Advertisers abandon Laura Ingraham’s Fox show after she mocks Parkland survivor

Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, left, and Rich Schultz

Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, left, and Rich Schultz

Fox News' Laura Ingraham is losing advertisers after mocking a survivor of the Parkland high school shooting during a Twitter feud that erupted between the conservative TV host and David Hogg.

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Hogg, a survivor-turned-gun-control activist, lost 14 of his classmates in the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, a massacre that claimed 17 lives in total.

At least 11 advertisers, including Wayfair, Nestle, Hulu and TripAdvisor, have pulled their commercials from "The Ingraham Angle" since Wednesday when Ingraham posted a tweet making fun of the high school senior.

“David Hogg rejected by four colleges to which he applied and whines about it,” Ingraham tweeted.

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Hogg responded with a tweet urging Ingraham’s advertisers to drop the host, and they started complying.

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By Thursday Ingraham issued an apology to Hogg, but he rejected it, contending she was more concerned with losing revenue than with making a sincere apology. He said the only way he’d accept her apology was if she apologized for the way Fox News has treated his friends.

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"It's time to love thy neighbor, not mudsling at children," Hogg said.

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