- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Liberal activist Chrissy Teigen says she has deleted 60,000 tweets and blocked 1 million users on the social media platform to protect her family from harassment.

The model blasted “sick psychopaths” who have scoured through years of tweets in response to the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell, the socialite accused of grooming children for deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

At issue is Maxwell’s extensive network, procured over decades, of power players in the entertainment industry and the political world.

“I have block chained over one million people, ONE MILLION people today and I am still flooded with sick psychopaths,” she wrote Wednesday. “So please, spare me the ‘just ignore them, they’re just trolls.’ Anyhow I’ll do my best to stop entertaining them. They have definitely been living for this and have zeroed in on ONLY me.”

Ms. Teigen also admitted to deleting 60,000 tweets Tuesday as users shared screenshots of her past remarks about children. 

“I actually deleted 60,000 tweets because I cannot f—g STAND you idiots anymore and I’m worried for my family,” she wrote. “Finding me talking about toddlers and tiaras in 2013 and thinking you’re some sort of f—g operative.”

The “toddlers and tiaras” comment was in reference to a 2011 tweet that read: “Seeing little girls do the splits half naked is just … I want to put myself in jail. #toddlersandtiaras.”

“When pedo ghislaine sings like a canary (if she doesn’t die) and we have nothing to do [with] this, I know for a fact it won’t go away,” Ms. Teigen added Tuesday. “They’ll just think of another excuse. It is extremely disheartening. I don’t know how to stop this. I don’t think anyone quite gets it.”

Maxwell was arrested July 2 and charged with six criminal counts — two for perjury and four involving the transporting of minors for illegal sexual acts. She pleaded not guilty Tuesday from a Brooklyn jail and was denied bail.

• Douglas Ernst can be reached at dernst@washingtontimes.com.

Copyright © 2023 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide