Andrew Tate says he is 'hard to kill' as he deals with a ‘very serious health problem’
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Andrew Tate claims he has been attacked by the Matrix after he apparently required medical help in jail.
Tate, who is remanded in custody in Romania over allegations of human trafficking, rape, and organised crime, shared the cryptic post on Twitter.
He wrote: "The Matrix has attacked me. But they misunderstand, you cannot kill an idea."
Tate added: "Hard to kill."
The former kickboxer added a link to Romanian news service Antena Spy News that revealed one of the Tate brothers had been removed from prison and rushed to hospital.
Tate's lawyer Octavian Gliga confirmed it was the controversial social media influencer, and not his brother Tristan, who had been whisked out of prison to receive urgent treatment.
"It is about a very serious health problem prior to taking the measure of preventive detention and which requires a very special supervision," Gliga told the Antena Observer.
The Tate brothers are set to face a judge on January 10 over the charges levied against them.
The former kickboxer and his brother were taken into custody after authorities raided their Pipera home, which is at the northern edge of Bucharest.
Atena Observer claims authorities were at the property for up to five hours.
The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) was in charge of the arrest operation.
DIICOT released a statement, saying: "The prosecutors of the Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime and Terrorism - Central Structure together with police officers from the Bucharest Organized Crime Brigade implemented 5 home search warrants in a case in which investigations under the aspect of committing the crimes of constituting an organized criminal group, human trafficking and rape."
Dexerto says Tate has been under investigation since April this year over allegations of human trafficking.
It seems every generation's great revolutionaries suffer from unfair imprisonment.— Andrew Tate (@Cobratate) January 8, 2023
DIICOT's statement added: "Victims were recruited by British citizens by misrepresenting their intention to enter into a marriage/cohabitation relationship and the existence of genuine feelings of love (the loverboy method).
"They were later transported and housed in buildings in Ilfov county where, by exercising acts of physical violence and mental coercion (through intimidation, constant surveillance, control and invoking alleged debts), they were sexually exploited by group members by forcing them to perform pornographic demonstrations for the purpose of producing and disseminating through social media platforms material having such a character and by submitting to the execution of a forced labour."
Romanian media says the raids were carried out because prosecutors wanted to make sure the Tate brothers were in the country.
Tate made that abundantly clear when he was in a war of words with Greta Thunberg.