Leaked video of Alex Jones saying he was “f***ing sick” of Donald Trump emerges

Conspiracy theorist was among speakers to rile up crowd before Capitol riot on 6 January

Graig Graziosi
Tuesday 02 March 2021 21:21
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Alex Jones says he wishes he'd never met Donald Trump

A video of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones saying he was "f***ing sick" of Donald Trump in 2019 has emerged, marking a noted departure from the InfoWars host's usual brand of MAGA flag waving.

The footage comes from a propaganda documentary funded by Mr Jones called "You Can't Watch This," and was leaked to the Southern Poverty Law Centre's Hatewatch by the filmmaker, Caolan Robertson.

During the clip, Mr Jones laments ever meeting Mr Trump and the rest of his allies, like MAGA activist Roger Stone.

“It’s the truth and I’m just going to say it. That I wish I never would have f***ing met Trump,” Mr Jones said. “I wish it never would have happened. And it’s not the attacks I’ve been through. I’m so sick of f***ing Donald Trump, man. God, I’m f***ing sick of him. And I’m not doing this because, like, I’m kissing his f***ing ass, you know. It’s, like, I’m sick of it.”

Mr Robertson said he leaked the footage to illustrate what he said was Mr Jones' cynical business model.

“Alex Jones doesn’t care about most of the stuff he professes to,” Mr Robertson said. “It just shows he doesn’t care about anything he talks about. He doesn’t like Trump but then goes on camera talking about how Trump is the saviour.”

The conspiracy theorist was one of several speakers who riled up a crowd of Trump supporters before they marched on the Capitol ahead of the lethal insurrection on 6 January.

“We have only begun to resist the globalists. We have only begun our fight against their tyranny. They have tried to steal this election in front of everyone,” Mr Jones said on 5 January. “I don’t know how this is all going to end, but if they want to fight, they better believe they’ve got one.”

Mr Robertson shared text messages he received from Mr Jones asking him not to put him "bitching" in the film.

“Please don’t put me bitching in the film. I don’t do it a lot. But when I do look out,” he wrote.

Mr Robertson has made a number of films for far-right causes, but has since denounced his politics and apologised for the damage he believes he may have done.

The footage leak is just the latest of Mr Jones' stream of controversies.

On 24 February, Mr Jones' ex-wife shared a video of him buzzing her home in a helicopter to wave at his daughter, who she claims chose to live with her.

Mr Jones recorded himself in the helicopter waving to his ex-wife and daughter as the aircraft flew by.

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