US Olympian alleges his Twitter was suspended after he praised China on ‘stellar job’ hosting Winter Games
- Aaron Blunck, a three-time U.S. Olympic skier, alleged that his Twitter account was suspended after he complimented China’s operation of the Beijing Olympics.
- During a press conference interview with reporters on Sunday, the 25-year-old praised China’s handling of COVID-19 protocols and criticized the media’s coverage of the Games.
- Blunck’s Twitter was purportedly suspended shortly after, and he took to Instagram to question the platform’s alleged decision.
- Several of Blunck’s teammates have shared his positive sentiment about the Olympic Village in Beijing.
U.S. Olympic skier Aaron Blunck alleged that his Twitter account was suspended after he praised China for a “stellar job” hosting the Winter Olympics and criticized media coverage of the Games.
The 25-year-old athlete told reporters in a press conference on Sunday that China had done “a stellar job with the whole Covid protocol,” reported the Washington Examiner. “Being stateside, you kind of heard of some pretty bad media, and that is completely false.”