Katie Hopkins joins far-right Canadian website Rebel Media
Katie Hopkins, the previous Mail Online columnist, has joined far-right Canadian website the Rebel Media, the place Tommy Robinson, the founding father of the English Defence League, can also be a contributor.
Hopkins will write a daily column via a brand new website known as Hopkins World and also will contribute video commentaries and investigative stories.
She parted methods with Mail Online, the sister website of the Daily Mail, final yr after the website didn’t renew her contract.
Hopkins rose to fame by showing within the third collection of the Apprentice and wrote for the Mail Online for 2 years after leaving the Sun. But her columns and tweets have led to her being accused of publishing deliberate provocation relatively than respectable commentary.
One of her most controversial items concerned evaluating African migrants crossing the Mediterranean to “cockroaches” and calling for gunboats to cease migrants reaching their vacation spot.
The day after it emerged that Hopkins had left Mail Online the website apologised and mentioned it had agreed to pay “substantial damages” to a instructor whom the columnist had falsely accused of taking her class to a Donald Trump protest in Westminster.
Hopkins mentioned the purpose of Hopkins World is to “tell the stories not being told”.
She mentioned in her first column: “When so many platforms are beneath the management of the Saudis, tied to fickle business advertisers or beholden to particular pursuits and spiritual lobbyists, it’s a actual thrill to discover a place for us to talk with out censorship.
“If you hear your self saying: ‘I’m not alleged to say this, however …’ then I’m right here to reassure you that you’re. Your views matter. You matter.
“With this platform provided by Rebel Media, and the kind support of my sponsors, subscribers, and adversaries, we will be heard.”
Rebel Media was based by Ezra Levant, a Canadian broadcaster and political activist.
Robinson presents the Tommy Robinson Show on the Rebel Media. In December, articles selling the present included the headlines “Tommy Robinson: Attack of the Muslim Social Justice Warriors” and “Tommy Robinson Show: Investigating the UK Muslim charity staging a ‘halal’ Christmas pantomime”.
The lead story on the Rebel Media’s website on Wednesday night was “New California textbooks turn historical figures gay, trans.”