Newswire: Milo Yiannopoulos is suing Simon & Schuster for $10 million

Dragging himself—like some sort of relentless, attention-fueled Terminator—from the trash heap of two dozen news cycles ago, former Breitbart mouthpiece Milo Yiannopoulos has emerged to sue book publisher Simon & Schuster for $10 million over a book deal gone south. Yiannapolous’ complaint centers on the the publisher’s decision to cancel his book, Dangerous, after the company came under heavy media scrutiny for giving Yiannapolous a fresh new platform for his “Aw, shucks, I’m just talkin’” approach to right-wing hate speech.

Yiannapolous’ book deal—for which he’d already been paid $80,000 of a $225,000 advance—was shut down shortly after he finally managed to find a topic capable of pissing off his conservative followers just as much as he’d already ticked off the left, when audio of him talking positively about sexual relationships between teenagers and older gay men surfaced online. But the …

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