Seth Rogen Cancels on SiriusXM Press Tour: They’ve ‘Decided to Support Steve Bannon’
This week brought news that Breitbart’s Steve Bannon is returning to SiriusXM as a host on the Patriot Channel, and today one Hollywood A-lister made his outrage clear today.
Seth Rogen announced on Twitter that he’s canceling his SiriusXM press tour because of the platform’s support of Bannon:
I was supposed to do a press tour on @SIRIUSXM on teusday but I'm no longer doing it because I can't bring myself to appear on the same service that has decided to support Steve Bannon. Apologies to the shows I had to cancel. And fuck Steve Bannon.
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) December 8, 2017
Breitbart’s headline on this right now is “Seth Rogen Backs Out of SiriusXM Interviews after Being Triggered by Steve Bannon.”
UPDATE –– 5:05 pm ET: A SiriusXM spokesperson provided this statement to Mediaite:
“Since its inception, SiriusXM has promised to deliver a diversity of opinions and viewpoints, from conservative to progressive to everything in between. SiriusXM takes no political position of our own across our more than 175 channels, but we are here to provide an open forum no matter where listeners stand on the political spectrum. Free speech is vitally important. We ardently believe that by allowing a virtually unlimited platform of viewpoints, we are doing our best to uphold that core value.”
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