Andrew Callaghan, whose newest enterprise into the world of conspiracy theories, the cult of MAGA, and the January 6 rebel, This Place Guidelines, premiered on HBO a couple of weeks in the past, has been accused of sexual misconduct by a number of ladies. The allegations surfaced on TikTok, the place two ladies relayed detailed tales about their sexual experiences with Callaghan, which they describe as coercive.
TikToker Caroline Elise (@cornbreadasserole) posted a video final week accusing Callaghan of pushing her into intercourse. Within the video, she says that Callaghan requested her for a spot to remain after he had a falling out together with his crew. When he arrived at her house, Elise advised him she was not thinking about having intercourse with him. Nonetheless, he invited himself into her mattress through the night time, and he or she lastly consented to intercourse after he “wore me down,” she stated. “I stated no matter as a result of I used to be attempting to get the entire thing over with. It doesn’t low cost that I advised him no. [He] nonetheless discovered a technique to coerce me into doing issues I didn’t need to do.”
“It’s much more arduous to need to relive the trauma that I endured each single day by seeing this man as a social justice warrior, as somebody who cares about human rights, get a platform,” Elise says. “You shouldn’t be supporting him.” Elise stated that she deliberate to go public, however Callaghan pleaded along with her to not, saying it might “smash [his] life.”
Following Elise’s accusations, a TikToker named Dana (@moldyfreckle) posted a collection of movies on January 8, detailing her expertise with Callaghan pressuring her into intercourse. “I had attached with Andrew beforehand,” she says. “He creeped me out, made me really feel bizarre, was imply [and] demanding.”
After refusing to hang around with Callaghan once more, Dana advised him how uncomfortable he made her. She claims that Callaghan invited her to dinner so he may apologize. At dinner, Callaghan requested her to have intercourse with him in her automobile quite a few occasions. She declined however agreed to drive him house as a result of he lived close by. She says she made it clear that she “didn’t need to have intercourse with him once more ever.”
“After we got to my car, he started advancing toward me, touching my inner thigh and pulled me forward and started kissing my neck, so I really couldn’t move out of the position,” she said. “He was holding me tightly. He proceeded to put his hand down my pants. I told him to stop. I told him to get off of me multiple times. He tried to put my hand down his pants. I was fighting against him during this, telling him to please stop.”
Dana alleges that Callaghan said, “You could at least suck my dick.” At that point, she told him to get out of her car. “He just got mad, really,” she said. “He was mad that I would even say that, but at the same time, he was laughing at me and continued to try and kiss me.” He refused to get out of the car, so she started driving “quickly and eratictly,” hoping to draw attention to the vehicle. She told him to get out again, and he finally relented. Dana claims she never saw or talked to him again.
As pointed out by Paste, the Callaghan-focused subreddit /r/Channel5ive has chronicled quite a few accusations towards him and examples of others backing up the accusers’ tales. Elise and Dana additionally shared examples of DMs and selfies to show their relationship with Callaghan.
Callaghan rose to fame on the web through his documentary collection All Fuel No Breaks, whereby he traveled the nation in an RV, chatting with folks at political rallies, conspiracy theorist conventions, and protests. After Callaghan left the present resulting from contract disputes, he shaped Channel 5 Information, a YouTube and Patreon collection that adopted an analogous format. His first movie, This Place Guidelines, centered on the January 6 rebel and premiered on HBO Max on December 30, 2022.
Neither Andrew Callaghan nor his representatives responded to The A.V. Membership’s requests for remark.
[through Rolling Stone]