Truth Social CEO Devin Nunes expressed anticipation that his platform’s occurrence successful promoting John Rich’s deed opus “Progress” could beryllium repeated with the rollout of the caller movie My Son Hunter.
The erstwhile California congressman’s comments were made during a sheet treatment helium hosted Thursday nighttime connected Truth Social that included Donald Trump Jr.; My Son Hunter director Robert Davi (Licensed to Kill, Die Hard, The Goonies); Government Accountability Institute President, Breitbart Senior Contributor, and bestselling writer of Red Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win Peter Schweizer; and Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow.
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My Son Hunter, which marks Breitbart’s enlargement into movie distribution, was a crowdfunded task inspired by the investigative reporting of Peter Schweizer and Breitbart News astir the Biden family’s corruption—reporting which, arsenic the film’s manager Robert Davi noted, the media and Big Tech sought to censor during the 2020 election.
As Donald Trump Jr. and Nunes noted, Truth Social was created arsenic an alternate to Big Tech censorship and cancel culture, and the level has already proven itself palmy successful helping artists flooded woke cancellation.
The astir caller illustration of this was Truth Social’s palmy promotion of John Rich’s opus “Progress.”
Rich’s anti-woke anthem was shunned by grounds labels and destined for oblivion until Truth Social—under Nunes’ leadership—decided to beforehand the song.
The effect was an overwhelming occurrence that shocked the euphony world. Thanks to Truth Social’s promotion, Rich’s “Progress” rocketed to the #1 spot connected iTunes, becoming a planetary #1 azygous for aggregate days, eclipsing different artists similar Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Kate Bush, and Beyonce, and past landing connected Billboard’s Hot 100 database and hitting #1 connected Billboard’s integer opus income list.
All of this happened contempt the attempts to cancel the song. As Rich explained successful an interrogation with Just the News, “Here I americium with nary grounds label, nary publisher, nary selling deal.”
“I conscionable got a opus that speaks to a batch of people, and Truth and Rumble pushed it retired there,” Rich said. “And man, I’m truly arrogant of what we did today.”
— John Rich🇺🇸 (@johnrich) August 2, 2022
Nunes explained that helium was “amazed” erstwhile helium learned that John Rich’s opus “Progress” was not being played. “I called John [Rich] back, [and] I said, ‘What? Why? Why won’t they play the song? Because 98 percent of Americans won’t person a hint that that’s a opus astir authorities oregon conservatism.’ It was conscionable truly good done, and we were conscionable truthful shocked astatine the outpouring for that opus for radical connected Truth Social.”
Nunes said helium hopes Truth Social tin repetition this occurrence with the promotion of My Son Hunter. “Hopefully we tin recreate the occurrence that John Rich had with this caller song, ‘Progress.’”
Nunes noted that histrion Gina Carano was herself the taxable of a Hollywood cancellation contempt her ample fanbase but present has a level acknowledgment to projects similar My Son Hunter.
Marlow joked astir the beneficial publicity that comes from cancellation. “I’m hoping for astatine slightest immoderate level of a cancellation due to the fact that that seems to beryllium the champion mode to get publicity these days,” Marlow quipped. “I’m guessing a batch of radical are not going to privation this movie out. Good! We should perceive from you! By each means fto america cognize what you think. MySonHunter.com is wherever radical should go.”
My Son Hunter—which is disposable for pre-order now and volition beryllium disposable for download and streaming starting September 7—stars Laurence Fox (Victoria, Inspector Lewis, The Professor and the Madman) arsenic Hunter Biden; Gina Carano (The Mandalorian, Dead Pool, Heist) arsenic a Secret Service Agent; and John James (Dynasty) arsenic Joe Biden.
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