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Hollywood Producer Called Trump a Nazi — Now, He Wants Boycott Against Tucker for Creating Division

Fox News provided IJR with the following response:

“It is a shame that left wing advocacy groups, under the guise of being supposed ‘media watchdogs’ weaponize social media against companies in an effort to stifle free speech. We continue to stand by and work with our advertisers through these unfortunate and unnecessary distractions.”

Original story below:

Over the weekend, Hollywood producer Judd Apatow had a scathing criticism of Fox News host Tucker Carlson who, according to Apatow, should lose advertisers because of his allegedly hateful rhetoric.

Apatow specifically targeted Pfizer and Subaru for supporting Carlson and retweeted a long list of other advertisers for Carlson’s show.

Apatow’s call came just after Carlson’s wife experienced harassment outside of their home in Washington, D.C.

He also attacked Fox News host Laura Ingraham, calling her and Carlson “toxic people.”

Apatow, as IJR has previously noted, has vehemently criticized President Donald Trump and made an inflammatory statement of his own.

Amid the migrant family crisis earlier this year, Apatow declared that Trump was a “Nazi” and that there was no point in debating it.

After Apatow’s tweet from the weekend, some criticized his request:

Breitbart editor Joel Pollak suggested that Apatow was hypocritical in that he wanted to shut down free speech.

“Why do people like @JuddApatow, who I know embraces free speech, decide it is ok to shut people down with whom they disagree? Do they lack faith in their own arguments?” Pollak asked.

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