Danny Dyer horrified to learn son Arty, nine, is a fan of Andrew Tate

Danny Dyer horrified to learn son Arty, nine, is a fan of Andrew Tate

Danny Dyer has spoken of his horror at learning his young son Arty is a fan of controversial influencer and self-proclaimed misogynist Andrew Tate.

Actor Danny, 46, expressed concerns about nine-year-old Arty looking up to alleged rapist Andrew, 37, on his new Channel 4 documentary Danny Dyer: How To Be A Man, which explores topics including toxic masculinity, gender roles and men’s mental health.

Disgraced former Big Brother housemate Andrew is facing extradition to the UK over claims of sexual offences made in 2012 to 2015 and is known for spreading misogynistic bile in videos on TikTok.

Former EastEnders star Danny made his feelings about Andrew very clear to Arty, who he shares with his wife Joanne Mas, after Arty described Andrew as a ‘top G’.

Danny said on his show: ‘Andrew Tate’s loud-mouthed, anti-feminist rants have attracted him millions of followers worldwide. If there wasn’t social media, there would be no Andrew Tate.

Danny Dyer, 46, has spoken of his horror at learning his young son Arty, nine, is a fan of controversial influencer and self-proclaimed misogynist Andrew Tate

Actor Danny, 46, expressed concerns about nine-year-old Arty looking up to alleged rapist Andrew, 37 (pictured), on his new Channel 4 documentary Danny Dyer: How To Be A Man

‘I remember back in the day, I think Andrew Tate tried to be on Big Brother. So he was looking for fame, and that was his only avenue in.

‘Now he’s the most Googled man on the planet apparently, there’s disciples, there’s other little youngsters going, “I like what he’s doing, I’m going to do the same thing”.’

He added: ‘My little boy who’s nine, he’s really smart, but he’s got a phone now. So the other day his mum said to me, “Oh, you know, he likes Andrew Tate”, and I went, “What?” So I went, “You like Andrew Tate?” He went, “Yeah, that is a top G”.

‘And I went, “Right, OK. But, you know he says really f**king stupid things?” And he went, “Yeah, but he’s still a top G”.’

Concerned, Danny continued: ‘It is flowing through every school, even here.

‘It’s integrating into young boys’ souls. And that’s all they need, because it’s a tough time to be a boy. 

‘At school, they’re behind girls at every level. From early years to SATs, GCSEs, https://bangcacloai.com/ A-levels, university admissions and degrees.

‘They’ve got to figure out sex and relationships in the post MeToo era, and that’s a minefield. 

Disgraced former Big Brother housemate Andrew is facing extradition to the UK over claims of sexual offences made in 2012 to 2015 and is known for spreading misogynistic bile on TikTok

Former EastEnders star Danny made his feelings about Andrew very clear to Arty, who he shares with his wife Joanne Mas, after Arty described Andrew (pictured) as a ‘top G’

‘And they’ve got toxic alpha influences promising them empowerment, making them feel good about themselves.’

Andrew has been blamed for influencing teenage boys to disregard their education and hold vile opinions about women and gay people. 

One teacher previously told MailOnline he deals with ‘absolutely loads’ of teenage boys affected by Tate’s videos.

He said: ‘Their attitude towards women is horrendous because of it and there’s a lot of homophobia.

‘They become gym obsessed and harbour the belief that they can be successful without school.’

The teacher also said boys had even started abusing their distraught mums for having jobs instead of staying ‘in the kitchen’.

He added: ‘It’s essentially brainwashing. When we talk to them, they don’t care most of the time. It’s wild.’

Andrew’s rise to notoriety has been linked to the proliferation of impressionable British teenagers using Chinese video-sharing platform TikTok.

Alleged rapist Andrew (pictured on March 12) is facing extradition to the UK over claims of sexual offences and is known for spreading misogynistic bile in videos on TikTok

A police officer escorts Andrew Tate’s brother Tristan into a police van outside the Court of Appeal in Bucharest, Romania, on March 12 

In one clip shared online, in which he acts out how he would attack a woman if she accused him of cheating, he said: ‘It’s bang out the machete, boom in her face and grip her by the neck. Shut up b****.’

Across various clips he says women belong at home, shouldn’t drive and are a man’s property. He also described one of his ex-girlfriends as a ‘dumb h**’.

He was kicked out of the Big Brother house in 2016 over a video that showed him hitting a woman with a belt. 

Clips later emerged of Tate telling a woman to count the bruises he had allegedly caused. 

Both Andrew and the woman in the video denied any abuse occurred and said the clips showed a consensual sexual relationship.

Other videos show Andrew openly discussing a time when he claims he accidentally broke a woman’s jaw in a nightclub after his phone was knocked out of hand. 

In another video, he explained how he was investigated by police for allegedly abusing a woman, which he strenuously denied.

He previously said that he is ‘not a rapist, but I like the idea of just being able to do what I want — I like being free’.

Tate hit the headlines when he was kicked out of the Big Brother house in 2016 over a video that showed him hitting a woman with a belt (seen on the show)

At the height of the #MeToo movement in 2017, Tate told his followers that rape victims should ‘bear some responsibility’

The same year, he moved to Romania with his brother Tristan, 35.

In April 2022, the brothers’ Romanian mansion was raided by police after a tip-off from the US Embassy that a 21-year-old American woman was being held there against her will. 

The pair were arrested on charges of rape, human trafficking and forming a criminal gang — allegations they deny.

Last month, the pair were detained again over alleged sexual offences in Britain between 2012 and 2015. 

Andrew was previously arrested for rape and violent assault in 2015 although no charges were made.

Their representative said: ‘This bewildering revival of decade-old accusations has left the Tate brothers dismayed and deeply troubled. 

‘They categorically reject all charges and express profound disappointment that such serious allegations are being resurrected without substantial new evidence.’

Actor Danny’s new documentary will see him discuss topics including toxic masculinity, gender roles and men’s mental health. 

A show insider told previously The Sun of his new Channel 4 project: ‘This will be new ground for Danny and viewers will see a whole new side to him.

‘He’ll still possess his usual bravado, but these are serious issues he’s exploring and he conducts himself accordingly. 

‘The look into toxic masculinity is particularly deep. It’s a hugely sensitive documentary all round.’

Danny Dyer: How To Be A Man airs tonight at 10pm on Channel 4.