Feb 21, 2017 10:09 AM EST
Milo Yiannopoulos’ Controversial Book Gets Dropped After Protests
Milo Yiannopoulos is a known British journalist, author and editor fro Breitbart News. He is famous for his high opinions and polarizing stands on certain arenas, especially in the political field.
Milo Yiannopoulos has been a speaker at various colleges and universities, such as the California Polytechnic State University and on the University of California campus in Berkeley. But his attendance has always been met with controversy and protests.
Now, the right-wing speaker's publisher has reportedly dropped his book "Dangerous" because it is a subject of intense controversy, as reported by the Chicago Tribune. But Milo Yiannopoulos insists that the book should be back on the shelves. The drop of the book happened after his publisher was not invited to this year's CPAC.
The CPAC, a conservative US conference, is described to be a forum for controversies and disagreements but explains that Milo Yiannopoulos' thoughts in his books do not have room in the forum. Yiannopoulos explains that he is guilty of imprecise language but he insists that he does not turn a blind eye to the evils of the world, as reported by NBC News.
Regardless of his confessions, Milo Yiannopoulos is still met with demonstrators in university campuses and school institutions. Schools are previously forced to cancel his speaking appearances because of the intense scrutiny and demonstrations the students are displaying prior to his visit.
While schools are extending invitations with the knowledge that free speech on campuses is open to all, Milo Yiannopoulos' branding has forced schools to rescind invites. The CPAC also rescinds its invite.
His fame has brought him a new title. The BBC writes that Milo Yiannopoulos calls himself the "most fabulous super villain on the internet." Now, as the CPAC finds his explanation insufficient, they want him to immediately further address the controversial comments.
Watch the clip below where ABC News looks into Milo Yiannopoulos' speech cancellations and riots:
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