This is Anthony Bovenzi, your friendly neighborhood drag queen from Worcester.
Today he celebrated a huge achievement of silencing speech by getting our Twitter account shut down.
Him and homies all celebrated their big accomplishment, including failed Worcester crooner Dale Lepage.
Now I don’t want to ruin this big moment for Tony and crew, but there is a couple of problems here. For starters, the account @Turtleboysports was suspended by Twitter in October of 2017. I wrote about it here. It was our first account and had a decent sized following so I was not please about losing it. After that I created several more accounts that didn’t last long before being permanently banned on my phone and computer in August of 2018.
So what’s he celebrating here? Well, in this blog I bemoaned about how an account existed that looked exactly like @Turtleboysports, which was being used by someone to make TB look bad by tweeting inappropriate things to blue checkmarks in the hopes that they would assume it was us.
Seems like a stable guy. Good dude to hitch your wagon to imo pic.twitter.com/19aH6PYyoy
— DJ Bean (@DJ_Bean) August 11, 2017
And as you can see it worked.
Try to spot the difference between these:
They look the same right? NOW TRY IT IN CAPS LOCK.
The first one is turtLeboy and the second one is turtieboy, with a capital i. It’s actually brilliant trolling and was clearly effective since people thought it was us. I really hated that account, wanted it to go away, and tried reporting it to Twitter for impersonating me several times to no avail.
Luckily my favorite drag queen (who I don’t think I’ve even blogged about before) took care of that problem for me.
Look, I don’t know what this dude’s problem is. I have nothing against the BLT-123 community, and many of the LBG variety enjoy our content. But drag queens are not LGBT. They’re just men who dress like hookers. Perhaps the confusion comes from the fact that I’m not a fan of grown men who appropriate and mock womanhood by dressing up as what they believe women to be – skanky whores. Maybe it’s because they don’t like the fact that I’m not a fan of them pushing their bizarre hobbies on impressionable children by reading to them in public libraries. But I’m definitely not “anti-gay” or nasty, nor do I slander people. Either way, thanks for getting that taken down Tony and best of luck stopping Trump in November. You’re gonna need it.
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