Amid accusations that he endorsed child sex abuse and college campus protests sparked by them, Milo Yiannopoulos held a news conference to clarify his statements and explain himself.

FOX’s Gurnal Scott with the story:

Yiannopoulos early on in his news conference refuted what many believed was his take on pedophilia:

(Yiannopoulos) “I do not support child abuse. It’s a disgusting crime of which I’ve personally been a victim.” 

But he did apologize for what he said may have been seen as “flippant” comments on the subject:

(Yiannopoulos) “I’m certainly guilty of imprecise language which I regret.”

The controversy has cost Yiannopoulos not only a book publishing deal, but also his job. He resigned from Breitbart News networks today. He does say he plans an “independently-funded venture” and will resume speaking engagements soon.

Gurnal Scott, FOX News.

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