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Tila Tequila, Hitler Defender

By Jana Banin

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(JTA) — If your memory of C-list phenomenon Tila Tequila is hazy at best, the former star of the MTV reality show “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila” and, natch, a sex tape, is out to change that. Or — more likely — she’s simply gone off the deep end of a pool nestled deep within the borders of Crazytown.

As reported by Tablet, Tequila yesterday posted to Facebook a shot of herself decked out in a sexy Nazi costume, standing against the picturesque backdrop of a photo of Auschwitz. A shocking and bizarre creative choice in general, but even more so from someone who right around this time last year was talking about becoming a Jew. Not an Orthodox Jew, of course, because that would be, in the words of someone who refers to herself as Hitila (get it, Hitler plus Tila? You just smush those two names together and you get Hitila) “too hardcore.”

While the photo has since been taken down, a blog post intended to bust all of those terrible Hitler myths remains out there for the world to consume. In “Why I Sympathize with Hitler Part 1: True History Unveiled,” Tequila attempts to set things straight: “Here is a man who was not a coward, stood up for his country in a DESPERATE TIME OF NEED (unlike all of our cowardly leaders), and yet not only did he try his best to help his country and people get out of what was a time of depression, economic collapse, high unemployment, amongst many other things… he lost the war AND was painted out to be a monster after his death.”

Not that she has anything against the people belonging to the tribe she may or may not have converted to.

“I am not going to sit here and say that I hate Jewish people because that is not the case nor is this about Jews,” Tequila clarifies. “It is about Hitler and his side of the story that was never told since he was not the victor. However, those of you with a closed mind can think I am being anti-Semite all you want because I already told you that I am not, nor will I repeat myself again.”

Funny, because just last week, alongside a link to a report about the death of reality TV director James Marcus Howe, she shared this gentle and not at all anti-Semitic sentiment: “GOD SEE’S YOU DIRTY F–KING KIKES WORKING FOR THE SYNAGOGUE OF SATAN AND I HAVE RETURNED AS HIS MESSENGER! TAKE HEED NOW BITCHES!”

As the story unfolds we hope to find answers to many important questions, such as whether Tequila is dressed in last year’s Purim costume, if she high-fived herself in the mirror when she came up with her genius name hybrid, and if the Singaporean-born sorta star has ever wondered how the Fuhrer would have felt about her non Aryan-ness.


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