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Natasha Delima

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Natasha Delima is a "news" vlogger on YouTube and part of the extreme right pro-Trump fake news brigade. She is a follower of 4chan conspiracy peddler QAnon, has imaginary phone conversations with Donald Trump live on her YouTube channel,[1] and is currently suing Patreon, YouTube, Google, Facebook and Twitter for embezzlement and denying her First Amendment rights. She is may be mentally ill, and has had at least one court ordered mental evaluation after she claimed God and Oprah Winfrey told her to kidnap her neighbors' children.[2]

Fighting the law and the law wins[edit]

Delima has a long history of being a vexatious litigant and filing pro se lawsuits against anyone she is mad at. These screeds of irrational legal jargon are half sovereign citizen nonsense and half paranoid delusions. In 2012, after a judge tossed one of her suits against a local law firm she was arrested for threatening the judge in a YouTube video at the court house.

Judge Casper, you do not want me coming to your hometown, your neighborhood and harm your family and all your neighbors, but that's what you're going to do to yourself, because I'm coming there … you're going to have answer for it…
—Natasha Delima[3]

Just a few years later Delima decided to kidnap her neighbors' children after hearing God and Oprah Winfrey speak to her for days, telling her she had to do it. She grabbed both young boys and tried to lock them in her house, after the father rescued them she attempted to pull a neighbor over to help her kidnap the children. Delima's rants in court were so over the top that she actually had a psychiatric evaluation ordered.[2]

Vlogging for Trump[edit]

Delima came into mild fame in the craziest of crazy circles on the far right fake news echo chamber during and after Trump's election in 2016. She is a big proponent of the Pizzagate conspiracy theory that says that high ranking Democrats (including Hillary Clinton) are somehow using a pizza parlor in D.C. to run a child sex trafficking ring. This crazy conspiracy actually lead to someone shooting up the parlor to "rescue the children".[4] Delima posted multiple videos a day popularizing this insanity as well as the QAnon conspiracy that Trump is actually leading a coup against the deep state and using sealed indictments and military tribunals to go after political opponents.

In mid-2017 Delima's YouTube channels were demonetized and she was unable to get her "fans" to donate enough money to Patreon to support her "lifestyle". So she turned to her favorite money making scheme: more vexatious litigation!

Extortion through lawsuits[edit]

Laundry list of legal battles Natasha Delima has faced and started over the years

Delima teamed up with Isaac Green, another demonetized vlogger and YouTuber, to sue every major social media outlet for failing to give her money and denying her First Amendment rights.[5] This is not the first time that Delima has attempted to use a lawsuit to extort money from people. As can be seen in the graphic to the right Natasha has a long history of trying to use the courts to bludgeon her perceived enemies. For example, after being fired from her job Bartending at a Marriott in Boston Delima sued the parent company for "libel and defamation." The case was ultimately dismissed, but Delima continued her pursuit into the Appellate court claiming she won by "default." This claim of winning lawsuits be default continues to be a major theme in everything she files.

In 2008 Natasha was trying to sell trinkets at a flea market and when she didn't make enough money she sued the owner. Interestingly enough, she is quoted as saying, "I have begged for a settlement because that’s the way to resolve everything. Give me enough money to start over. I want it over. They have a million dollars and I don't."[6] This is the same language that she is currently using in her lawsuits against Facebook, Patreon, YouTube, and Twitter. Demanding that they should settle for millions of dollars[7] and be done with it, "Settling is the right thing to do." Perhaps Delima realizes her filings will fail, just like every other time, but is hoping she can extort a settlement if she is a big enough pain?

Delima has some very bizarre ideas about the law. She believes that social media companies are "public" and therefore have to abide by the First Amendment and that it is illegal for them to remove content on their own platforms or to demonetize content creators. She seems to confuse the term for publicly-traded companies on the stock market for being somehow publicly controlled companies beholden to the same rules as the government. Ironically, Delima blocks all comments on her videos and talks regularly about how she has a right to control what people say on her platform. So far the hypocrisy is lost on her.

She also seems to believe that lawyers can not represent clients if they are accused of wrongdoing. She has multiple videos saying that because she claims these companies embezzled her money, any lawyer that points out that it is nonsense is violating the law and should go to jail.[8] Given Delima's limited understanding of the law or the constitution, this should not be surprising.

Vexatious Filing and Taking it to the Constitutional Supreme Court[edit]

On June 18th 2018 the court issued an order in Delima's Youtube lawsuit preventing her from filing any more motions in the case without specific court order. Natasha's endless filing of frivolous and nonsensical motions were overwhelming the court. Quoted from the order:

Presently pending in this court are twenty-six motions filed by DeLima, and eleven motions filed by defendants. In conjunction with these motions, the parties have filed, to date, a total of thirty-two objections, responses, or supplemental filings.The volume and pace of filings in this case have become oppressive to the court, in that the number and manner of filings is likely to interfere with the court’s ability to efficiently and effectively address the issues raised in this case, and to other cases on the court’s docket.[9]

This is the first step in declaring Delima a vexatious litigant and hopefully stopping her lawsuits moving forward. At the same time the court stayed a hearing in June citing the defendants likelihood of winning outright dismissal of the case.

With the writing on the wall strong enough even Natasha seems to realize she is likely to lose she is all ready jumping ahead and filing her appeal straight to the Constitutional Supreme Court, who thanks to her deep connections with President Trump, will bypass all legal rules and precedents and order YouTube to pay her millions of dollars.[10][11]

Nervous Breakdown and Fallout With Isaac Green[edit]

In late June of 2018 Delima appears to have had a complete breakdown. Following the reported fatal accident of her "fiance" (who was deported to Mexico 7 years ago, and yes the irony of a Trump support complaining about illegal deportation is totally lost on Natasha) Delima appears to have been hospitalized for a nervous breakdown. She produced several YouTube videos filled with tirades about the hospital, the "forced" drug cocktails, and the fact that they didn't give her a catheter.[12] She did several follow up post where she threatened the hospital, the staff and her doctor who followed up on her case urging her to keep taking her meds.[13]

Shortly after this breakdown Natasha dropped Isaac Green from the lawsuit in a published video. The fact that the court has not ruled on any of their motions to consolidate the lawsuits and that posting to YouTube does not count as a motion to rescind those filings did not seem to work into the equation. Apparently Isaac was not grateful enough for the hundred of dollars and hours of work she claims to have dumped into a lost case. Considering all of her filings are stream of consciousness, nonsensical ramblings we hope that the supposed hours of work was an exaggeration.

Yet ANOTHER Lawsuit[edit]

Never letting a helping hand go to waste Natasha quickly decided to take advantage of her hospitalization with another attempt at extortion through lawsuits. Posting on her YouTube channel to try and convince her gullible supporters to throw at her to "fast track" her claims Natasha claimed that she was not actually getting medical help but was actually kidnapped[14]! Delima was nice enough to post her lawsuit to give us a preview of the craziness:

"The staff shoved drugs that were unrelated to a single condition, and meant to erase her memory, keep her unable to have coherency and function. Once put inside the hospital, it was only to medicate her that she was attended to, and her record was falsified that “so man visits” were made."[15]

Natasha is asking for a reasonable $5 million dollars for her pain and suffering.

Natasha Discovers RationalWiki[edit]

In July of 2018 "supporters" of Natasha informed her that she had a wiki page. After posting several videos claiming that this is false she finally discovered her RationalWiki article. Delima did not address any of the content on the article and said it was not worth her time. This was followed up by posting multiple videos over the course of several days, including her desire to start her own "Natashapedia" website. At some point Delima decided RationalWiki had to be the work of an 80 year old woman who also runs a small YouTube channel. [16][17][18][19]

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