Yesterday we published a blog about how the Twitter blue checkmark brigade was up in arms that the ACLU was defending Turtleboy in the lawsuit filed by Failure Swift.
But there was also a comment we missed that was pretty interesting because it was the first ever public admission from a mainstream media outlet that they blatantly rip off our stories while simultaneously pretending like we’re not real news. This is Chris Parish.
He apparently used to be the social media manager for WHDH 7News before getting a job as a “content specialist” at Brown.
In October he fell for this scam:
Our social media producer @cparish7News painted his nails in support of 5y/o Sam Gouveia. Sam thought it would be cool to paint his nails, but he was reportedly bullied at school because of it. Now people in his hometown of Franklin are painting their nails in support. #7News pic.twitter.com/cWSk9OZa49
— Kris Anderson (@KrisAndersonTV) October 26, 2018
Last year Aaron “Apple Daddy” Gouveia once again used his child as a prop for sympathy by making him put nail polish on his hands because he’s sad that he had three kids but no daughters. Just a reminder that Apple Daddy routinely pulls stunts like this, such as the time he feigned viral outrage when he saw this sign while apple picking in Northboro.
Anyone who falls for Apple Daddy’s bullshit is a fucking moron. It’s simply unforgivable for a grown man not to realize that Apple Daddy is a con-artist who uses his kids as props and pretends to be outraged about everything so that people will read his stupid fucking Daddy blog. That’s the kind of guy Chris Parish is. Here’s the comment he left.
“When I worked at 7 News we made fun of them relentlessly, then we’d follow up on his headlines, sometimes it made my skin crawl.”
And there you have it folks. We all knew it was happening but Chris was kind enough to be the first to admit it publicly, so we thank him for that. They “made fun of Turtleboy relentlessly,” because they were mad that a blog named after a boy riding a turtle was a billion times more popular than the meaningless drivel they put out on the regular. It “made his skin crawl” because he hated it so much, but there’s only so much real news they can pretend they didn’t see. Sad.
To answer some of his questions though….
How is Turtleboy still a thing?
We never give up. Ever. We’ve overcome obstacles that would’ve caused people like Chrissy-poo to take their ball and go home. We’ve lost over 40 Facebook pages, including one with 112,000 followers. We’ve had three Twitter accounts shut down and are now permanently blacklisted. We’re blacklisted by Google AdSense, so we just started a new website from scratch. I wrote a book that was a best seller in the censorship category on Amazon. We started a live show, made a store, and created an App. We’ve overcome more than people like Chris will in a lifetime, and unfortunately for him we’re not going anywhere.
How has it not been sued into oblivion at this point?
We have, and we’re undefeated in court. We’ve beaten several libel lawsuits and bogus harassment orders. We have the ACLU defending us in federal court. And we’re still here because we have the greatest fans on the planet and they’ve donated to our cause because they won’t allow us to be silenced by speech Nazis like Luke O’Neil and Chris Parish.
“It’s a stain on this entire region.”
The stain on this region and every region is the mainstream media. Turtleboy is a ray of light. Get used to us because we’re not going anywhere.
Hack from Turtleboy tries to own me with photo of me standing up for a 5-year-old kid who was getting bullied, fails.
Your site is a joke, pal. And I’m proud of my work. pic.twitter.com/QNVziE2sVC
— Chris Parish (@TheChrisParish) September 9, 2019
Yea, you have….so much to be proud of. Like that time you admitted that the station you worked for got their news from us. Or that time you shared a link using the WHDH Twitter account. You sir, are an invaluable cog in the news cycle, and I for one than you for your service.
Yeah they’re the worst of the Internet. The fact that he spent hours looking for an “embarrassing” photo of me making a statement against bullying is just the best self-own.
— Chris Parish (@TheChrisParish) September 9, 2019
Also, I just Googled your name and that picture came up. “Hours.” Also, the kid wasn’t being bullied at school. His Dad is a con-artist who uses his kids as props and pretends they’re victimized. That’s why I mocked you – because you fell for it as the mainstream media often does with stories like this. Sad.
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