Katie Hopkins, 44, is infamous for spouting utter rubbish and dishing out offensive comments and now she seems to have been silenced once and for all after her one million follower strong Twitter account has been suspended.
The suspension comes because the far-right loudmouth -whose Tweets have sometimes been re-tweeted by US president Donald Trump- violated the micro-blogging website's policy, according to DevonLive.
Campaigners – including Countdown's Rachel Riley – have been lobbying the site after Hopkins continued to spread hate on the platform which most recently have seen her inciting racial hatred in messages directed at the rapper Stormzy.
Here is a look at her colossal downfall that has finally led to her Twitter account being investigated.
Writing racist slurs about Stormzy
Katie took aim at rapper Stormzy to 'quit crying racism' after he spoke up against media outlets who reported he said Britain was "definitely 100 per cent racist".
In an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Heavy is the Head rapper was asked if the UK was a racist country. He reportedly replied: "Definitely, 100 per cent. It's like, 'oh no, we're not racist', but there's a lot of racism in the country.
"The difficult thing with the UK is, as you said, in Italy it's a clear problem, whereas trying to explain that Britain is a racist country is the most difficult thing ever."
Katie took to her Twitter account as she wrote: "Quit crying racism. Start shouting about the young black lads stabbed by other young black lads in London.
"This is utter cowardice from you. So much easier to make All White People the problem."
She ended her short Twitter rant with the hashtag "#StormzyIsAMassiveB***end."
The rent-a-gob has since continued her attack on the Vossi Bop hitmaker by venting racially charged tweets filled with disgusting terms and slurs.
Hitting out at Meghan Markle
Katie decided to go after Meghan Markle for her dress sense and radiant complexion during her appearance on a Channel 9 documentary 60 Minutes.
The former reality TV star blasted the former Suits actress for her looks.
She lashed out: "There she is in her one shoulder dress, being glowing. Because all she does is glow.
"Abdicate. Off you go.
"She wears bad clothes, when did we ask for that?"
Social media users found Katie's comments confusing and outrageous – as many would not deem them insulting and understood that Katie was blasting Markle unnecessarily.
Online bullying of Jesy Nelson
Katie was name checked in Jesy Nelson's 2019 award-winning documentary Odd One Out.
During the factual programme Jesy told her how her depression spiralled after seeing a mean tweet from former Apprentice star Katie.
Following a performance on The X Factor in 2013, Jesy revealed that she came off stage to read a tweet from Hopkins that read: "Packet Mix have still got a chubber in their ranks. Less Little Mix. More Pick n Mix."
Speaking in documentary Odd One Out, Jesy told how Hopkins' tweet about her weight led to a "pinnacle point" where she spiralled into depression and tried to end her life.
Jesy revealed she'd not eaten for a week before her X Factor return in 2013 and was horrified when she saw what Hopkins said after the performance.
The Little Mix star said: "All I remember feeling at that time is what’s the f***ing point.
"I’ve starved myself for a week and I’m still getting called fat. I could be the skinniest girl in the world and this is never going to go away.
"That is the pinnacle point for me when I got severely depressed and it just spiralled out of control."
Spreading racial hatred in South Africa
In 2018 Hopkins had her passport confiscated and was prevented from leaving South Africa after being accused by the country's authorities of 'spreading racial hatred'.
The unpopular media pundit was temporarily banned from getting on her flight home.
In a short video filmed in the airport, Katie told her followers: "At passport control, I've been through security and I've been detained, my passport has been marked for spreading racial hatred here in South Africa.
I'm not sure what's going to happen, they've taken my passport away from me but it doesn't look like a this present time I'll be allowed to board my flight and leave the country.
The unimpressed former CelebrityBig Brother star couldn't resist another dig as she tweeted: "Detained at passport control on the orders of the MYANC.
"Amazing security co-ordination from a country where police do not respond to white farm murders because they are 'on lunch break'."
Katie caused a stir when she begged fans to support her 'independent journalism' by donating to a documentary she's making on what she branded "military-style" attacks on the country's white farmers.
Losing libel case against Jack Monroe
Far-right activist Katie was obliged to sell up her £950,000 home after she slapped with a £500,000 legal bill when writer Jack Monroe sued her for libel and won in 2017.
The personality had falsely accused anti-poverty campaigner Jack of vandalising a war memorial.
Asked what her worst business decision had been, she said: "Arguably, not settling the legal case brought against me.
"I could have settled by giving £5,000 to a migrant charity but chose not to, and the ensuing court action and legal bills forced me to apply for an individual voluntary arrangement."
Fired from radio job
Katie was reported to Met Police after she called for a "final solution" in the wake of the May 2017 Manchester Arena terror attack, tweeting: "22 dead – number rising. Schofield. Don’t you even dare. Do not be a part of the problem. We need a final solution Machester."
She later sought to clarify the tweet, telling followers, "Typo / wording amended" – then deleted the offensive post.
But her weekly radio show with LBC was pulled, with a spokesman confirming: "LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately."
The station refused to say whether Hopkins had been fired or give further details about the severance, and Katie made no mention of it on her other platforms.
Ditched as a columnist
Katie previously worked for The Sun as a controversial columnist, penning diatribes against immigrants, Muslims and anything else that caught her eye.
But one 2015 column in particular went viral when she compared migrants making the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean to safety to "cockroaches".
"Make no mistake, these migrants are like cockroaches. They might look a bit 'Bob Geldof's Ethiopia circa 1984', but they are built to survive a nuclear bomb. They are survivors," she wrote, to a huge outcry.
Shortly after that, Hopkins jumped ship to the DailyMail Online for a two-year contract, but got hauled over hot coals when she incorrectly stated two Muslim brothers who were banned from boarding a flight to the US had links to Al-Qaeda.
She wrote: "Just because Britain’s border security is a Mickey Mouse operation you can’t blame America for not letting this lot travel to Disneyland – I wouldn't either."
The column was pulled, but the newspaper had to issue an apology, pay damages and their legal costs.
Katie herself tweeted out the apology at 2am – a fact that was quickly picked up by hoards of Twitter users.
Some 11 months later, Mail Online revealed her column had been dropped "by mutual consent" and her contract would not be renewed.
Katie described herself as the "biggest b**** in Britain" in her Twitter bio and she claimed she was like an angry version of US talk host Ellen de Generes.
She wrote: "Milo’s Mum. The Female Farage. Angry Ellen de Generes. The Biggest B**** in Britain."
The Apprentice star first joined the Twitter platform in February 2009 but 11 years later she has been suspended from using the site.
Following Katie's Twitter suspension, CEO Imran Ahmed told The Independent: "We are pleased that preliminary action appears to have been taken by Twitter against the identity-based hate actor, Katie Hopkins following productive discussions with Twitter’s UK office.
“There is a long road ahead before social media is made safe for dialogue, information exchange and the formation and maintenance of relationships.
“The fact parents are so hesitant and fearful of allowing children onto social media platforms shows how toxic many of these environments have become.
“We believe social media can empower the world to be even better, but handing megaphones to hate actors is irresponsible and dangerous.”
In the place of her now deleted tweets read: "This Tweet is no longer available because it violated the Twitter Rules."
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