by Matt Parker
Tommy Robinson has turned philanthropist as he has today been named a charity’s Goodwill Ambassador.
Robinson who has enjoyed a whirlwind couple of weeks since his book launch and recently hitting the headlines for his trip to Poland has been put at the helm of a £100,000 arts fund which will see creatives and artists from the UK benefit as a result of his work.
Best-selling author Tommy Robinson was appointment as the Goodwill Ambassador for international arts charity MMBF Trust.
An extract on MMBF’s website read “A keen supporter of the world of media and the arts, Robinson will be responsible for briefing the Board of Trustees on initaitives within the arts we can work on to support more young talent.”
Whilst Robinson himself took to Twitter to tell his 382,000 strong social media fan base of the news tweeting “I am humbled & honoured to have accepted the role of Goodwill Ambassador for this arts charity, I pledge to provide funding & support to some of this country’s brightest prospects ❤️🇬🇧mmbf.co.uk/tommy-robinson/”
Despite the controversy surrounding Robinson’s recent activity, the appointment has already been widely welcomed on social media with critics now suggesting Robinson will becoming an emerging force in the arts sector.