The so-called “QAnon Shaman,” who stormed the U.S. Capitol last month in Viking garb, claims he hasn’t eaten in nine days because his Shaman faith bars him from eating the non-organic food provided in jail.
And during an unintentional fast that his lawyer says has caused him to lose 20 pounds, the 33-year-old has been pondering his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection—and he has some regrets.
“He has come to grasp that fact that the former president really didn’t love him and that all the bullshit about Trump’s army and all the social media-driven conspiracy theories led to a lot of the vulnerability,” Jacob Chansley’s defense attorney, Albert Watkins, told The Daily Beast on Wednesday.
“Has my client gone through a wholesale repudiation on his previous beliefs? No. It’s part of an ongoing process. But he has recognized his role and my client has bellied up and realized he needs to do right by his country. As part of…