Family of Donald Trump supporters casually sports white supremacist tattoos

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Donald Trump is luring the country's racist contingent out of the woodwork, and a recent profile of the Trump-touting Tilly family during a PBS NewsHour segment makes this frighteningly clear.

As Gawker reported Wednesday, the clan is uniformly energized by the Republican frontrunner, which — considering the fact that they've said they've always stayed out of politics — may be surprising. Until you see their white supremacist tattoos, that is. Perhaps then it starts making sense.

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"I definitely think, with Trump's business savvy, his mind, I think that he's going to be the best one that's going to be able to help us," Grace Tilly told PBS, while putting in calls for her candidate and displaying a sizable Celtic Cross tattoo on her right hand, according to Raw Story. But it's probably not the Celtic Cross tattoo you'll find on the wall of your local tattoo parlor.

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Kid Rock

Kid Rock showed his support for the presidential hopeful in an interview with Rolling Stone, saying he's "digging Trump." He also added, "Let the motherf---ing business guy run it like a f---ing business. And his campaign has been entertaining as shit."

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Mike Tyson
 

The former heavyweight champion announced that he would endorse Trump while appearing on HuffPost Live back in October of 2015. "He should be president of the United States," Tyson said. 

As for what Trump has said about immigration, Tyson said the words were "crude" and someone could work with him on the delivery of his message.

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Stephen Baldwin


Baldwin, who was fired by Trump on two different seasons of "The Celebrity Apprentice," said during an interview with Don Lemon on an episode of "CNN Tonight" that Trump would make a "great" president "because he's not a politician, and he doesn't care what anybody thinks."  

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Gary Busey

The actor endorsed Trump back in 2011, even after being fired from season four of "The Celebrity Apprentice," and offered his praise for the presidential hopeful again recently. "He's a great guy. He's sharp. He's fast," he told Fox411. "He can change the country after the last eight years."  

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Dennis Rodman

The retired pro-basketball player tweeted: "@realDonaldTrump has been a great friend for many years. We don't need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr. Trump! Trump 2016." He was fired from season two of "The Celebrity Apprentice." 

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Lou Ferrigno

When asked by TMZ for his thoughts on Trump, the actor and former bodybuilder said, "I hope Donald goes all the way." He was also fired from a season of "The Celebrity Apprentice." 

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Hulk Hogan

TMZ asked Hogan which 2016 Republican presidential candidate he would want to face in the ring, but instead of answering the question, he said he'd want to be Trump's running mate. 

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Ted Nugent 

The musician wrote an article for WorldNetDaily in which he said, "[Trump] should be given the Medal of Freedom for speaking his mind in such a bold, honest, and straightforward manner."

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Tila Tequila 

The model and reality star posted a video on YouTube expressing her support for Trump.

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Wayne Newton

The Las Vegas entertainer announced his support on "Fox and Friends," “I love Donald, and he would make a great president,” he said. But he also voiced his support for other hopefuls, such as Carly Fiorina, Jeb Bush, and Ben Carson. 

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Willie Robertson

The businessman and star of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” supported Trump at a rally in Oklahoma last year, where he was invited up on stage. He officially announced his endorsement in January. 

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Jesse Ventura 

Jesse Ventura

The former pro wrestler, former Minnesota governor, and actor was speaking with previous Trump staffer Roger Stone for "Off the Grid," when Ventura said, "I shocked my staff today. I came in and said, ‘You know what, as far as the Republicans are concerned, I hope Trump wins.'" Though he also added, "Now I’m not a Republican — I’m not a Democrat either — so ultimately, I’d like somebody else to win overall.”

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Charlie Sheen 

After initially calling Trump a "shame pile of idiocy" in a tweet, Sheen had a change of heart a month later and tweeted that he'd be Trump's "VP in a heartbeat!"

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Ivana Trump

The socialite held a luncheon in support of her ex-husband. 

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Mike Ditka

The retired NFL coach said of Trump, "I think that he has the fire in his belly to make America great again and probably do it the right way," in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times. 

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Terrell Owens 

The retired NFL wide receiver told TMZ Sports, "This may be what the country needs and Trump... He’s a guy who won’t put up with B.S. and has what it takes to change how government is run." He appeared on the most recent season of "The Celebrity Apprentice."   

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Azealia Banks

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Jesse James 

James, a TV personality and founder of West Coast Choppers, posted a lengthy Facebook message in January supporting his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss. He said:

 "Ive met a lot of people in life and I have found it best to form opinions about them by actually meeting them in person. ... What I personally observed is a man that is perfect suited to run this country. ... One thing you know about me is Good or bad I will always tell it like it is. This guy is the Real Deal, and will Make America Great Again."

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The one she sports — Odin's Cross — is the most popular one amongst white supremacists, says Gawker. According to the Anti-Defamation League, it's "used by neo-Nazis, racist skinheads, Ku Klux Klan, members and virtually every other type of white supremacist."

On her other hand, Grace Tilly sports a large 88 symbol, which, explains the Southern Poverty Law Center, "means 'Heil Hitler,' as H is the eighth letter of the alphabet," and is another favorite among white supremacists.

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But are the Tillys racist? Is that why they've gravitated toward Trump? No, explains Grace's father-in-law, Pete Tilly.

"All these protesters and all this stuff, and people saying [Trump's] racist, and then the Black Lives Matter, you know what? Red lives matter," he said, according to Raw Story. "Because when you bleed, we all bleed red."

Now, given the violence that's come to be synonymous with "Donald Trump rally," and given the mounting comparisons between Trump and Adolf Hitler, it is perhaps unsurprising that the Tillys are championing the GOP frontrunner — they aren't the only neo-Nazi sympathizers within his fanbase. And whatever their stated reason, it seems they wear their true feelings on their tattoo sleeves.

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