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22-year-old MAGA influencer who heads Rudy Giuliani’s communications team has been replaced by a former Hooters spokesperson


Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for President Donald Trump, center, poses for photos with OAN correspondent Chanel Rion, left, and his assistant Christianne Allen, outside the White House, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo / Evan Vucci

  • Christianné Allen has worked for Giuliani since September 2019 and resigned in August 2021.

  • Allen’s replacement Todd Shapiro has portrayed Lindsay Lohan, Hooters, and rapper Flava Flav.

  • Giuliani is currently the subject of a federal investigation and faces a libel lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems.

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Christianne Allen has resigned as director of communications for Rudy Giuliani, whose growing legal issues include a defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems and a federal investigation into whether he violated foreign lobbying laws in connection with his work in Ukraine, reported the Daily Beast.

Allen, who has worked for Giuliani since September 2019, told the Daily Beast that she will be replaced by Todd Shapiro, a former spokesperson for Lindsay Lohan’s family whose website lists a range of clients including rapper Flavour Flav. and Hooters of Long Island and New Jersey.

Recent developments in the federal case against Giuliani were revealed to NBC New York on August 27 when the former New York mayor said the FBI wanted his emails and texts to date back to 1995. He also said in interviewed that he was not an alcoholic and claimed he functions “more efficiently than 90 percent of the population”.

At the time of his hire, Politico reported that representatives of the entities Allen listed on his resume said his titles were “at best embroidered and at most completely bogus.” Allen was 20 when she started working for Giuliani and was still completing her degree in online communications at Liberty University, according to Politico.

Insider has reached out to Allen and Giuliani for comment.

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