- MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell mentioned he’ll pull his adverts from Fox Information.
- Lindell made the choice after the community refused to air his industrial a couple of symposium about voter fraud.
- MyPillow is one in every of Fox Information’ greatest sponsors, and Lindell mentioned he spent $50 million on adverts within the community final yr.
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, one in every of Fox Information’ greatest sponsors, mentioned he’s pulling his adverts “instantly and indefinitely” from the community.
In an interview with Brandon Howse of Worldview Weekend TV, Lindell mentioned he made the choice as a result of Fox Information refused to run his industrial for a symposium he mentioned would prove the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump via voter fraud. Officers say there isn’t any evidence to show there was widespread voter fraud.
Lindell mentioned his industrial wouldn’t have particularly talked about his claims of voter fraud, however Fox nonetheless declined to air it, reported The Wall Street Journal.
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His withdrawal from Fox Information is a blow to the community, which counted MyPillow as one of its biggest commercial sponsors.
“It is unlucky Mr. Lindell has chosen to pause his industrial time on Fox Information given the extent of success he is skilled in constructing his model by promoting on the primary cable information community,” the community mentioned in an announcement to the Journal.
Lindell mentioned his firm spent virtually $50 million on Fox Information adverts final yr and dished out $19 million for spots this yr, per WSJ.
MyPillow has additionally been host Tucker Carlson’s biggest advertiser after a number of sponsors, including IHOP and Voya Financial, dropped spots from his show ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ in 2018.
“Disgrace on you, Fox! Go to Frankspeech.com,” wrote Lindell on his Fb web page on Friday, with a hyperlink to the WSJ report.
Lindell was sued by voting-machine producer Dominion Voting Systems for $1.6 billion this year, and he countersued them afterward. He has been an outspoken supporter of 2020 election fraud theories. Barred from Twitter, he also launched his own social media site and a rival to Amazon.
Fox Information didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.
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