The man accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s residence and beating her husband had beforehand shared his unhinged views in a sequence of weblog posts.
David DePape, 42, ran the web site frenlyfrens.com, the place he mentioned how he had an invisible fairy friend that generally appeared to him within the type of a fowl and shared images of Hillary Clinton as a zombie.
During one publish he even ranted about not having the ability to purchase a fairy home with a working door.
Many of his posts had been crammed with tirades towards Jewish individuals, black individuals, Democrats, the media and transgender individuals, underneath classes such as ‘Trannies,’ ‘Da Jewbs’ and ‘Great Reset.’
In simply the previous month alone, the Boston Globe stories, DePape had printed tons of of weblog posts selling far-right conspiracy theories earlier than he allegedly broke into Pelosi’s San Francisco residence on Friday and attacked her husband, Paul, with a hammer.
He is believed to have damaged into the house round 2:30am, yelling: ‘Where’s Nancy?’ – a cry held on January 6 as rioters stormed the Capitol.
The 82-year-old is now persevering with to recuperate at a native hospital, the House Speaker introduced on Saturday, as she thanked well-wishers for his or her help and expressed how she is ‘heartbroken and traumatized by the life-threatening assault.’
DePape, in the meantime, faces tried homicide expenses for the brutal assault. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday.
David DePape, 42, chronicled his far-right conspiracy theories on his web site frenlyfrens.com earlier than he allegedly attacked Paul Pelosi, 82, at his San Francisco residence
DePape is accused of breaking into the house Friday at round 2.30am yelling: ‘Where’s Nancy? earlier than he attacked Paul Pelosi with a hammer. The House Speaker and her husband are pictured right here in April
DePape registered the web site in August, simply a few months earlier than the assault. It has since been taken down, however an archived model of its homepage is pictured
On the weblog, he railed towards Democrats and shared a image of Hillary Clinton as a zombie
DePape had created his weblog simply months earlier than the assault, registering it in August.
His very first publish on the now-deleted web site was entitled Mary Poppins, amid Disney World’s dispute with Florida Gov Ron DeSantis over his so-called Don’t Say Gay invoice.
It included a video depicting a SWAT group firing on the magical nanny.
In the months since, he stuffed the weblog with tons of of posts depicting anti-Semitic and dystopian images.
One such publish featured the Devil kneeling and asking a caricature off a Jewish individual to tach him the humanities of ‘mendacity, deception dishonest and incitement.’
Several others contained images of rotting human flesh and blood, together with zombified variations of Bill Gates and Hillary Clinton as he promoted his far-right conspiracy theories.
By late August, DePape appeared to turn into engrossed in Twitter’s choice to ban Jordan Peterson for his posts about transgender individuals after the Canadian psychologist in contrast being transgender to ‘satanic ritual abuse.’
DePape printed six posts in help of Peterson, and then continued on his personal tirade towards transgender individuals — saying they shouldn’t be a protected group.
‘They weren’t BORN a freak,’ he wrote. ‘They are usually not INHERENTLY a freak threw [sic] no fault of their very own… They are CHOOSING to be FREAKS.’
And when the Justice Department filed a movement to compel former Trump adviser Peter Navarro to return authorities emails, DePape posted there’s ‘no proof of election fraud.
‘Any journalist saying that needs to be dragged straight out into the road and shot.’
More just lately, amid backlash to rapper Kanye West’s tweet declaring struggle on the Jewish individuals, DePape posted: ‘We are ALL the Jews’ slave race.
‘Now the Jew media needs you to GLORIFY the blacks who SOLD you into slavery,’ he wrote on October 19.
He additionally wrote that the Holocaust was a ‘Holohaux’ and mentioned Nazis ought to have saved Zyklon B, a lethal fuel, ‘so we an kill them with Zyklon B.’
In current weeks, after Kanye West confronted backlash for a tweet declaring struggle on the Jews, DePape shared his personal anti-Semitic views on his weblog
DePape was additionally energetic on 4chan, positing memes and debating different nameless customers about his beliefs.
In an October 24 publish on the web site, the Globe stories, DePape complained he was being focused by regulation enforcement officers he described as ‘paid shills’ attempting to control the message board.
‘I’d are available and lay out the details, and so all of the paid shills would bounce on me,’ he wrote. ‘To attempt and suppress it.’
DePape would additionally share some photographs from a building web site he labored at, one highlighting a jackhammer with the quantity 33 on it, an obvious reference to a conspiracy idea about Free Masons and world domination.
DePape additionally believed he had an invisible fairy friend that would seem to him as a fowl
The Pelosi’s San Francisco residence, the place DePape allegedly attacked Paul, is pictured
But different posts on his weblog gave the impression to be extra personal, providing a look into his delusions.
DePape wrote in current months how he was changing into suicidal as his relationship with Oxane ‘Gypsy’ Taub, 53, was falling aside.
‘I used to be extraordinarily suicidal,’ he posted 4 days earlier than the assault, writing in an obvious letter to Inti Gonzalez, who has recognized DePape as her father: ‘Mentally I’d beg you guys every day to let me kill myself.’
He wrote that he minimize off contact with Taub and her youngsters after he was kicked out of their residence and began residing in a automotive, although it’s unclear when that was.
DePape additionally shared a picture of a ‘fantasy miniature salamander’ he purchased from Etsy, writing that he needed to purchase a fairy home as effectively — however was annoyed that every one those supplied on Etsy had pretend doorways.
‘They have heaps of fairy homes, however NONE of them are MADE for fairies,’ he wrote.
And in a publish on October 24, simply 4 days earlier than the assault, DePape shared images of a picket birdhouse he bought for an invisible fairy he befriended, that he mentioned had begun interfering with his life.
‘He seems in a type that is sensible in my actuality as a result of I am unable to see fairies,’ DePape wrote. ‘He’ll do issues to let me know it is him and he usually seems as a fowl.’
Oxane ‘Gypsy’ Taub, who as soon as protested bare in entrance of San Francisco City Hall (above), was convicted in 2021 for little one abuse after stalking and harassing a 14-year-old boy
Taub (proper, pictured with DePape in 2013) was accused of sending messages to a former friend of her son, telling the minor that she needed thus far him and attempting to lure him to fulfill together with her secretly
DePape has beforehand been accused by Gonzalez of sexually assaulting his three youngsters after they had been children.
She wrote in a since-deleted weblog publish, how DePape slowly grew to become ‘poisonous’ till her mom, Taub, left him when she was 13-years-old
Her brother Nebosvod quickly started to have recollections of their father ‘bodily and sexually abusing me and my brothers, which began once we had been very younger and continued till round 2008, when [Gonzalez] was 7.’
After Nebosvod started to recollect abuse, Gonzalez says she and her youngest brother Daniel additionally began to recollect being abused by DePape.
Their mom filed a police report towards DePape however ‘the case was not managed correctly so nothing was performed about it,’ in line with Gonzalez.
She wrote that her father’s alleged violent assault on Pelosi was ‘not a lot’ of a shock ‘contemplating the type of excessive abuse he had inflicted on me and my brothers.’
But, Gonzalez additionally described DePape as a ‘quiet’ man who was ‘by no means violent, yelled and even swore.’
She mentioned he was somebody DePape who ‘did genuinely attempt to be a good individual’ and added that she loves him, however ‘the monster in him was at all times too robust for him to be protected to be round,’ including that he additionally suffered an abusive childhood.
Gonzalez mentioned: ‘He barely opened up about himself or his previous but it surely was apparent that he grew up in hell and that we didn’t know the worst of it.’ She did know, nevertheless, that his mom ‘would beat him virtually to loss of life.’
Gonzalez wrote that she nonetheless loves her father regardless of the ‘excessive abuse’ she remembers him inflicting.
He as soon as even apologized for his habits – in line with Gonzalez, he took the siblings to a park and mentioned he was sorry ‘for the whole lot I’ve performed to you guys. I’m extra sorry than you’ll ever know.’
However, the newest time Gonzalez spoke to DePape, he tried to get to her to confess that the abuse by no means occurred.
Inti Gonzalez wrote in her personal weblog publish that DePape is ‘consumed by darkness’ and sexually abused each her and her brothers earlier than their mom left him
She wrote that her mom met DePape – whom she describes as her father – in Maui when she was pregnant together with her and the place Gonzalez was born. They moved to the Bay Area quickly after her start
Gonzalez’s mom, in the meantime, had beforehand been convicted in 2021 for little one abuse.
Prosecutors say Taub, 53, who as soon as protested bare in entrance of San Francisco City Hall, had been stalking a 14-year-old boy, sending him emails and messages and attempting to lure him to secretly meet together with her.
Police mentioned she had an ‘obsession’ with the kid, a friend of her son’s, as soon as writing to him that it will authorized for them thus far in different states.
She as soon as even allegedly drove previous his home attempting to speak to profess ‘her love and need’ to be with him.
Authorities additionally claimed Taub had her son ship a package deal to the boy, which included a letter pleading with him to fulfill together with her with out his cellphone.
‘This is our final likelihood that will help you,’ the letter learn. ‘Leave your bag and your common mobile phone within the locker.’
Police confirmed up on the time and place of the meeting Taub had arrange and arrested her as she wore a ‘disguise.’
Along with stalking and endangering the boy, the court docket heard that he had suffered nice ‘psychological anguish’ over the repeated harassment.
Taub, pictured at a bare marriage ceremony ceremony by San Francisco City Hall, was arrested in 2019 and convicted of her crimes towards the 14-year-old boy in 2021
Neighbors like Ryan La Coste (above), claimed Taub and DePape would attempt promoting psychedelic medication to them as drugs. La Coste mentioned he is lengthy complained about the nudity in entrance of minors from his neighbors
Meanwhile, neighbors have come ahead in current days to disclose they’ve lengthy complained about the household’s habits and nudity whereas minors had been round, claiming to Michael Shellenberger’s Substack that the household retains a number of intercourse dolls.
‘Before Gypsy acquired locked up, there have been intercourse dolls drying on the again of their porch that I’m assuming she purchased for her sons,’ La Coste mentioned. ‘They’re off the wall.’
Along with worries over Taub’s legal document, neighbors advised Shellenberger that she and DePape usually used the psychedelic drug ibogaine.
One neighbor, who recognized herself solely as Tish, claimed the duo would purchase the medication from Mexico ‘and then they create it again right here and deal with individuals’s psychological well being diseases.’
She alleged that Taub and DePape would abuse the tablets themselves, wailing at night time and sweating profusely from journeys that appeared to final three days.
Laura Hayes, one other neighbor, advised CNN that she’s seen comparable odd habits from the previous couple. She mentioned DePape as soon as advised her ‘he talks to angels and there can be a laborious time coming.’
While stories point out that DePape was an unhinged, far-right conspiracy theorist, neighbors famous he and Taub’s politics had been far more muddied.
They advised Shellenberger that the couple had Black Live Matter flags and an LGBT rainbow flag exterior their residence, but in addition mentioned that any liberal leanings gave the impression to be shallow and performative.