Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos sued publishing firm Simon & Schuster for breach of contract for canceling the publication of his guide, “Harmful,” in July.
Final week, the publishing firm submitted paperwork to the New York County Courtroom to assist their declare that the manuscript had substantial issues —
earlier than the general public outcry surrounding Yiannopoulos’s guide deal. Amongst these paperwork was an early copy of “Harmful,” together with notes from editor Mitchell Ivers.
In keeping with his biography on Simon & Schuster, Ivers has edited the books of many influential conservatives, together with former Vice President Dick Cheney, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, and even Donald Trump.
BuzzFeed Information reached out to Yiannopoulos for touch upon this story and acquired the next assertion:
“‘Don’t quote me however you performed good’ is what Simon & Schuster instructed me about my manuscript barely two days earlier than dumping my guide in February in breach of contract. S&S executives additionally quoted Hollywood brokers who mentioned I’d shift half 1,000,000 copies and agreed with me concerning the ‘virtue-signaling’ Left.”
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