Donald Trump is off of Twitter.
After a tumultuos week, Twitter anounced that they'd permanently suspended the Twitter account of President Donald Trump, perhaps best known to the world for his WWE Hall of Fame induction in 2013.
Twitter Safety posted a series of tweets explaining the move, indicating that violence was incited this week as a result of Trump's tweets. Unfortunately 5 have died as after rioting ensued in the America's capitol, Washington D.C. as the governernment attempted to certify the election results.
Our public interest framework exists to enable the public to hear from elected officials and world leaders directly. It is built on a principle that the people have a right to hold power to account in the open. https://t.co/ZcbhDEAYjH— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021
However, we made it clear going back years that these accounts are not above our rules and cannot use Twitter to incite violence. We will continue to be transparent around our policies and their enforcement.— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021
After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.https://t.co/CBpE1I6j8Y— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021
Trump lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden, and was accordingly future endeavored from his position. He'd been banned for a period of 12 hours earlier this week, and is indefinitely suspended from Facebook, as well.
Trump was a major part of WWE WrestleMania 23 in 2007, where he and WWE Chairman Vince McMahon took on one another in a hair vs. hair "Battle of the Billionaires" match, with Trump's side emerging victorious. The two were represented by Umaga and Bobby Lashley, respectively. Trump also hosted WrestleMania events in 1988 and 1989 at "Trump Plaza," the now Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Trump was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.
His sell of receiving a Stone Cold Stunner from Steve Austin is widely considered among the worst of all-time.
Trump has referenced Colby Covington, Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, and is a longtime friend of UFC President Dana White, all of whom gave him heavy support. Covington has taken calls from Trump after his wins in recent years, and White has even spoken at multiple Republican National Conventions in support of Trump.
Mick Foley recently asked Vince McMahon to throw Donald Trump out of the Hall of Fame.
Donald Trump did not appear at WWE Raw Legends Night alongside such luminaries as Tatanka and I.R.S.