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Far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos appears on Q&A against Jordan Peterson

Far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos slams controversial psychologist on Q&A for labelling him a racist – but ABC viewers are outraged at the ‘Right Wing UFC Nightmare Match’

  • Far-right poster boy was given free reign to question another controversial man
  • Jordan Peterson is known for provocative and often hard line stances on topics
  • Miami-based Yiannopoulos completed a number of speaking tours in Australia

Viewers of ABC’s Q&A have been left outraged after far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos posed a question to an equally controversial psychologist on the show.  

Viewers complained after the show allowed a pre-recorded message from Yiannopoulos to be aired where he slammed Jordan Peterson for labelling him a racist in a separate interview.

Dr Peterson is known for provocative and often hard line stances on a number of debates, including most recently refusing to refer to transgender people with their preferred pronouns.

Disappointed viewers voiced their complaints after the show allowed a pre-recorded message from Yiannopoulos to be aired where he slammed Jordan Peterson (pictured) for labelling him a racist in a separate interview

Yiannopoulos honed in on an interview Dr Peterson did with the New York Times where he questioned whether the outspoken speaker was a racist

Yiannopoulos honed in on an interview Dr Peterson did with the New York Times where he questioned whether the outspoken speaker was a racist

Yiannopoulos honed in on an interview Dr Peterson took part in with the New York Times where he suggested the outspoken speaker was a racist. 

‘You talk a good game about standing up for men and for boys and you’ve certainly amassed a big army of them, but a few of us have been wondering with your silence on (Brett) Kavanaugh and the innocent Covington boys,’ Yiannopoulos asked.  

‘Can you explain why, although you talk a good game about standing up against social justice warriors and the chaotic feminists, when it comes down to it you always seem to either fold, stay silent or betray your allies?’

Viewers of ABC's Q&A have been left outraged after the program let far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos question an equally controversial psychologist on the show

Viewers of ABC’s Q&A have been left outraged after the program let far-right poster boy Milo Yiannopoulos question an equally controversial psychologist on the show

Dr Peterson joined the Q&A panel on Monday night. He shot to fame with his controversial opinions

Dr Peterson joined the Q&A panel on Monday night. He shot to fame with his controversial opinions

Mr Yiannopoulos embarked on his second tour of Australia in November 2018, supposedly to 'save glorious Australians'

Mr Yiannopoulos embarked on his second tour of Australia in November 2018, supposedly to ‘save glorious Australians’

Dr Peterson was quick to accept fault for questioning if Yiannapoulos was a racist, but said the other accusations were completely unjustified.

Viewers were quick to point out the entire situation felt as though it had been overly dramatised.

One outraged viewer described it as a ‘right wing UFC nightmare match’ while another pointed out the eerie similarities between the episode and this season of Married At First Sight, which has been marred by scripting scandals.  

Miami-based Yiannopoulos has completed a number of speaking tours in Australia in the past and Dr Peterson is about to embark on a sold out tour of the country.

Miami-based Yiannopoulos has completed a number of speaking tours in Australia

Miami-based Yiannopoulos has completed a number of speaking tours in Australia

Viewers were quick to point out the entire situation felt as though it had been overly dramatised

Viewers were quick to point out the entire situation felt as though it had been overly dramatised

Both men have amassed an enormous following – predominately young men – as a result of their hard line rhetoric.

Mr Yiannopoulos embarked on his second tour of Australia in November 2018, supposedly to ‘save glorious Australians’ from ‘bonkers feminists of the American culture wars and the wacky social justice warriors who want to hand Western civilization over to Muslims and race-baiters’. 

During his Sydney show, Mr Yiannopoulos attracted 100 protesters who chanted ‘F*** off Nazi’ in violent scenes that led to seven arrests. Inside the venue, an audience member threw a shoe at him during his speech.

The controversial star sparked violent protests at his sold out shows across Australia

The controversial star sparked violent protests at his sold out shows across Australia

 



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