Here’s Why An American “Pick-Up Artist” Was Just Kicked Out Of Australia

Things got so bad, the Australian government had to intervene.

He doesn’t only teach men how to manipulate – and in some cases – sexually assault women, he also practices it himself and films it for everyone to see.

It’s no wonder Australians didn’t want him in their country.

For those who don’t know, Julien Blanc is an infamous, self-proclaimed “pick-up artist” who works for Real Social Dynamics (RSD) – a US-based company that provides desperate men with tactics that help them attract women, even if they have to use physical force for it.

Yes, it’s as bad as it sounds.

However, that’s not all. The so-called “dating coach” is not just a womanizer; he is also quite shamelessly racist.

The criticism against him started in September when this video of his pickup strategy for Japan went viral:

"If you're a white male? You can do what you want. Just grab her. I pull her in, and she just kind of laughs and giggles. And all you have to say to like, take the pressure off is just yell 'Pikachu' or 'Pokémon' or 'Tamagotchi' or something," he advises in the outrageous “dating lecture”.

Apart from this, Blanc has also tweeted about choking women and posted a selfie on his Instagram account with the hashtag: "#chokinggirlsaroundtheworld."

Keeping his nature and that of his work into consideration, it should therefore come as no surprise that Blanc faced quite a lot of backlash in Australia when he came to visit Melbourne's Como Hotel on Wednesday night to advise men on how to "pick up women from open to close".

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More than 30,000 people signed a petition to get his Australian tour cancelled. The online campaign #TakeDownJulienBlanc quickly gained momentum and several hotels and businesses canceled bookings, forcing Blanc to look for alternatives.

Meanwhile, several protesters picketed one of his seminars in Melbourne. Things got so severe that the Australian government had to intervene – and kick the controversial man out.

“We can confirm Julien Blanc left Australia overnight,” Victorian police said on Twitter. “His assistant is also due to leave shortly.” The pair had planned to stay until December.

Subsequently, the immigration minister, Scott Morrison, said Blanc’s visa was canceled Thursday night.

“The matter was raised with us and we had it investigated and this fellow looked at,” Morrison told Sky News on Friday. “This guy wasn’t putting forward political ideas, he was putting forward abuse that was derogatory to women and that’s just something, those are values abhorred in this country.”

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While Australians have proven they are a sensible nation by saying no to Blanc’s abusive propaganda against women, one wonders what’s stopping American from doing the same.

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