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Hodgetwins

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Hodgetwins
Hodgetwins screenshot.jpg
The twins in February 2014.
Personal information
Born (1974-09-17) 17 September 1974 (age 46)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationCommentators, Comedians, Personal Trainers
Height190.5 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Websiteofficialhodgetwins.com
YouTube information
Channel
Years active2008–present
GenrePolitics
Subscribers2.2 million (TwinMuscle)[1]
1.4 million (askhodgetwins)[2]
830 thousand (ConservativeTwins)[3]
Total views511 million (twinmuscleworkout)[1]
326 million (askhodgetwins)[2]
830 thousand (ConservativeTwins)[3]
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers

Hodgetwins (born September 17, 1974)[4][5] also known as the Conservative Twins, are an American bodybuilding and comedy YouTube duo consisting of twins Kevin Hodge and Keith Hodge.[6][7][8] They allege all donations to Black Lives Matter go to political parties.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

They were at VidCon 2016, and The Root named them as the 3rd best black creators at the event.[15]

Biography[edit]

They initially enlisted in the Marine Corps, by 2013 they had over half a million subscribers on YouTube.[16] They were fired from their job after filming videos in their workplace.[17]

Their cousins' pair of children were both shot, so they used their social media presence to raise money for their medical expenses.[18]

Both twins have been married to their current wives for over 15 years, and have moved back to their home state of Virginia after living in and around Los Angeles for 17 years.[19]

Fitness[edit]

To promote the release of an energy bar, the twins were featured in a video bench-pressing singer Bonnie McKee.[20][21] They are certified International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) trainers and appeared on the front page of TRAIN magazine.[22][23] They were guests on comedy podcast The Fighter and the Kid.[24] CheatSheet rated them as the 4th best fitness YouTube channel.[25], and their advice is provided on bodybuilding.com.[26]

Comedy[edit]

They've toured the UK,[27][28] and Australia.[29] Their No Filter tour took place in 2016.[19] They are estimated to make around $50,000 a year in 2018 from YouTube.[30]

Views[edit]

They are Donald Trump supporters, and appeared on Trump's Real News Update webcast.[31] The twins mocked the decision of the NFL's plan to play a "black national anthem".[32] and were critical of the judge's decision to seal the Jussie Smollett alleged assault case.[33] They claimed Colin Kaepernick pressuring of Nike, Inc. to withdraw Air Max 1 shoes was a marketing stunt.[34]

An image of the twins saying that "Black Lives Matter is a leftist lie" was shared by a Pennsylvania school principal on Facebook, triggering an investigation.[35]

They've conflicted with Snoop Dogg on Instagram.[36][37][38]

A venue in Tallahassee, Florida cancelled their show due to alleged transphobia, the twins claimed it was for political reasons.[39]

Other work[edit]

They appearanced on the SPIN 1038[40][41] and KXSC radio stations,[42] They are frequent guests on Louder with Crowder[43]

Both twins are certified by the International Sports Sciences Association as personal trainers.[16]

They alleged to have $8500 in cryptocurrency stolen from them.[44][45][46][47]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  4. "The Stroller Don't waste these opportunities". Martinsville Bulletin. September 12, 2019.
  5. F, Bonnie (July 7, 2020). "Video: The Hodge Twins on The Black National Anthem and the BLM". CNBNEWS Gloucester City.
  6. Martinez, Kiko. "YouTube Stars The Hodgetwins Bring Ultra-conservative Act to Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club". San Antonio Current. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  7. "Hodgetwins - Complete Profile: Height, Weight, Biography". Fitness Volt. 2020-06-01. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  8. Ramirez, Cindy. "'I'm liking me some Chico's Tacos,' YouTube stars Hodgetwins say of El Paso staple". El Paso Times. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  9. "Black twin brother comics Hodgetwins coming to Spokane disagree with Black Lives Matter movement | The Spokesman-Review". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  10. "PolitiFact: Conservative pundits share false claim about Black Lives Matter, ActBlue". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  11. "Former UBC basketball assistant coach criticized for social media activity". National Post.
  12. Roose, Kevin (June 19, 2020). "Social Media Giants Support Racial Justice. Their Products Undermine It". The New York Times.
  13. "Social media giants support racial justice. Their products undermine it". The Economic Times.
  14. Simon, Roger L. (June 12, 2020). "A New Silent Majority Is Coming". The Epoch Times.
  15. "12 of the Best and Brightest Black YouTubers at VidCon 2016". The Root.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "The Hodgetwins - Fitness, Fatherhood And Accidental Stardom". Urban Lux. 1 July 2013.
  17. Luschen, Ben. "The Hodgetwins bring internet laughs to a live audience at ACM@UCO Performance Lab". Oklahoma Gazette.
  18. Kozelsky, Holly (May 3, 2019). "Two Martinsville-area children injured in a road-rage shooting last month are gaining worldwide support inspired by the famous Hodgetwins". Martinsville Bulletin.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Ardell, Jena (2016-11-16). "YouTube Sex-Advice Gurus Hodgetwins Make Their Move to the Stand-Up Stage". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  20. "Watch the Hodge Twins Bench Press Pop Star Bonnie McKee". Muscle & Fitness. August 31, 2016.
  21. "Quest Nutrition choreographs new product launch with original music video". Drug Store News.
  22. "The Hodge Twins on Their Workout, Diet and Fitness Philosophy". TRAIN. March 5, 2018.
  23. "TRAIN Magazine on Twitter". TRAIN magazine. Our @hodgetwins cover issue is on sale now in the US & Canada! See their exclusive interview + workout guide inside
  24. "The Fighter and the Kid - Episode 173: The Hodge Twins". 2016-06-03. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  25. Carrick, Evie; Articles, More; February 26, 2016 (2016-02-26). "7 of the Best Fitness Channels on YouTube". Showbiz Cheat Sheet. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  26. TRAIN Magazine (2014-10-26). "Make Twice The Gains With The Hodgetwins Workout!". Bodybuilding.com. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  27. Bennett, Steve. "Bodybuilding YouTube stars announce UK comedy dates : Other news 2018 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  28. ChrisS. "Comedy Duo, The Hodgetwins, Talk about Youtube, Fitness & Twinning on LIVE". GoLocalProv. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  29. "Meet The Hodgetwins: America's comedy twins turned YouTube superstars". Tone Deaf. 2017-04-20. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  30. "How Much Money Hodge Twins Make On YouTube - Net Worth". Naibuzz. 2016-11-27. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  31. "Real News Insights with the Hodgetwins". Real News Update. January 3, 2020.
  32. "'Are we in Africa!?' Scorching responses to NFL's black national anthem keep coming". www.bizpacreview.com.
  33. "Jussie Smollett hoax proves White Privilege is a myth, say black conservatives". www.bizpacreview.com.
  34. Cole, Brendan (July 3, 2019). "'Patriots' Boycotting Nike Are Mocked After Betsy Ross Sneakers Pulled: 'More Clowns Triggered'". Newsweek.
  35. "PA principal under investigation for Facebook post describing Black Lives Matter as 'leftist lie'". EAGnews.org. June 9, 2020.
  36. Williams, Janice (July 6, 2020). "Snoop Dogg Dubs Candace Owens and More Black Conservatives 'The C**n Bunch'". Newsweek.
  37. Jones, Johnathan (July 6, 2020). "Rap Star Snoop Dogg Uses Slur To Attack Black Conservatives Herman Cain, Candace Owens". The Western Journal.
  38. "Snoop Dogg smears 9 black conservatives with photos as 'The Coon Bunch'". www.bizpacreview.com.
  39. White, Ashley (December 12, 2019). "'We don't tolerate transphobia': Tallahassee venue cancels HodgeTwins conservative comedy show". Tallahassee Democrat.
  40. Fully Charged (Radio broadcast). SPIN 1038. May 13, 2014.
  41. An Interview with the Hodgetwins - KXSC Radio (Radio broadcast). February 1, 2015.
  42. Hodgetwins Interview KXSC Radio Feb 2015 (Radio broadcast). KXSC. February 27, 2015.
  43. https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/st/podcast
  44. Canellis, David (2018-10-02). "YouTube stars accuse App Store cryptocurrency wallet of $8,500 theft". The Next Web. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  45. Canellis, Mix (2018-10-05). "Apple quietly removes shady cryptocurrency wallet accused of stealing users' EOS". The Next Web. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  46. Esage, Alisa (October 3, 2018). "Famous YouTubers blame cryptocurrency wallet in App Store of robbery".
  47. "EOSIO Wallet Explorer Subtly Removed in Apple App Store After HodgeTwins Token Theft Story".

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