By Ellie Hall
The comments include “Don’t make fun of school shooters”; “This entire paragraph is just repeating Fake News”; and “NO!”
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Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos sued publishing company Simon & Schuster for breach of contract for canceling the publication of his book, Dangerous, in July.
Last week, the publishing company submitted documents to the New York County Court to support their claim that the manuscript had substantial problems — before the public outcry surrounding Yiannopoulos’s book deal. Among these documents was an early copy of Dangerous, along with notes from editor Mitchell Ivers.
According to his biography on Simon & Schuster, Ivers has edited the books of many influential conservatives, including former vice president Dick Cheney, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, and even Donald Trump.
And in a now-deleted tweet he posted yesterday, Ivers retweeted a criticism of Milo’s draft.
(This is the tweet he retweeted.)
BuzzFeed News has reached out to Ivers and Simon & Schuster. A statement from Yiannopoulos’s representative comes after the editor’s comments below.
BuzzFeed News combed through the 267-page document and picked out some of the editor’s quotes. Here’s what we found.
There are many notes about needing more citations, accuracy, and “intellectual rigor” in the draft.
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