Content creators on OnlyFans are following a U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee report that revealed that Rep. George Santos (RN.Y.) used campaign funds to purchase OnlyFans subscriptions. They joke that lawmakers have subscribed to their accounts on the platform.
OnlyFans creator Ryan St. Michael went viral on TikTok after he joked about Santos signing up for his OnlyFans account.
“Here’s who George Santos subscribes to,” St. Michael said on his TikTok last week. “I’m ready to testify before Congress,” he said in the video’s caption.
St. Michael has nearly 1,000 subscribers on OnlyFans, and his content has received more than 70,000 likes on the platform. On Monday, St. Michael’s video had about 640,000 views on TikTok.
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In a statement to the Daily Dot, St. Michael confirmed that his videos are “100% comedic” and that he takes the privacy of his subscribers very seriously. The same goes for OnlyFans, which doesn’t show creators the names of their subscribers.
“It is possible for someone to self-disclose their true self within the platform,” St. Michael told the Daily Dot. “However, I pride myself on being discreet and obviously do not reveal the identities of my subscribers.”
An OnlyFans creator and Twitch streamer called Soogs also joked that Santos had signed up for an OnlyFans account, tweeting: photograph This shows an OnlyFans subscriber named “George Santos.” [Americna flag emoji]” as her “biggest spender” on the platform.
of new york post report OnlyFans creator Leila Ruiz tweeted that Santos was registered to her account and that they had been communicating privately on the platform.
The Ethics Commission report also found that the Long Island representative used campaign funds for Botox treatment. Purchased at Hermès, Sephora, and Ferragamo. A trip to Atlantic City.And to pay rent yourself.
In response to this report, Mr. Santos said, tweeted He claimed the report was “biased” and an attempt to “smear” him and his legal team.
“This is an abhorrent political stain that shows how far our federal government has fallen,” Santos wrote on X, adding, “Everyone involved in this gross miscarriage of justice is They should be ashamed of themselves.”
Santos also announced that he would not seek re-election but would “continue to campaign.” [his] commitment to [his] I would like to cherish conservative values for the rest of my parliamentary career. ”
Regarding Santos’ public comments on OnlyFans: Said On Fox Business in March, he said he “just discovered” OnlyFans three weeks earlier. interview. Santos subscribed to creators on the site in fall 2022, according to the ethics report.
with follow up videoSt. Michael joked that “Republicans sent us donations.” [Santos’] I moved towards supporting very progressive and queer-affirming causes. ”
“The news said you’re not running for re-election,” St. Michael said on his TikTok. “Do you think there is a possibility that you will resubscribe after your term?”
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*First published: November 20, 2023 12:43 PM CST
Tricia Crimmins is an IRL staff writer at the Daily Dot. She is a New York-based comedian and adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, she contributed to Mashable, Complex Networks, and Moment magazines. You can find her on Twitter @TriciaCrimmins.