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Milo Yiannopoulos files $10M suit against Simon & Schuster for pulling his book deal

The conservative firebrand — who made a name for himself by attacking feminists, fat people, Muslims and Black Lives Matter — ultimately decided to self-publish his memoir.

Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos revealed Friday that he’s suing Simon & Schuster for yanking his book deal.

The publisher put the kibosh on Yiannopoulos’ $255,000 contract in February after videos surfaced of him condoning sexual relationships between teenage boys and grown men.

The remarks also cost Yiannopoulos a speaker slot at the Conservative Political Action Conference and prompted his resignation from alt-right news site Breitbart.

More than 50 supporters showed up outside Simon & Schuster’s Midtown office to hear Yiannopoulos blast the publisher, claiming it cowed to pressure from the “liberal media.”

In the lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Yiannopoulos said Simon & Schuster’s decision was fueled by the controversy — not the actual content of his book, “Dangerous.”

“Simon & Schuster’s termination of the Yiannopoulos’ book contract had nothing to do with the content of the Dangerous manuscript, and everything to do with the firestorm of controversy around Yiannopoulos, his well-known reputation for political incorrectness, and Simon & Schuster’s announcement of plans to publish his book,” the suit says.

The suit seeks $10 million for breach of contract.

In a statement, Simon & Schuster dismissed Yiannopoulos’ suit as a publicity stunt.

“Although we have not been officially served, we believe that Yiannopoulos’s lawsuit is publicity driven and entirely without merit,” it said. “Simon & Schuster will vigorously defend itself against any such action, and fully expects to prevail in court.”

The conservative firebrand — who made a name for himself by attacking feminists, fat people, Muslims and Black Lives Matter — ultimately decided to self-publish his memoir.

Released on July 4, it shot to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list.

The 288-page book, which includes chapters such as “Why Feminists Hate Me” and “Why the Media Hates Me,” was ranked No. 3 on Friday.

“Imagine how many more copies I would have sold if the entire liberal media and publishing industries were not dedicated to my destruction,” Yiannopoulos said before leading his supporters on a wet march to the CNN headquarters.