January 29, 2023

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Trump’s 2020 campaign caught photoshopping MAGA hats onto people of color

Rykard Jenkins got a rude surprise recently when he found out that the 2020 Trump for president campaign decided to steal a photo of him and use Photoshop to turn him into an advertisement.

Thing is, Jenkins isn’t even a U.S. citizen. He’s best known as a contestant on the British reality show “Love Island,” and the photo the Trump team appropriated was actually of him wearing a red baseball cap advertising the FXB brand, according to The Daily Dot:

Jenkins seems to have a sense of humor about the whole thing, maybe because being across an ocean from Trump creates enough distance to laugh about being turned into a Trump supporter against your will. He shared a picture of a local news story about the Photoshop job, joking about the Viagra warning below it.



This isn’t the first time the Trump campaign has been busted trying to pretend that African-American and Hispanic people are supporters of the president, as many on Twitter noted, along with the requisite outrage over the act itself:

Others on social media urged Jenkins to file a lawsuit against the Trump campaign:


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