Candace Owens is an American author, activist, and political commentator. She is often before the media as a black pro-Trump activist.
She became popular by being the host of the podcast series, Candace. Recently on Tucker Carlson, she reportedly was talking in favor of the White Lives Matter shirts and Kanye West.
Candace Owens: Education And Personal Life
Candace Amber Owens Farmer was born in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. She is 33 years old. Her parents got divorced when she was a pre-teen and she was raised by her grandparents. She has 3 siblings. Owens has a descent of Black American and Caribbean American.
She graduated high school from Stamford High School. She went to the University of Rhode Island to pursue an undergraduate degree in journalism but was not able to complete it due to her student loan crisis.
Candace Owens is married to George Farmer. Farmer is the Chief Executive Officer of the social networking website Parler. The couple has two children together, a boy and a girl.
Candace Owens: Professional Career
Candace Owens had done an internship at Vogue magazine in New York. In 2012 she started a job as an administrative assistant for a private equity firm in Manhattan, New York. She served in the firm for a considerable amount of time and was made its vice president of administration.
In 2015 she took the role of the CEO of a marketing agency named Degree 180. The company offered services in production, consultation, and planning.
Owens maintained a blog on the agency’s website and included content primarily focusing on anti-Trump and anti- Conservative. She evidently criticized the conservative Republicans.
In 2016, Owens gave life to a website named SocialAutopsy.com. She used the website to expose Internet bullies in front of society and she utilized the digital footprints left by them for this purpose.
The website was crowdfunded on the Kickstarter platform, a U.S. corporation working for the benefit of the public.
For the mode of functioning of this website, she was criticized by quoting that she was violating the privacy of Internet users. Her act was quoted as an act of public shaming. On the site, she would reveal the username of the Internet bully along with releasing their derogatory posts.
She faced a blow when some people reacted by publicizing her personal details online.
She controversially was a part of the Gamergate harassment campaign which is often mentioned as a right-wing backlash in opposition to feminism. Later Owens became a conservative.
In 2018 Owens founded Blexit Foundation and came up with an online campaign that encouraged African Americans, Latinos, and other minorities in America to join the Republican Party and leave behind the Democratic Party.
The controversial U.S. rapper and fashion designer Kanye West is associated with the foundation as its merchandise designer and supporter.
Candace Owens In Controversies
Candace Owens As An Activist.
Candace Owens vs Black Lives Matter
Owens gained widespread criticism for her criticism of the Black Lives Matter movement. She views that African Americans have a victim mentality and that should be changed first.
She controversially quoted the activists of the movement as a bunch of whiny toddlers pretending to be oppressed for attention.
She blamed the Democratic party for their attempts on making the black people of America dependent on the government. She viewed the police killings of black people as an insignificant matter and, that had nothing to do with racism.
Candace Owens On LGBT Rights
Candace Owens is a supporter of same-sex marriages.
Although she is against transgender people going through sex reassignment surgery for being a part of the U.S. military service, she has no problem with completely transitioned transgenders being in the military service.
Owens has raised her voice against and called for the boycott of The Walt Disney Company for its stand on Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act. She characterized the company as child groomers and pedophiles.
She criticized the children’s event Drag Queen Story Hour of child abuse. She extended the criticism to the parents and guardians who take their children to the event.
Owens had made a false accusation about the shooter involved in the Robb Elementary School Shootings by calling him a transgender person.
Recently in December 2022, Owens viewed that there
should be more discrimination against the transgender and non-binary community. She believes that this would be beneficial to society.
Candace Owens On Feminism
Candace Owens has an indifferent view toward women’s rights.
Owens is a critic of the feminist movement. She has been in opposition to many of the feminist movements and ideologies.
She has publicly criticized the #MeToo movement and quoted it as stupid and said that she felt hatred for the movement. She viewed that the campaign portrayed women as weak, stupid, and inconsequential.
Candace Owens Is Against The Idea Of Abortion
She views abortion as a strategy employed in order to exterminate black babies.
Candace Owens On Climate Change
Candace Owens views climate change as unreal. She is against the concept of global warming and accused the U.S. government of fake telecasts on climatic conditions.
Candace Owens On Social Welfare Programs
Owens has viewed that the social welfare programs are fully unnecessary and she has claimed that such initiatives are implemented by the Democratic government in order to fool people and to make them reliant on the government.
Candace Owens On Immigration
Candace Owens is against the immigration of Mexicans to the United States of America. She is of the view that anyone who has immigrated to the U.S. illegally and unreportedly should be deported back as soon as possible.
Candace Owens is reported of having a net worth estimated to be 25 million USD.
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