Actor John Leguizamo, who previously admitted he lost half of his fans due to his embrace of identity politics, is now whining he’s lost thousands of followers on Twitter after Elon Musk’s purchase of the company.

John Leguizamo speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Kick-Ass 2”, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

However, before whining about losing followers, Leguizamo claimed the social media platform would “become a hot bed for insurrectionists! And hate mongering.”

Source: John Leguizamo Twitter

He followed that up tweeting, “#notmytwitter.”

Source: John Leguizamo Twitter

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The actor then whined about losing thousands of followers, tweeting, “I lost thousands of followers. Wtf?!!!”

Source: John Leguizamo Twitter

While Leguizamo did indeed lose just shy of a thousand followers on April 26th, he has not lost “thousands.” In fact, Social Blade reports he’s only lost 786 followers over the past 30 days and is only averaging losing 27 followers per day.

If you look back over the course of the entire month of April, Leguizamo started the month with 403,513 followers. Social Blade currently reports he has 402,281, but checking on Twitter he currently has 402,385. It’s more than likely Social Blade is just behind in its live reporting.

Source: Social Blade

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Interestingly, as noted above, Leguizamo admitted earlier this year in an interview with the Oscars that he lost half his followers due to his embrace of identity politics.

He said, “Well, being vocal has its cost. It has a cost. Like when I became very politically conscious and then politically on my social, I lost half my followers.”

“And then I got a lot of hate tweets. ‘Go back to your country.’ ‘Go back to Mexico.’ Which I’m not Mexican, but I’ll gladly go back to Mexico ’cause it’s a great country,” he claimed.

“Still, like when I post political stuff on Facebook, they go, ‘John, you used to be so entertaining, but now you’re a bore.’ But, you know, all this hate stuff, which I ignore, you know?” he added.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 03: John Leguizamo attends the world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on November 03, 2021. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

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Given he admitted so calmly about losing half his followers to the Oscars, it’s strange he would be so upset at losing less than a thousand followers following Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter.

What might be even more surprising is that he still has as many followers as he does given his absolutely lunatic views that he’s expressed.

Back in July 2021, Leguizamo shared a video to Instagram claiming that the racist “critical race theory is my whole reason for being.”

In the video, the actor questioned, “Let me ask you, are you bent the f*** out of shape about critical race theory?”

“Well, the good news is you may not be a racist motherf***er. You might just be ignorant about what the hell CRT is,” he answered his own rhetorical question.

He continued, “Basically, you know, it’s a bunch of legal scholarship and academic think-y talk that just tries to figure out what systems are in place that f*** over minorities in the US in subtle ways, rather than the full-on in-your-face racism.”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Auli’i Cravalho and John Leguizamo attend the world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on November 03, 2021. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

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The actor then attempted to explain, “Like, is a black person unable to get a loan that a similar white person could get because the bank loan officer is a colossal sheet-wearing racist a**hole?”

“Or is it maybe because, like, a ‘Latin X-er’ who can’t get a loan because he has no inherited property because their ancestors were dirt poor and possibly robbed of their wealth during the making of Texas and California, Nevada, and Arizona so that white people could get ahead,” he said.

“And because of laws and attitudes that have improved, but still affect people of color today,” he opined.

Source: Good Morning America, YouTube

“So here’s one thing. No one is teaching this stuff to your young kids, so calm the f*** down! It’s pretty high-brow college-level stuff, and if your kids go to college, they are going to definitely be exposed to this s*** whether you agree with it no matter what you think. So calm the f*** down.”

“Critical race theory is an evolving discipline, and part of the mainstream thinking in the field is that, because laws and attitudes are constantly changing, CRT also has to constantly change. So, none of this is set in stone. So relax, calm the f*** down,” he concluded.

Actor John Leguizamo Speaks at a Press Conference at GVSHP Offices 1.24.14: Plaintiffs in Lawsuit Against NYU 2031 Expansion Plan and Federal, State, and Local Officials Call for NYU to Go Back to Square One on Expansion Plan Photo Credit: Village Preservation (Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation), CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

What do you make of Leguizamo’s whining of losing his Twitter followers? Are you surprised he hasn’t lost more due to his absolutely batty ideas and comments?

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