Monday, April 27, 2020
Fox News has cut ties with MAGA vlogging superstars Diamond & Silk, who had contributed original content to the network's streaming service Fox Nation since shortly after its late 2018 launch. The sudden split comes after the Trump-boosting siblings have come under fire for promoting conspiracy theories and disinformation about the coronavirus.
Diamond & Silk have used their heavy social-media presence to be at the forefront of right-wing misinformation about the COVID-19 outbreak. ... During [one] broadcast, they also openly wondered whether 5G technology was being used to infect people with coronavirus in an effort to fill "empty" hospitals, suggesting that the "deep state snakes" were building towers in certain areas to "turn things on and off to make sure that certain things go down so those hospital beds can be filled?"
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