The Internet response to a real-life Snow White, Kelvin Peña, who goes by the name of Brother Nature, has become a social media sensation for his widely shared wildlife videos.
Peña, 20, has almost 4 million followers on Instagram and Twitter who regularly registers to see him approach and personally meet his collection of "pets", which includes his beloved family Cinnamon, chimpanzees, squirrel monkeys and goats.
But like many other viral figures of 2018, his Internet activity before the game bite him again, unlike any of the animals in his videos, when the racist, sexist and anti-Semitic tweets of his account resurfaced during the weekend .
The tweets, which date back to 2011 and 2012, when Peña was around 12 years old, are worse than his average Twitter scandal, and nature enthusiasts write messages like "HEIL HITLER" with a swastika and "f ** k that , I & # 39; Hitler M. Everyone is a fucking Nazi king. "
Peña, who is of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent, also published a series of anti-black sentiments, such as "Jay Z looks like a monkey" and "I hate coons".
When he was a teenager, he seemed to idolize the singer Chris Brown and expressed a certain disdain for women.
"When I grow up I want to be like Chris Brown. So, if my girlfriend tried to look through my phone while driving, I can drown and hit her: D, "she wrote in a tweet.
"Do you want to hear a joke? Women's rights," says another tweet.
Peña has deprived his Twitter account @COLDGAMEKELV and issued an apology for his behavior on Sunday, explaining that his younger self was "impressionable" and that he "was looking for attention."
"I regret all the people that I offended and that I disappointed. I apologize for 12-year-old Kelvin and I take responsibility for my words, "he wrote." Everyone changes, everyone learns and everyone makes mistakes. "
He went on to explain that he has "evolved as a human being" since the publication of the tweets and has made it his mission to "lead with love".
"I was a child and now I am a man who asks you to accept the apologies of a child," he concluded.
Some of his fans on social networks denounced Peña for the offensive tweets, while others expressed some sympathy, given his age when he published them.