Examining the rapid rise of controversial social media influencer Andrew Tate.
The 36-year-old American-born ex-kickboxer and porn entrepreneur Andrew Tate achieved global superstar status on social media by lacing self-help techniques and get-rich-quick schemes with toxic misogyny. He has gained millions of followers – largely young men – on TikTok and Twitter, and as his fame sky-rocketed he has been banned by most platforms. At the end of last year Tate – who has never hidden the fact that he has made a fortune managing webcam porn models – was arrested by Romanian police on suspicion of rape, organised crime and human trafficking.
(In)Famous: Andrew Tatewill document the build-up and aftermath of his arrest and seek to unravel the many allegations that have been made. Gathering extensive footage of Tate made over the last decade –some of it never seen before – and seeking out former associates and followers as well as critics who can shed light on his journey, the film will ask how it is Tate became so famous so fast.