Truth Social, Donald Trump’s Social Media Site, Will Be Worked With The Prince of Brazil
A Brazilian prince who describes himself as supporting the return of the unelected head of state of the United States (US), will play a key role on Donald Trump’s social media site , known as Truth Social . Luiz Philippe de Orleans-Braganza is a member of Brazil’s Council of Deputies – the lower house of the country’s national parliament – and a member of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s political party .
Orleans-Braganza is the chief financial officer of Digital World Acquisition Corp, which announced Wednesday (20/10/2021) that it will be joining the Trump Media & Technology Group. The agreement means lawmakers Brazil may become the central figure when Trump launched a Truth Social , launched Newsweek on Sunday (10/24/2021). The platform, which is billed as a Trump-approved social media alternative, will launch in beta in November before becoming generally available in the first quarter of 2022. But Orleans-Braganza is not just a member of parliament and an ally of the Brazilian president. He is also a descendant of the last Emperor of Brazil, Dom Pedro II, who was deposed in 1889.
Orleans-Braganza calls himself a prince and is often referred to by the Brazilian press as “O Principe”, Portuguese for “the prince”, according to The Financial Times. However, his father, who was a prince, relinquished his royal rights.
He was related to several former European royal households including the French Orleans and Bourbon families, the Portuguese Braganza families and the German Wittelsbach families. Orleans-Braganza was elected to the Brazilian Council of Deputies in 2018. When inducted into his new role in 2019, he wore the Imperial Order of Christ (an order of knights founded by emperor Pedro I of Brazil) that once belonged to Dom Pedro II.