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Why people are really anti-vaccine: Abbie Chatfield’s shocking Covid theory

Why people are REALLY anti-vaccine: Abbie Chatfield reveals shocking theory about why some hardliners are convinced the Covid jab is harmful


She’s an outspoken advocate for the Covid-19 vaccine, having spent the last few months encouraging fans to listen to health experts instead of ‘wellness influencers’.

And Abbie Chatfield has now exposed the racism behind the anti-vax movement, revealing that many conspiracy theories about the jab are rooted in antisemitism.

The former Bachelor star, 26, explained in lengthy rant on Instagram Stories on Tuesday that a lot of anti-vax rhetoric includes references to influential Jewish people, including the Rothschild family.

Racist underbelly: The Bachelor’s Abbie Chatfield has exposed the racism behind the anti-vax movement, revealing that many conspiracy theories about the jab are rooted in antisemitism

Abbie shared screenshots of a bizarre email sent to her manager which claimed she had been ‘reported’ to the non-existent ‘Covid Fraud Bureau of Investigation’ for ‘potential crimes against humanity’ because of her vaccine advocacy.

While she found the email amusing for the most part, the It’s A Lot podcast host did single out a telling reference to the Rothschilds – a wealthy Jewish family known for their business interests, investments, and philanthropy – who were described by the author as a ‘powerful, corrupted, non-government body’.

The Rothschilds have been at the centre of antisemitic conspiracy theories for more than two centuries, including false claims they foment war and political unrest and secretly control the world’s wealth and financial institutions.

Spam: Abbie shared screenshots of a bizarre email (pictured) sent to her manager which claimed she had been 'reported' to the non-existent 'Covid Fraud Bureau of Investigation' for 'potential crimes against humanity' because of her vaccine advocacy

Spam: Abbie shared screenshots of a bizarre email (pictured) sent to her manager which claimed she had been ‘reported’ to the non-existent ‘Covid Fraud Bureau of Investigation’ for ‘potential crimes against humanity’ because of her vaccine advocacy

Conspiracy: While she found the email amusing for the most part, Abbie did single out a telling reference to the Rothschilds - a wealthy Jewish family known for their business interests, investments, and philanthropy - who were described as a 'corrupted, non-government body'. She noted that a lot of anti-vax conspiracy theories have links to antisemitism and neo-Nazism

Conspiracy: While she found the email amusing for the most part, Abbie did single out a telling reference to the Rothschilds – a wealthy Jewish family known for their business interests, investments, and philanthropy – who were described as a ‘corrupted, non-government body’. She noted that a lot of anti-vax conspiracy theories have links to antisemitism and neo-Nazism

‘Here we are with the antisemitism. Here we are. Here it comes in,’ she said.

‘[This is a] reminder to those who DM me saying, “I’m anti-vax but I’m not antisemitic.” Then stop associating yourself with people who are literally neo-Nazis, who are blaming all the problems of the world on Jewish people.’ 

The anti-vax and neo-Nazi movements have aligned in recent months, with secret Telegram groups including literally thousands of posts accusing Jews of trying to crash the global economy and depopulate the world with the Covid-19 vaccine.

Noted anti-vaxxer Pete Evans, a former judge on Channel Seven’s My Kitchen Rules, was infamously dropped by dozens of sponsors last November after he posted a neo-Nazi ‘black sun’ symbol on Instagram and Facebook.

Evans denies he is a neo-Nazi. 

However, it’s important to remember that vaccine hesitancy is spectrum that includes hardline anti-vaxxers and ordinary people with concerns about the jab.

So just because someone is hesitant about the shot doesn’t mean they are an antisemite, and the anti-vax movement of course includes Jewish people. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk