Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos appeared to defend pedophilia in video clips that emerged on social media Sunday, just days before his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

“In the homosexual world, particularly, some of those relationships between younger boys and older men — the sort of ‘coming of age’ relationship — those relationships in which those older men help those young boys discover who they are and give them security and safety and provide them with love and a reliable, sort of rock, where they can’t speak to their parents,” Yiannopoulos says in one of the videos.

“It sounds like Catholic priest molestation to me,” a man responds.

“And you know what. I’m grateful for Father Michael. I wouldn’t give nearly such good head if it wasn’t for him,” Yiannopoulos says, referring to oral sex.

On Monday, Schlapp released a statement saying Yiannopoulos had been disinvited to speak at the conference.

“Due to the revelation of an offensive video in the past 24 hours condoning pedophilia, the American Conservative Union has decided to rescind the invitation of Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference,” Schlapp said.

The alt-right figure defended relationships between young boys and men, alleging that pedophilia is not a “sexual attraction to someone who is 13 years old.”

“Pedophilia is attraction to children who have not reached puberty,” he says. “That is not what we’re talking about.”

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In a separate video, Yiannopoulos claims he was the predator when he had a sexual encounter with a priest when he was 14 years old.

After the videos surfaced, Yiannopoulos defended himself on Facebook, blaming the controversy on “sloppy phrasing” or “deceptive editing.”

“I do not support pedophilia. Period. It is a vile and disgusting crime, perhaps the very worst,” he wrote. “There are selectively edited videos doing the rounds, as part of a co-ordinated effort to discredit me from establishment Republicans, that suggest I am soft on the subject.”

He claims his sexually explicit comments about the priest was “an edgy” response to his own sexual abuse as a teenager.

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“I *did* joke about giving better head as a result of clerical sexual abuse committed against me when I was a teen,” he wrote. “If I choose to deal in an edgy way on an internet livestream with a crime I was the victim of that’s my prerogative. It’s no different to gallows humor from AIDS sufferers.”

CPAC announced over the weekend that Yiannopoulos would be speaking at the event.

“We think free speech includes hearing Milo’s important perspective,” Matt Schlapp, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, tweeted Saturday.

An ACU board member denounced the decision on Twitter.

“While I’m all for free speech, there is such a thing as vile, hateful speech that does not deserve a platform,” Ned Ryun tweeted.

He added: “There’s nothing about this that’s amusing. This isn’t about free speech. This is about basic decency.”

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