Bad Week For Gavin McInnes: YouTube Account Deleted, Show Cancelled

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It’s been a bad few days for Proud Boys founder and far-right media personality Gavin McInnes.

On Saturday, according to The Hill, Blaze Media — the week-old fusion of Mark Levin’s CRTV and Glenn Beck’s The Blaze — announced it “no long has a relationship” with McInnes to make a show based on his podcast of the same name, “Get Off My Lawn.”

Then, on Monday, per the Daily Beast, YouTube deleted McInnes’ account “due to multiple third-party notifications of copyright infringement,” leaving the Vice Media co-founder without any major social media platform.

In November, reports emerged that McInnes had been denied an Australian visa on the grounds of his character.

In October, the NYPD open a criminal probe of the Proud Boys after several members engaged in a brawl following an event of McInnes’ at the Metropolitan Republican Club. Police now count nine Proud Boys arrested as a result of the fight.

After reports that the FBI had designated the Proud Boys an extremist group — which the FBI later denied — McInnes said he had quit the group.

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