Jake Angeli The Horned Protester That Stormed The Capitol
Evening Standard–From his unsuccessful acting career to the real reason he was kicked out of the Navy, here’s everything you need to know about the controversial Trump-supporter
Amid all the astonishing pictures of the angry mob seen storming The Capitol last Wednesday, the image of a shirtless man garbed in horns, a bearskin headdress and tan trousers is one that is likely to endure.
Wielding a long spear with the American flag wrapped around it, the protester roamed The Capitol, the heartbeat of American democracy, sitting in the Speaker’s chair in the Senate chamber and howling in the public gallery.
Beneath the horns and face paint is Jacob Anthony Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli – a tattooed 32-year-old from Arizona who joined hundreds of rioters to oppose Joe Biden’s election victory. But who is he? Here is everything you need to know.