s inspector general characterized the whistleblower complaint as both “credible” and “urgent.”

The Trump White House has, in direct contraction to law, experts believe, refused to give Congress the whistleblower’s complaint.

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‘Game Changer’: Morning Joe Panel Nails Giuliani’s Confessional Outburst as Evidence for Trump Impeachment

‘About as High a Crime and Misdemeanor as One Can Imagine’ Former DOJ Official Muses After Latest Whistleblower Bombshell

 

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Trump Tries to Reframe Whistleblower’s Allegations as Just ‘Dicey’ Conversation – Declares ‘Nothing Said Wrong’

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Knowing that Fox News has barely covered the explosive allegations from an anonymous intelligence official’s whistleblower complaint, President Donald Trump Friday morning was hard at work trying to reframe the allegations to his base.

Based on multiple Washington Post reports, the whistleblower is alleging President Trump committed repeated acts that were considered so troubling the intel community’s inspector general called the whistleblower’s complaint “credible” and “urgent.”

They include Trump apparently withholding U.S. Military aid from Ukraine in an attempt to strong-arm that nation’s new president into digging up dirt against his top political opponent, Joe Biden.

If true, legal experts say, it is not only impeachable, but a criminal offense.

Trump Friday morning is claiming there are multiple whistleblowers, which if true is news, and they are “highly partisan,” which he puts in quotes as if to suggest the media has characterized them that way, which is false.

He also suggests the media is minimizing what the complaint alleges: he claims the media is calling his threat to withhold military aid merely “a ‘dicey’ conversation.”

And he’s of course claiming “there was nothing said wrong,” but then, curiously seems to admit to a conversation, saying “it was pitch perfect!”

Here’s how Trump is spinning what could possibly be the end of his presidency:

 

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