Ava Martinez Biography
“Mini AOC,” is an 8-year-old girl named Ava Martinez widely known for her impersonations of Ocasio-Cortez, standing outside a fenced-off park in an all-white outfit and red lipstick, looking visibly upset.
Ava Martinez, the young girl behind the “Mini AOC” account went viral for her videos, but according to her stepfather, the abuse they received all became too much.
Eight-year-old ‘Mini AOC’ child actor is forced to quit social media after receiving death threats over her impressions of the congresswoman.
Ava Martinez, 8, from Rancho Santa Margarita, California . ‘Mini AOC’, posted several videos earlier this year in which she mocked A.O.C pic.twitter.com/E3fNBVFhKO
— @WADIBIG (@wadibig) July 4, 2019
Ava Martinez Father
Salvatore Schachter said he was forced to shut down all social media accounts associated with Martinez “for our safety and for our child’s safety,” in a July 3 announcement.
correction: twatter suspended her account
— Jokari (@Jokari69515326) July 4, 2019
Ava Martinez Age
She is 8 Years old.
Ava Martinez Tweets
After photos of the detention center visit were posted to Twitter by the writer and photographer who captured them, Ivan Pierre Aguirre, Ocasio-Cortez had shared them, writing that it was a moment she will never forget, “because it was the moment I saw with my own eyes that the America I love was becoming a nation that steals refugee children from their parents & caged them.”
— Wendy the Good Witch ??? (@TexasBlondeXO) July 4, 2019
Ava Martinez Criticized
Critics, however, were quick to accuse Ocasio-Cortez of having staged a “photo op” outside the detention center, with many mocking her choice to appear at the protest in “all-white” and red lipstick. However, the protesters appeared to have coordinated to wear all-white outfits for the rally, with photos showing a number of other demonstrators clad in all-white outfits.
An 8 year old child shouldn’t be used by her mother #AvaMartinez to make a quick buck. SHAME on anyone who supports giving an 8 year old a “script” to troll a Congresswoman…the real villain here is her mom…children shouldn’t be politicized or objectified Toddlers & Tiaras 4.0 pic.twitter.com/KcjsFWzr4E
— G-Man (@gkgguy) July 4, 2019
Peoples Response on Ava Martinez Tweets
After the Mini AOC Twitter account joined in on mocking Ocasio-Cortez over the shoot, social media users were quick to condemn Ava’s family for using an 8-year-old to send a political message.
Ava Martinez Death Threats, Harassment
Her family said on Wednesday that she would stop making the videos and they would be removing the existing ones due to death threats.’ The Left’s Harassment and death threats have gone too far for our family. We have been getting calls on our personal phone numbers,’ Martinez’s stepfather Salvatore Schachter said in a tweet.
— The Dogs Of War! (@havoc7987) July 4, 2019
Ava Martinez Twitter
Ava will not being doing any more MINI AOC content.
The Left’s Harassment and death threats have gone too far for our family. We have been getting calls on our personal phone numbers.
For our safety and for our child’s safety, we deleted all Mini AOC accounts.
— SickenTirade (@sickentirade) July 3, 2019
A visit to Martinez’s Twitter account shows a message stating the account “has been suspended.” Her parody videos had racked up millions of views on social media, including YouTube.
Martinez understands why the account had to be closed, Schachter said.
“She’s disappointed at not doing Mini AOC going forward but we explained that this is for the best and she’s okay with it,” he said.
Ava Martinez Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and all social accounts blocked by family
Ava Martinez Videos
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Ava Martinez is 8 years old
- SHe lived in Rancho Santa Margarita, California
- She went viral with her chili videos
- She impersonated Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in several hilarious clips online
- She was quitting social media over death threats. Her father Statements