Laura Ingraham Twitter: Fox News Host Loses Advertisers For Making Fun Of Parkland Student

Television host Laura Ingraham is facing a major backlash from advertisers.

Many companies have backed out of advertising on her show after she made fun of a Parkland shooting survivor, David Hogg.

Laura Ingraham vs. David Hogg

Hogg was one of the hundreds of students that survived the Florida high school massacre that left 17 dead. He has been very outspoken about gun control and has served as a major voice in taking steps to prevent another tragic shooting.

One of his latest moves was speaking at the March For Our Lives protest in Washington, D.C. over the weekend. A photo of Hogg at the rally went viral as well as one of Ingraham’s comments about him.

While the movement has received lots of support, Ingraham made fun of Hogg. She said he was crying about not getting accepted into four major schools despite holding a 4.1 GPA.

It didn’t take Hogg long to respond on Twitter. He shared a list of 12 advertisers that support Ingraham’s show The Ingraham Angle with his more than 650,000 followers. He urged his followers to contact the companies and encourage them to back out in support of him.

Advertisers That Sided With David

It looks like Hogg’s efforts were successful. Various advertisers announced they will no longer support Ingraham’s show. TripAdvisor was one of the first companies that said it would stop running ads, adding that it does not “condone the inappropriate comments made by this broadcaster.”

Wayfair also spoke on its decision to remove advertisements from Ingraham’s show.

“The decision of an adult to personally criticize a high school student who has lost his classmates in an unspeakable tragedy is not consistent with our values,” stated Wayfair.

Streaming service Hulu also announced its decision to back out of its support for Ingraham. Nestle is also on the growing list of advertisers who will no longer support Ingraham. It said that it will not be purchasing any more ads.

Nutrish, a pet food company owned by celebrity chef Rachael Ray, also released a statement and said it was in the process of taking its ads from Ingraham’s series.

Interestingly enough, in a turn of events, Ingraham's fans and followers said they would no longer purchase items from the companies that are backing out of their support for Ingraham.

She Tries To Make It Right?

Ingraham issued an apology for her tweet and recognized that it could come across as offensive for Hogg and his classmates who experienced the tragedy. She even sent an invitation to Hogg to come on her show.

Hogg wasn’t so forgiving and said he would only accept her apology if Ingraham calls out Fox network for how it “has treated” Hogg and other teens that are involved in the fight against gun violence.

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