Tila tequila

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Tila Tequila at a fashion show in Hollywood, 2008

Tila tequila ; born Tila Nguyễn also Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen (born October 24, 1981 in Singapore ) is an American model , porn actress and singer who lives in Los Angeles . She became known, among other things, through photo publications for Penthouse magazine and various other American magazines.

Tequila has been repeatedly criticized since 2015 due to its openly displayed affection for Adolf Hitler and anti-Semitic remarks since 2013 at the latest .

life and career

Tila Tequila moved with her Vietnamese parents from Singapore to Alief, a town near Houston, when she was one year old . There she grew up in poor conditions in a Buddhist temple. She developed rough manners with both boys and girls, which resulted in her having to go to boarding school. During her youth she experienced alcohol and other drugs and was a member of several gangs .

Tequila in 2007

At the age of twenty, Tila Tequila moved to Hollywood and, among other things, posed for Playboy in the March 22, 2002 issue as "Cyber ​​Girl of the Month". She then modeled in a few smaller magazines such as Import Tuner and at car shows. She started her own website called Tila's Hot Spot which included information, quotes, her blog and picture galleries. Initially, you only got access if you provided proof of age and paid a monthly fee. The site was later renewed and opened for all age groups and also free of charge. In a premium area, you could have your own blog and chat, among other things. In the 2004 published video game Street Race Syndicate Tequila was represented as a non-player character . In 2005 and 2006 the websites "Tilafashion.com" followed, where she presented her clothing line for men and women, and "Tila Zone". After appearing in US Stuff magazine in April 2006, she was named “Sexiest Woman Online” and photographed for Maxim and Blender magazines . It was featured in the June 2006 issue of the Polish men's magazine CKM . Tila's Hot Spot was expanded into a social networking platform in 2008 .

Tequila started a music career parallel to her modeling career. So she gained her first experience with a band called Beyond Betty Jean . She later became the lead singer of the indie rock band Jealousy , which released some songs on the internet in 2005. Tequila's MySpace profile was the most viewed musicians page in April 2006. After a joint guest appearance with Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am on the program Total Request Live , which was broadcast on the music channel MTV on April 24, 2006 , she was finally signed by will.i.am's record company. In 2007 Tequila released her first single, I Love U ; since she had previously canceled her record contract, this happened without the support of a record company. In 2007, MTV began airing a reality dating show called A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila . Tila Tequila invited 16 men and 16 women into her house to find a life partner. A second season followed in 2008. At the end of 2009 she founded her own record label with Tila Tequila Records .

In December 2009, Nguyen started a dating site with Joe Francis called "TilasHotSpotDating.com". The site was also divided into a free and a paid premium area. Tequila herself was featured in webcam chats on the site.

Tequila with the rapper Matchstik 2011

In 2011 and 2014, the Vivid Entertainment Group released two pornographic video productions with Tequila.

At the end of August 2015, Tequila took part in the British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother . After a day, she had to leave the show at the instigation of the production after viewers, among other things, responded to various racist and anti-Semitic statements made by Tequila . a. on social media and on their own blog .

Tequila was briefly with Casey Johnson, heiress to the company Johnson & Johnson , until her death in January 2010 at the age of 30 years engaged . In November 2014, Tequila became the mother of a daughter.

Political beliefs

Tila Tequila is criticized for her openly shown affection for Adolf Hitler , which she emphasizes with self-made collages, anti-Semitic postings and statements. For the first time she had in 2013 in Why I sympathize with Hitler: Part I headed blog post expressed such publicity. After she uploaded a photo of herself in skimpy Nazi clothing in front of the Auschwitz concentration camp in the same year , Facebook deleted her account and the material in question. In 2015, she shared a picture of her 11-month-old daughter with a mustache reminiscent of Hitler and a side parting on Instagram . On November 19, 2016, she caused a stir again when she uploaded a photo of herself to Twitter , which she and others showed at an event organized by the National Policy Institute giving the Hitler salute. Her Twitter account was also blocked as a result.


Film and television (selection)

  • 2006: THS Investigates: Online Nightmares
  • 2007: Chuck and Larry - Like Fire and Flame
  • 2008: Tila Tequila's New Year's Eve Masquerade 2008
  • 2008: MTV Spring Break: Tila Tequila's Spring Break Fantasy Couple
  • 2011: Shit! My Dad Says (Follow Ed Goes to Court )
  • 2011: Tila Tequila Uncorked! (pornographic video)
  • 2012: Masterminds
  • 2014: Tila Tequila Backdoored and Squirting (pornographic video)



  • Sex , 2007
  • Welcome to the Darkside , 2010


  • I Love U , 2007
  • Stripper Friends , 2007
  • Paralyze , 2008
  • I Love My DJ (Clean) / I Fucked the DJ (Explicit) , April 13, 2010
  • You Can Dance , 2011


  • Hooking Up with Tila Tequila: A Guide to Love, Fame, Happiness, Success, and Being the Life of the Party. Scribner, 2008, ISBN 978-1-4391-0153-7 .

Web links

Commons : Tila Tequila  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. Tag Archive for: Thien Thanh Thi Nguyen. on hollywoodgrind.com, accessed February 28, 2013.
  2. Tila Nguyen: Tila's Hot Spot . The Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on April 2, 2006. Retrieved July 17, 2008.
  3. ^ Tila Nguyen: The Official Tila Tequila Website . The Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on June 10, 2004. Retrieved July 17, 2008.
  4. ^ Tila Nguyen: The Official Tila Tequila Website . Archived from the original on April 1, 2003. Retrieved July 17, 2008.
  5. ^ Tila Nguyen, Taj Designs Inc .: Tila's Hot Spot Membership . January 3, 2007. Archived from the original on January 3, 2007. Retrieved July 17, 2008.
  6. ^ Tila Nguyen: The Tila Fashion Website . The Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on August 30, 2005. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
  7. Tila Nguyen: The Tila Fashion Website showing original slogan . Wayback machine. Archived from the original on February 12, 2007. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
  8. Tila Nguyen: The TilaZone site . The Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on March 8, 2008. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
  9. Tila Nguyen: The Official TilaZone Website . Archived from the original on March 8, 2008. Retrieved September 6, 2007.
  10. Amit Chowdhry: Pop Culture Media Community, Buzznet Acquires Stereogum Music Blog . In: Pulse 2.0 , April 5, 2008. Archived from the original on June 11, 2008 Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . Retrieved July 17, 2008. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / pulse2.com 
  11. Tila Tequila for President at slate.com , April 11, 2006, accessed July 29, 2006
  12. Tila Tequila founds his own label "Tila Tequila Records" ( Memento from January 15, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
  13. Tila's News, MISS TILA'S BIO ( Memento from May 25, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
  14. Tila's News tilashotspotdating.com finally open ( Memento from November 29, 2012 in the web archive archive.today )
  15. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3214517/Fans-call-Big-Brother-kick-contestant-Tila-Tequila.html Tila Tequila 'kicked off Big Brother after praising Hitler on Facebook and posting a picture wearing Nazi gear in front of Auschwitz '
  16. 30-year-old heiress discovered dead. on: welt.de , January 5, 2010, accessed on February 6, 2010.
  17. http://www.focus.de/kultur/vermischtes/naechster-nazi-skandal-us-star-tila-tequila-schockiert-mit-bizarren-hitler-glueckwuenschen_id_5457391.html
  18. a b http://www.key103.co.uk/showbiz/the-buzz/vile-tila-tequila-dresses-11-month-old-baby-daughter-up-as-adolf-hitler/
  19. http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/155544/tila-tequila-jew-converts-to-sexy-hitler
  20. http://www.berliner-zeitung.de/panorama/rechte-fiegen-trump-tila-tequila-blas-hitlergruss--twitter-account-gesperr-25153384
  21. http://www.thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/306915-alt-right-celebrates-trump-victory
  22. ^ Tila Tequila publishes EP on radaronline.com, February 10, 2010, accessed April 4, 2010.
  23. Walkin on Thine Ice, 2011, Tila Tequila releases 1st single from the new album ( Memento from May 29, 2010 in the Internet Archive )