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Sinclair Host Resigns After Threat to Sexually Assault David Hogg With ‘Hot Poker’

Jamie Allman, a conservative commentator at a Sinclair-owned television station, resigned after tweeting that he planned to sexually assault Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg with “a hot poker.”

Allman hosted a show on KDNL, a Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned ABC affiliate in St. Louis, as well as a morning FM radio show. He lost advertisers after the threat.

Asked if Allman had resigned, Ronn Torossian, a spokesperson for Sinclair said, “Yes, his show is cancelled and he is off the air immediately.”

Allman’s remarks also sparked advertisers to exit, including Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, St. Louis’ Palm Health, and St. Louis real estate office The Gellman Team, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

The resignation comes as Sinclair is under fire for requiring anchors to read a script bashing the news media and echoing talking points from President Trump. As a result, Sinclair is the target of a #SinclairStrike movement calling for a one-day walkout on May 15. Activists have also called for a Sinclair boycott.

The company hopes to acquire Tribune Media’s 42 local TV stations in a $3.9 billion deal, but still needs approval from the Department of Justice and Federal Communications Commission.

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