Laura Ingraham Forced To Apologize To David Hogg After Advertisers Flee

Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologized for mocking school shooting survivor David Hogg after advertisers began to exit.

After mocking Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg on Twitter Wednesday, and subsequently losing three advertisers, Fox News host Laura Ingraham issued an apology Thursday.

The apology comes after Ingraham faced backlash after she posted a tweet critical of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School studen David Hogg, who has become a vocal advocate for gun control since the mass shooting last month.

After Ingraham tweeted a story from Daily Wire about four colleges rejecting Hogg's applications, Hogg returned fire by posting a list of the Fox host's top sponsors with instructions to his followers to start making phone calls.

So far at least three of those sponsors have indicated they will pull commercials from Ingraham's show, including Wayfair, TripAdvisor and pet food brand Nutrish.

Hogg, along with other Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, have experienced increased vitriol from right-wing figures as they remain determined to force change in U.S. gun control laws.

As The Hill notes, Breitbart News and Alex Jones' InfoWars have gone so far as comparing Hogg to Adolf Hitler.

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