Milo Yiannopoulos’ book, Dangerous, which was scheduled to be published through Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, has been cancelled. The Breitbart editor signed a $250,000 deal for his book, and people were not happy about it.
Simon & Schuster’s decision to pull Yiannopoulos’ book comes after an interview surfaced where Milo appeared to defend pedophilia. He has since been uninvited from the CPAC (Conservation Political Action Conference) by the hosts, the American Conservative Union (ACU).
The PR head of Simon & Schuster announced the news via Twitter:
Many people, writers especially, have pointed out that the pedophilia comment was the last straw for Simon & Schuster, while many of the other awful things he’s said were paid no mind.
Author, Roxane Gay, who recently pulled her book from Simon & Schuster because of their decision to host Milo’s book, released a statement:
As of today, Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart.
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