MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was resuspended from Twitter Sunday simply hours after rejoining the platform.
Lindell was suspended once more for breaking the platform’s pointers on ban evasion by making a brand new account, a Twitter spokesperson advised Newsweek.
Twitter initially suspended Lindell, a loyal supporter of former President Donald Trump, in January 2021 when the CEO stated the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent. Lindell’s actions went in opposition to the social media platform’s civic integrity coverage, in line with Newsweek.
The MyPillow founder’s return comes after Tesla CEO Elon Musk purchased Twitter final week for $44 billion.
When Lindell made his new account, he tweeted out to tell everybody of his return. “Hello everybody, I’M BACK ON TWITTER,” Lindell tweeted. He additionally warned his followers to be careful for impersonators and inspired them to unfold the phrase about his new account.
Throughout his temporary time on Twitter, the MyPillow CEO’s account skyrocketed with followers — Lindell attracted over 35,000 earlier than being shut down.
Lindell has been a supporter of Trump since 2016 and has incessantly met with the previous president all through the years. The CEO stated in a Liberty College speech assembly Trump was a “divine appointment.” He later supported Trump in making an attempt to overturn the 2020 election.
Twitter additionally banned My Pillow’s Twitter account after Lindell took over the account to tweet out his private agenda.
Regardless of the Lindell’s ban, conservatives have seen a spike in followers since Musk bought Twitter. Fox Information’ Tucker Carlson was lately unbanned in late April.
Twitter has not introduced in the event that they ever plan on unbanning Lindell.