Milo Yiannopoulos' Book Deal Canceled By Simon & Schuster

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Publishing giant Simon & Schuster has canceled the publication of "Dangerous" by Milo Yiannopoulos. Publishers Weekly tweeted Monday that the company was canceling the book's publication "after careful consideration."

Shortly after the tweet, Yiannopoulos confirmed in a Facebook post that "They canceled my book." Simon & Schuster inked the book deal with Yiannopoulos - which spurred controversy as writers threatened to boycott the company - at the end of December.

The decision to cancel the book came amid controversy over a video in which Yiannopoulos was said to defend pedophilia, although the outspoken commentator has denied that to be case. The video clip gained traction on social media after a conservative blog shared it Sunday. In the video, Yiannopoulos said relationships between older men and young boys can be beneficial.

In a Facebook post Monday, Yiannopoulos denounced the claims that he was advocating for pedophilia. "I am a gay man, and a child abuse victim,” Yiannopoulos wrote. 

"I would like to restate my utter disgust at adults who sexually abuse minors. I am horrified by pedophilia and I have devoted large portions of my career as a journalist to exposing child abusers. I've outed three of them, in fact -- three more than most of my critics. And I've repeatedly expressed disgust at pedophilia in my feature and opinion writing. My professional record is very clear.”

"But I do understand that these videos, even though some of them are edited deceptively, paint a different picture.”

It was the second Facebook post from Yiannopoulos after the tapes resurfaced.

"I'm partly to blame. My own experiences as a victim led me to believe I could say anything I wanted to on this subject, no matter how outrageous,” he continued in the Monday post. "But I understand that my usual blend of British sarcasm, provocation and gallows humor might have come across as flippancy, a lack of care for other victims or, worse, 'advocacy.' I deeply regret that."

The excuse however failed to stem public blowback: earlier in the day, the Conservative Political Action Conference rescinded its invitation Monday for Yiannopoulos to speak at its event.  ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said Yiannopoulos' attempts to address the tapes have fallen short, calling the remarks "disturbing." "We realize that Mr. Yiannopoulos has responded on Facebook, but it is insufficient," Schlapp said in a statement. "It is up to him to answer the tough questions and we urge him to immediately further address these disturbing comments."

Meanwhile, according The Hill, the blowback against Milo's statements has even threatened his job at Breibart where employees are reportedly prepared to leave the company if controversial senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos is not fired.

Another senior editor at the publication told Washingtonian Monday that "at least a half dozen" employees are prepared to leave to organization because of remarks  Yiannopoulos made about pedophilia that gained attention this weekend.

 

“The fact of the matter is that there’s been so many things that have been objectionable about Milo over the last couple of years, quite frankly. This is something far more sinister,” the senior editor said. “If the company isn’t willing to act, there are at least half a dozen people who are willing to walk out over it.”

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Croesus's picture

How to Create White Racists:

1. Constantly and aggressively guilt White people, for things done by other White people, hundreds of years ago.

2. Shame White people for no other reason than how they were born.

3. Tell White people they have invisible privilege, and deserve nothing they've accomplished, even if they grew up in horrible conditions.

4. Reject any apologetic action, or attempt to "be better White people", as racist.

5. Tell White people they are bland, boring, and have no culture.

6. Tell White people they are racist for dating or marrying within their race.

7. Tell White people they have no right to advocate for their own interests, while everyone else does.

8. Call them racist for enjoying the company of their own race.

9. Call them racist for not having a crippling sense of self-loathing, or guilt for who they are.

10. Tell them they deserve to be minorities.

11. Tell them they have no right to defend themselves against non-White violence.

And finally, after you have done all of these things:

12. Tell them that they Do Not, and Can Not experience "racism".

HedgeAccordingly's picture

Wow. Well I mean, dude was and is what you call a Lois cannon. Even fox turning back https://hedgeaccordingly.com/2017/02/fox-news-star-erupts-on-trump-in-fa...

Croesus's picture

Maybe, but I'd love to know why they're SO Ready to crucify him over this, while Podesta the Molesta's Pedogate weirdness is "crickets"?

Oh wait, that's right; Pedosta is a Demtard, just like the Marxist assholes our media is run by...freedom of the press, also includes the right to avoid publishing things that make their pals look bad.

knukles's picture

I wonder if somebody were twisted enough to "create" a bunch of Pokémons of Pedobear and have them mysteriously show up at the residences of the famous and powerful on that so called "list" ....

Milo's being thrown to the sharks.... a big no no to pedo etc., and for the measure, he's a conservative.  Good fodder for preparing the path for the rest of them ...

Also is proof of the "hotness" and "sensitivity" of the topic.

NidStyles's picture

Milo is a pedo himself most likely. In any case, why does ZH care about a faggot Jew that is out to destroy White hegemony in the US?

Croesus's picture

@ Nid:

"In any case, why does ZH care about a faggot Jew that is out to destroy White hegemony in the US?"

Because it's another one for the list...and now for something completely different:

http://youtu.be/dGFOf1ezyfI

NidStyles's picture

I wasn't aware he wasn't already on a list somewhere, being a doublestrike patient of reality as a Jew and faggot.

EuroPox's picture

This has the smell of a manufactured controversy.. As I understand the facts, Milo was 17 and the other guy was 29.  The age of consent in the UK is 16 - how can that be paedophilia?  It is just Milo haters out for a pound of flesh.

Milo is saying that the other guy helped him find out who he was and the haters are calling that "condoning paedophilia".

Handful of Dust's picture

Looks like a set-up to me. He is too effective a debater and that scared the crap out of them. Hopefully, he doesn't take this lightly and sues for defamation as well as breach of contract with the Sheister & Sheister publishers.

 

I told the neighbor's son whatever he's majoring in in law school, learn alot about defamation because it's a booming field given how vicious and vile the left wing Hillary people are nowadays. He can get wealthy from the Democrats' venom.

I like that!

Placerville's picture

FFS man, just stop with the self promotion!

Freddie's picture

Beware - Mike Pence is a Bush/Soros/McCain/ZWO guy.

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Handful,

It's not so much he's an effective debater as in he's exposing the Hypocrisy of these Pseudo Intellectual Marxist Leftists with common sense & exposing their Ideology as False.

MissCellany's picture

So is HBO going to cancel Lena Dunham too?

QuantumEasing's picture

No, she already laid her eggs in the HBO board members chest cavities. When her chittering, slavering spawn burst forth, she will have control by proxy.

I mean, it's the only plausible reason she has even spent one minute in front of a camera not owned by a fatty porn outfit.

InTheLandOfTheBlind's picture

this was not a setup... the only set up was the right believing htat milo was on our side... once an unrepentent degenerate, always a degenerate... why milo has so much support here is heart breaking... pull your heads out of your ass... sexual deviants are exactly that... deviants... even when they say things you agree with

Latina Lover's picture

Swamp strikes back, hypocrisy be damned. 

peddling-fiction's picture

"This has the smell of a manufactured controversy"

We have a winner.

Breitbart is not the same without him.

Gatekeepers...

Remember I pointed out in ZH that it was suspicious his book sales increased massively after Berkeley. Maybe they want to give him street cred by taking away his book deal now.

Kind of lame.

vato poco's picture

breitbart dumps Milo, Vato dumps breitbart

SgtShaftoe's picture

Milo and Andrew Breitbart were the two best things about Breitbart. Now that they're both come and gone. See ya!

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) peddling-fiction Feb 21, 2017 9:25 AM

What's wrong with you people here?

Homosexuality is a perversion (((they))) are trying to normalize, next step is pedophila just as predicted.

He was going to lead you into it.

He might have done well to push back against political correctness but his usefulness has ended.

Nothing good comes from gay, move to San Francisco for 50 yrs and have a front row seat, then get back to me.

How AIDS spread like wildfire was because they were doing unspeakable acts in those bathhouses and having 5 stranger sex partners per day.

Soicety decays real fast in that scenario. Gays like Peter Thiel are the only normal ones, he didn't want to be out, he has a long term relationship he is not participating in the worst part of it. (maybe)

WAKE UP, (((they))) are getting to you!

Golden Phoenix's picture

People bash gays for being promiscuous, then bash them for wanting to be monogamously married.

The rest of us don't care what others do on their own time. If you insist on obsessing about it more faps for you.

Milo is a self described survivor of ch,ild sexual abuse.

And in the very same discussion conveniently excerpted in many places, he clearly states the legal age of consent is the correct one. But, hey, why should facts get in your way?

Frito's picture

This whole thing does strike me as a professional character assasination. They are trying to get a two-fer by smearing Milo and diluting the Pizzagate story in one hit.

 

Whether you like or agree with Milo isn't really that important. But he has done a good job of advocating for free speech and highlighting the abject hypocracy of the hard Left.

InTheLandOfTheBlind's picture

milo was setup to wreck the right... they can hold us to our standards... which is what is happening now... they don't have to hold us to their lack of standards... it is our fault for ever letting milo "speak for us"

Oldwood's picture

Our standards are the rules THEY established for us to ensure our defeat.

There ARE NO RULES. THERE IS NO SPOON.

None of our beloved standards are ever adhered to by the left and they LAUGH at us each time we punish our own for failing to do so. The establishment HATES trump for this very reason...republicans because he makes them look weak, and the left because they cannot manipulate him. Milo is the same. Being a queer conservative gave him a certain freedom that "principled conservatives" simply could not have. Whether he survives depends not on the left but the delicate sensibilities of republicans who will sacrifice everything for principles that only they value....many cases artificial values imposed to control and manipulate us for the purpose of self destruction.

This IS their principle methodology, to induce US to self destruct. To kill our own.

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Chris Dakota (not verified) Frito Feb 21, 2017 6:04 AM

Milo underlines how gays have very open attitudes about pedophilia, that is not good for the left.

Pope said "we don't have a pedophilia problem, we have a homosexual problem. Study showed that most that molested children were in adult gay relationships before they turned to kids."

When the Pedogate comes out, gays will go down the tubes with it.

Society will be destroyed by them, check history.

 

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) EuroPox Feb 20, 2017 11:01 PM

Gays are pedophiles, they start out as the kid and when they get older go for kids.

They are mentally ill perverts.

They are the violent protesters out there chanting "Love Trumps Hate" then punching 10 seconds later.

After they punch they chant "peaceful protest, peaceful protest"

they are evil

Akzed's picture
Homosexuality and Child Sexual Abuse

 

https://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=is02e3

 

...the evidence indicates that disproportionate numbers of gay men seek adolescent males or boys as sexual partners.

 

monkeyshine's picture

The choice of the flesh pounding idiom aside, the decision by the publisher sounds a lot like politics over profit. Controversy like this, at another time and person, would warrant an increase in first editition prints.

As a reminder, this same publisher advanced HRC $14 million for her 2014 book Hard Choices. It was her 6th book, and 2nd memoir.

StagStopa's picture

Huh? You are stupid and hateful, but at least attempt to construct some English sentences, please..

Roxi

nmewn's picture

"After careful consideration, we have decided we will not publish this outspoken, young, ghey activist book." - Simon & Schuster

And the sound from the robotic, leftist, LGBTQ-cis monkey's is absolutely deafening. There will be riots in Berkeley again over this, for sho ;-)

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) nmewn Feb 20, 2017 11:09 PM

He was hijacking the alt. right and I think it is good he is gone.

He wasn't helping anyone, only himself.

http://bbs.dailystormer.com/uploads/default/original/3X/9/4/944346fb8c5e...

CheapBastard's picture

i notice Amazon took him off their web site also. I am not a big fan of his but there is not doubt they canned him because he is an outspoken trump supporter. Shitzer & Shitzer and the others couldn't care less whether not not there is some hint of pedo in him. They will use any excuse to squash anyone they can who supports Trump.

 

It gets crazier every day despite the fact that over 63,000,000 people support The Donald and that number increases every day as he drains the swamp, creates more jobs, removes mesican criminals from the streets, etc.

Raffie's picture

If he was a Progressive Liberal his book would be published, short and simple.

Just another attack on a Trump supporter.

Freddie's picture

Isn't Milo a dual shitzen and tribe member and Jonathan Pollard lover like Podestas, Rahm, Trumps kids, 50% of the US govt and intel community, 99% of Zollywood and 90% of wall street?    Plus the fawning traitors in ConGrezz-zio?

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

Simon and Schuster was taken over by the "New York Intellectuals" long ago. Their heyday passed with the death of their great editors and they've never been the same.

Like so much of the NY publishing industry ("Big Press"), they are run by the same types that are being published and praised as "brilliant" on every back jacket: largely talentless propagandists parasiting off the fame and genius of bygone authors and editors.

Hopefully, Regnery will pick him up and put his book out there.

Normalcy Bias's picture

They were just waiting for an excuse. Milo is very smart and very effective, which is why the establishment wants him gone.

He may very well become even bigger because of this manufactured controversy.

StagStopa's picture

Milo: not to worry, print is dead, haven't you heard?

You're pretty cute, I love UK guys. Loads of fun, much more sophisticated and well rounded than American men.

 

Kik CDRoxi.

Love,  Roxi

Handful of Dust's picture

There's tons of publishers out there. The only reason people want S&S is their ad support but in reality he does not need that. EVERYONE knows who he is and wants to buy his book already. How many pre-orders are there for it? I bet thousands if not hundreds of thousands.

arby63's picture

Because American men could pound you so hard you'd cry right Roxi? Thought so..........crossdressing faggot. 

StagStopa's picture

Heehee. Trolls awakening..

I'm a transvestite, not a crossdresser. And I'm a top. I make YOU cry, bitch..

Roxi

keep the bastards honest's picture

no. Hammering a woman is like impotence. american men in general are empty vessels. Do not bond. look at spitefull childlike Obama. Circumcision does that. Dont get to feel and release hormones which mature the brain so they can bond and be an adult man.

Thats why hammering a woman is all thats left.. to try to feel something. Bulk american women are unsatisfied and yearn for a man who feels because they then are ok instead of loud and clattering and lusting at eg foreign musicans who are not cirumcised... the vibe is  there. Russian men are cirucmcised. Look at Putin he is grown up.

Could be thats libtards so no brain only half and they are everywhere or the 75% who are circumcised which lowers sensation so they pound and dont feel.                                   Circumcision is bad bad bad  and only for slaves and soldiers. . IF you are a parent- to-be please research this,. Half Aus men are circumcised and emotionally like 12 year olds. Modern aus. mothers do not allow it, they want their sons to be full men.

Shift For Brains's picture

" Bulk american women are unsatisfied and yearn for a man who feels because they then are ok instead of loud and clattering and lusting at eg foreign musicans who are not cirumcised... the vibe is  there."

This is really a beautiful thought. It tells me that AI has a long way to go before it's able to construct random sentences this incomprehensible. I feel like I've just seen a transcript from a new Bad Lip Reading segment.

QuantumEasing's picture

Poor dental hygiene IS quite the turn on.

And word of advice: expand your dating pool to include neighboring trailer parks, you might find there are more well-rounded American men (unless you are referring to morphology, in which case, whatever floats your boat).

HalEPeno's picture

No question if Milo were an agent provocateur on the left, we would hear nothing but crickets.  For anyone on the right this is a career killer.  Don't expect to see much of Milo from here on out.  

AlexCharting's picture

I liked Milo, but this latest stunt demoralizes the pizzagate project. Throw him under the bus... we need another leader.