Sean Hannity's Fox News Show Losing Advertisers Over Roy Moore Coverage

13 November, 2017, 04:26 | Author: Leticia Walters
  • Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore has denied sexual harassment allegations from four women when they were merely teens

Hannity said he misspoke and his comment was misinterpreted. "We worked with our media partner and FOX news to stop our ad from airing during the Sean Hannity Show", Keurig responded.

Two companies - Realtor.com and Keurig - announced Saturday that they will no longer advertise on the show, according to The Hill.

The news didn't go over well with any of Hannity's viewers who started a new hashtag titled, #BoycottKeurig, to protest the company's decision to retract their ads from his show. Moore has denied all allegations.

As advertisers flee from far-right Fox News host Sean Hannity over his defense of Roy Moore, Alabama's Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate who stands accused of child sex assault, Hannity fans have found a freakish way of showing their support: Smashing their own stuff. The #BoycottKeurig hasthtag is now trending on Twitter and you can find some fun videos of people destroying their coffee makers if you've got some time to kill today.

Moore is accused of making sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl while he was a 32-year-old attorney, in addition to pursuing romantic (although not sexual) relationships with other teenage girls around the same time.

Fox News has yet to comment on the matter and a representative was not immediately available for a reply.

On Hannity's radio show last week, Moore claimed that the allegations are both false and misleading.

The liberal advocacy group Media Matters has for months been pressuring Hannity's advertisers to take back their dollars over the Fox host's fixation on conspiracy theories, especially his promotion of the unproven idea that Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich was murdered previous year over a supposed role in leaking party documents. Some of the sponsors have pulled advertising in the wake of the criticism. As you may already know, many men have been accused of similar crimes lately including, most recently, Louis CK and Kevin Spacey.

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