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Claudia Conway, the daughter of the advisor of the White House, Kellyanne Conway, has grown the follow-up of TikTok of more than 31,000 followers while he was a publications anti-Trump and pro-Black Lives Matter.
The 15-year-old told Insider that is an advocate for social justice and wants to use his platform “to inform people and spread the love.”
He said that his father, the prominent critic of Trump George Conway, supported it, saying what he thinks, but his mother was apprehensive and asks you to delete your videos from TikTok.
Even so, Conway called his mother “rude” and called her parents “the most educated people” he had ever known.
“I think the ignorance comes from the lack of education and lack of knowledge, and I believe that knowledge is power,” said Conway, of 15 years. “Even if you have opposing opinions about me as long as you’re informed and you can see both sides, that’s all that really matters”.
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As the majority of young people of 15 years, Claudia Conway is in TikTok.
However, unlike most teenagers, Conway has parents politically famous and is located in the center of one of the political families of the more high profile the was Trump. His mother is Kellyanne Conway, the pollster republican from a long time ago that in 2016, he served as campaign manager for Donald Trump. Kellyanne Conway helped Trump to cross the finish line to win the presidency, and since then, has worked as a consultant and staunch advocate of Trump, coining phrases such notables as “facts alternative”, especially during the first months of his administration.
The father of Claudia Conway is the lawyer and conservative columnist George Conway. He has acted as a ferocious critic of the president on the social networks, even while his wife continues her role as one of the partners of the most high profile Trump.
“My family is a political family,” he said during a phone call Tuesday. His father, George, founder of the conservative Project Lincoln CAP anti-Trump, was in the room while she spoke with the Insider. “I grew up in a family very conservative, so I was only exposed to those points of view for a long time. I decided to educate myself and think for myself.”
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The young Conway published videos on TikTok because the application is known as Music.ly, before it was bought by the chinese company ByteDance in 2017 and merged with TikTok. Your initial posts were largely apolitical, but in recent months, his online presence has evolved.
In April, Claudia Conway published a video of her with a caption that said, “when our president for the next four years will be ar @ pi $ t, or ar @ – pi $ t”, probably a reference to accusations of sexual assault against The president Trump and the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party, the ex-vice president Joe Biden.
america: yp ## fyp
I heart on ice – Rod Wave
Then, in June, Conway released another video using the green screen of the application for leave behind an article of Pink News, which said: “The administration Trump has just asked the Supreme Court to legalize prohibit the adoption of same-sex couples”.
Its legend read, “I love Trump … but replace ‘love’ by ‘I believe that we should extinguish’”.
I love Trump 💖️💖 but replacing ‘love’ with ‘you think we should extinguish’
I butterfly (rogues of the peach tree) – goalsounds
During the weekend, Conway posted a video asking why “people hate the supporters of the triumphs” before a change in the background music, a bait and switch common TikTok, will reveal a text that said “SIKE, I don’t block, and then educate”.
I SIKE BITCH – barb2020_
The 15-year-old, who moved to DC when I was in sixth grade, he has also published in support of arrest to the police who killed Breonna Taylor, the wife of Louisville, Kentucky, who in march was murdered by the police in his house. while running an order not to touch. It has been a war cry of popular, and sometimes a meme, of the continuing protests of Black Lives Matter.
Has done similar publications in your page of Instagram.
The profile of TikTok of Conway received a boost Monday night when the reporter from the New York Times Taylor Lorenz shared a link and videos to your profile on Twitter. Until now, Conway has garnered more than 31,000 followers, and his videos have received a total of more than 311,000 likes.
Despite their parents ‘ conservative, Conway said he identifies as a leftist and liberal.
Claudia Conway was just 12 years old when she moved from New Jersey to DC with his family: his parents, his twin brother and his two younger brothers. While her mother advised her to Trump, Conway took advantage of the opportunity to develop a political consciousness of their own.
“I am still a girl, of course,” he said. “I took the time to educate me and I took the time to diversificarme and be exposed to other sides and other prejudices and others.
“We talked a lot, I’m not going to lie,” he added about the dynamics of your family. “My mother is my best friend, but we fight all the time for the policy, and my entire family always shuts me out”.
He called his family a “big Italian family conservative,” and recalled a recent discussion about the choice of her aunt wearing a hat of “woman to Trump”.
“I respect the points of view of everyone,” said Conway Insider. “For me, there is a certain threshold, I think. Everyone in my family are (sic) supporters of Trump, except my dad and me.”
Conway, who described her political views as “100%” leftists and liberals “, he told Insider that it does not expect that their views will change as he grows and gives credit to TikTok by helping her to spread his message.
“I think TikTok is a great platform especially for the children of the Generation Z,” said Conway Insider, and added that he was making “little videos cute” to express their opinions.
“Growing up when your mother is Kellyanne Conway, is really very difficult disociarte of that image, because people look at me and says, ‘oh, that is the daughter of Kellyanne Conway’, you must love Trump. In reality, not really, “ he said, and added that his views and those of his mother” could not be more opposite “.
Despite their political differences, Conway said he had nothing more than respect for her parents.
“I love my parents,” he said Tuesday. “They are the most generous people and better educated that I have ever known. I admire you and I want nothing more than success and good fortune for them. Are my parents and that trumps everything, no play of words”.
“My mother is also bad,” he added.
“I think that I want everyone to know that. My mom is the loudest person I know and is 100% feminist. My dad fully supports what I’m doing and I think my mom does as well, just not so open-minded as My dad.”
Conway said that his mother had asked him to come down their videos of TikTok, but that “rejected him respectfully”.
“I will not do it because I believe I have a right to my own freedom of expression. If she works for Trump, she works for Trump,” said Conway, adding that he understood that his mother was only doing his job.
Kellyanne Conway refused to comment on this story.
“My father thinks that it is incredible that speak for myself and express my points of view,” said Conway Insider. And the positive response they have received their video has impacted you.
“I literally woke up with hundreds and hundreds of thousands of points of view of people who encouraged me and said that I criticized and all that. It is so beautiful to me and I think that is the beauty of this generation,” he said.
In what follows, Conway told Insider that I just wanted to finish high school, but that I was interested in more work in the defense of social justice.
“I think that is what you want to do when you are older, as the activism for social justice,” he said. “I know my mother always told me: if you think this is, looks to defend it”.
For now, plan on using your TikTok “to inform the people and spread the love,” he said.
“I think the ignorance comes from the lack of education and lack of knowledge and believe that knowledge is power,” added the young Conway. “Even if you have opposing opinions about me as long as you’re informed and you can see both sides, that’s all that really matters”.
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