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Simon & Schuster has canceled the publication of Milo Yiannopoulos’ book “Dangerous” after he appeared to defend pedophilia in video clips that emerged on social media Sunday.

“After careful consideration, [Simon & Schuster and Threshold Editions] have cancelled publication of Dangerous by Milo Yiannopoulos,” Adam Rothberg, the publisher’s head of corporate communications, wrote on Twitter.

Yiannopoulos confirmed the news in a Facebook post.

“They canceled my book,” he wrote.

Yiannopoulos’ book deal was worth a reported $250,000 and was expected to be released in June.

“Dangerous” rose to No. 1 on Amazon in early February after critics threatened to boycott the publisher over the deal.

As of Monday evening it was No. 85 on the list of best-sellers, based on pre-orders.

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