Andrew Tate celebrates 'I'm free' as he's given permission to leave Romania

Andrew Tate (L) and Tristan Tate (R) walk from the Bucharest's Court of Appeal
Andrew Tate (L) and Tristan Tate (R)
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Jack Walters

By Jack Walters


Published: 07/07/2024

- 17:07

The self-described misogynist gained millions of fans by promoting an ultra-masculine lifestyle and denigrating women

Controversial influencer Andrew Tate has been celebrating after a Romanian court ruled the 37-year-old can travel within the European Union while awaiting trial.

The Bucharest Tribunal ruled in favour of Tate and his brother Tristan leaving Romania while awaiting trial on charges of human trafficking.


The Tates had been banned from leaving Romania until Friday.

However, the decision is not yet final and prosecutors can file for an appeal.

Andrew Tate (L) and Tristan Tate (R) walk from the Bucharest's Court of AppealAndrew Tate (L) and Tristan Tate (R)GETTY

Tate, was charged alongside his brother for human trafficking, rape, and forming a criminal gang to sexually exploit women in mid-2023.

Two female suspects from Romania have also been charged as part of the case.

The quartet have all strongly denied the allegations made against them.

Following the latest ruling, Tate said: "I'm free. For the first time in three years I can leave Romania."

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Andrew and Tristan TateAndrew Tate (centre) and Tristan Tate (right) have been cleared to leave RomaniaGetty

He also labelled the charges as a “sham case” before advertising to a platform which he claims teaches the skill of money-making.

Tate added: "The process is the punishment, in the end I'll be innocent.

"My judges decided... I'm allowed to leave Romania, so do we take the (Ferrari) SF90 to Italy, the (Maserati) MC20 to Cannes, the (Ferrari) 812 Competition to Paris, where do I go?"

The Tates were held in police custody from late December 2022 until April 2023.

Andrew Tate Andrew Tate is a self-proclaimed misogynist Getty Images

The brothers were then placed under house arrest until August.

"Andrew and Tristan are still determined to clear their name and reputation; however, they are grateful to the courts for placing this trust in them," the Tates' lead defence lawyer Eugen Vidineac said in a statement.

The Tates also face being extradited to the UK following proceedings in Romania after an arrest warrant was issued over allegations of sexual aggression dating back to 2012 to 2015.

The self-described misogynist gained millions of fans by promoting an ultra-masculine lifestyle and denigrating women

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