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Milo Yiannopoulos' controversial book is canceled for condoning pedophila

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Malyse

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http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/...os-now-lose-his-lucrative-book-deal/98156040/

Milo Yiannopoulos' book Dangerous was canceled abruptly Monday after Republican conservatives released clips of videos-with-audio in which he seemed to condone sex between men and boys.

In a terse statement released Monday afternoon, the right-wing provocateur's publisher said: "After careful consideration, Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint have canceled publication of Dangerous by Milo Yiannopoulos."

Yiannopoulos' provocative right-wing persona (he attacked feminists and trashed women who used birth control, to name a few of his views), helped get him a reported $250,000 book deal from Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster, which was due to release his book, Dangerous, in June.

The book stirred controversy and outrage from the get-go. When word of the deal came out late last year, it inspired critical tweets, threats to boycott S&S books and vows from some authors to find another publisher for their own books. The book rose to No. 1 on Amazon in early February, but by Monday it had dropped to No. 84, based on pre-orders.

But the latest uproar was a bridge too far for his publisher.

The gay British writer, who has collected kudos in the era of Donald Trump as a self-described "dangerous" provocateur, teetered on the edge of disaster Monday after Republican conservatives released clips of videos-with-audio in which he talked about his own past as a teenager who had sex with men and suggested that some young teen boys might be old enough to give consent to such sexual relationships.

I guess they thought publishing it would be too... dangerous.

 
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Facebook should ban him, quieting his voice to a barely detectable whisper that has to be sought out in the darkest, most obscure corners of the internet to be heard.
 

NYR

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50 page thread? 50 page thread.

So much Milo talk this week, can't wait for him to go away.
 

Horns

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Got what you deserve.
 

kmax

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This guy thrives on burning other people to feel better about himself.

Now you burn Milo. Burn.
 

Sblargh

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Mess with every minority under the sun: celebrity
Mess with republicans: career ending

But the ones who control the media are liberals.
 

Pau

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Do I even want to know his argument against women who use birth control.
 

akira28

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But is THAT really what it takes for people to cut ties with him?

live boy or dead girl has been pretty reliable. It took a while, but this generation of conservatives has shown itself to be pretty laggard.
 
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