Andrew Tate booted from Instagram

Instagram and Facebook have suspended Andrew Tate's access.

on risky groups and people," the business confirmed through email.

Tate first gained notoriety in 2016 after making an appearance on Big Brother.

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after a video of him punching a woman outside the show surfaced, when he was fired from the series.

after a video of him punching a woman outside the show surfaced, when he was fired from the series.

Andrew Tate

Since then, he has received criticism for his social media posts,

which domestic violence organizations have referred to as "severe sexism"

In 2017, he claimed on Twitter that rape victims should stay at home.

“bear responsibility”

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for their assault, following which Twitter permanently banned him.

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Tate referred to himself as "definitely a sexist" in one YouTube video.

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I'm a realist, and realists are sexist, he declared.