September 30, 2016

Someone forgot to take Donald Trump's phone away from him to stop him from doing things like this, because the man is obviously completely incapable of controlling himself on Twitter.

Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against former Miss Universe Alicia Machado earlier this week after Hillary Clinton brought up his fat-shaming and racist remarks about her during the first presidential debate. Since then, his surrogates have been out in force attempting to smear her as well. So how does their boss attempt to stop the bleeding?

Take to Twitter in the middle of the night to triple down on the insults, of course: Alicia Machado Sex Tape: Donald Trump Goes On Twitter Tirade About Her Alleged Sex Tape, But Here’s The Truth About Miss Universe’s ‘Adult Movies’:

Alicia Machado is the star of a sex tape who duped Hillary Clinton into using her as a political wedge, Donald Trump blasted to followers in an early morning Twitter barrage on Friday.

That claim appears to be stretching the truth, several news outlets have claimed. [...]

But the truth about Alicia Machado’s sex tape isn’t as simple as that. While the former Miss Universe winner has appeared in the Mexican Playboy two different times, and did have a steamy but censored scene on a Spanish reality show.

Radar Online reported that in 2005, Machado was a contestant on a show called La Granja VIP, which put celebrities together to work on a farm. During the show, Machado hooked up with a co-star on camera, the report noted.

“On one episode, Machado and costar Fernando Acaso were caught having sex on camera, reported. According to reports, they knew the camera were rolling but continued their raunchy romp.

It’s not clear if that is the sex tape Donald Trump referred to in his 4 a.m. tweet, but there have been rumors floating about a different kind of adult video featuring Alicia Machado. A number of outlets have claimed that she appeared in a XXX adult movie, with several sites reportedly advertising her appearance. The right-leaning Daily Caller was among the news outlets claiming Machado could be seen in the explicit adult movie.

But the claims of an overtly explicit sex tape for Alicia Machado appear to be false. Politico noted that “the Daily Beast and other outlets that investigated the claim found no evidence that she has starred in any pornographic films and that the clips posted online actually feature another woman.”

UPDATE: Scopes has now completely debunked this.

Here are the Tweets he posted in the wee hours of the night:

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