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‘My Pillow Guy’ Mike Lindell Kicked Off Twitter Again After He Slid Back on in Attempt to Dodge Ban

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‘My Pillow Guy’ Mike Lindell Kicked Off Twitter Again After He Slid Back on in Attempt to Dodge Ban

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‘My Pillow Guy’, Mike Lindell, has been kicked off Twitter yet again after he tried to rejoin despite his ban.

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Now, Mike Lindell rose to fame through one thing and one thing only…

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And that’s MyPillow.

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MyPillow is a pillow manufacturing company based in Chaska, Minnesota…

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And it was founded in 2009 by none other than Lindell, who invented and patented the unique open-cell, poly-foam pillow design.

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MyPillow well and truly turned Lindell’s life around…

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Because when he first started to build his empire in 2004, his marriage was falling apart and he was severely addicted to drugs.

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Speaking to CNBC, Lindell recalled a time when he’d been awake from using drugs for an entire 2 weeks and after his dealer took a shocking photograph of him, he knew something needed to change.

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On January 16th, 2009, “I had one prayer that night,” he said.

“God, I want to wake up in the morning and never have the desire [to use drugs] again. I woke up the next day — and you’ve got to realize this is years of addiction — I go, ‘Wow, something’s different.'”

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Lindell has been sober ever since…

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And of course, sobriety has done wonders for both his business and personal life.

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Last year, it was believed that Lindell had a net worth of $300 million…

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And he now has a following larger than ever.

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But that’s not to say that the MyPillow CEO doesn’t have his controversies.

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For example – Lindell previously promoted the toxic plant extract oleandrin as a cure for COVID-19, saying, “This thing works… it’s the miracle of all time.”

FYI, this wasn’t a cure for COVID-19 and this was nothing but fake news Lindell was fuelling and spreading around.

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Oh, and how could we forget…

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Lindell is notoriously right-wing and enjoys reminding his fans that he’s a huge supporter of the former POTUS, Donald Trump.

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He has always made his fierce support for Trump known…

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And he has even sold his pillows through aggressive pro-Trump marketing campaigns, offering discounts with code words inspired by Trump and the QAnon conspiracy theory.

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Not only that, but Lindell has spread many baseless claims about the 2020 election…

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At one point, he even made claims of voted fraud.

So as you can see, you don’t get more “Trump supporter” than Mike Lindell.

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And now, Lindell has hit the headlines again…

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This time for his attempt to slide past his Twitter ban and create a new account.

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According to the Huffington Post, Lindell was banned from Twitter last year after spreading conspiracy theories.

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The outlet reports that Lindell took to social media at the time to spread both conspiracy theories and lies about the 2020 presidential election in which Trump lost.

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But on Sunday, Lindell attempted to return to the platform.

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It comes after Elon Musk purchased Twitter for $44 billion just days before and had discussed protecting free speech on the platform.

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Insider reports that Lindell announced his Twitter comeback writing: “Hello everybody, I’M BACK ON TWITTER. My only account is @MikeJLindell! Please RT and FOLLOW to SPREAD THE WORD.”

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Attached to the tweet was a video of Lindell confirming the account was his.

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“All those other ones are fake accounts and they’ve been using my name out there, so we started this account,” he said in the video, the outlet reports.

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“Please share with everybody you know, let everybody you know, so we can get the word out at Twitter in case they do take it down. Thanks a lot for helping out.”

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But, Lindell’s time on the platform was very short lived…

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Just hours later Lindell’s account was suspended.

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Speaking with Insider about the ban Lindell said it was a “shame.”

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He also said: “We need to melt down the voting machines and turn them into prison bars.”

What do you think about Lindell’s attempt to return to the platform?

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