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Did Trump Tweet 'Thicc Latinas Will NOT Be Deported'?

"Roses are red, cocaine is snorted, thicc latinas will not be deported," one user captioned a screenshot of a tweet allegedly posted by Trump.

Published Aug 16, 2023

 (Twitter screenshot)
Image Via Twitter screenshot
Claim:
Former U.S. President Donald Trump posted a tweet that said, "Thicc Latinas Will NOT Be Deported."

In August 2023, a social media user claimed that former U.S. President Donald Trump had posted a racy tweet, reading, "Thicc Latinas Will NOT Be Deported." 

(Twitter user @Evan_ss6)

This alleged tweet from Trump, who is running again for president in 2024, had been circulating on social media at least since 2017.
 

Roses are red, cocaine is snorted
by u/teetaps in boottoobig

Moreover, we found numerous websites selling T-shirts and hoodies with the phrase "Thicc Latinas will not be deported" and Trump's face next to it.

(Google search screenshot)

But the tweet wasn't authentic. We did not find it on the official @realDonaldTrump Twitter account, and no reputable news websites reported on the former U.S. president posting that tweet. In fact, it's not difficult to forge a Trump tweet, as various websites exist that let users insert any claim into a pre-existing template:

(www.kapwing.com)

Sources

"Fake Trump Tweet - Make Your Own Instantly." Faketrumptweet.Com, http://faketrumptweet.com. Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

Kapwing — Create More Content in Less Time. http://www.kapwing.com/studio/editor. Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

"Trump Thicc Latinas Will Not Be Deported Shirt." Shirts Bubble, 30 Nov. 1AD, https://shirtsbubble.com/product/trump-thicc-latinas-will-not-be-deported-shirt/.

"Trump Thicc Latinas Will Not Be Deported Shirt, Hoodie." Rockatee, https://rockatee.com/product/trump-thicc-latinas-will-not-be-deported-shirt/. Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

TRUMP TWEET BLANK Meme Generator - Imgflip. https://imgflip.com/memegenerator/103940432/TRUMP-TWEET-BLANK. Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

Aleksandra Wrona is a reporting fellow for Snopes, based in the Warsaw area.

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