Swayze's niece 23-year-old Danielle Swayze married Joshua Steever, tattoo artist and white supremacist, who founded the extreme right wing racist group Aryan Terror Brigade. Joshua Steever has past links to the Supreme White Alliance whose members were involved in a plot to assassinate President Obama in 2008.
describes blonde Danielle's husband Joshua Steever as a young man with a tattoo which says "racist" in screaming letters on his forehead, and a swastika adorning the skin below his right eye. One of Joshua Steever's favorite pastimes is bragging about his connections to the Supreme White Alliance.
According to Daily Mail
, the two lovebirds met online and had been corresponding online for several months before they finally met at a neo-Nazi event. It must have been love at first sight -- the two were married within days in a secret ceremony.
reports the bride has been acquiring white separatist vocabulary from her husband. She promised on Facebook to "exterminate" the "rat" who leaked the news of her secret marriage to her family.
Danielle's parents are horrified at their daughter's choice of husband. Don Swayze, Danielle's father and brother of the late Patrick Swayze, is also an actor, who recently featured in the movie True Blood
Don Swayze is separated from Danielle's mother and hasn't spoken to his daughter in five years. Daily Mail
reports when he heard of his daughter's marriage, he said:
"Why would she marry a neo-Nazi? Are you sure? That is the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard of."
But when he confirmed the marriage, he said: "It’s legal, it’s the real deal."
reports Don Swayze dissociated himself from his daughter's decision to marry a neo-Nazi skinhead:
“I had no idea she was getting married. And let me make it clear – I would never in a million years approve of her marrying a neo-Nazi."
provides details of Steever's "resume." He was convicted for "deadly conduct" in 2005 after beating a victim with an axe handle. He got his nickname "Hatchet" from that incident. He was arrested in 2006 after he threatened to stab three African American students and blow up a school in California. For that offense he was sentenced to a year in jail and five years probation.