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David Hogg Rejects Laura Ingraham’s Apology: You’re Just Trying to ‘Save Your Advertisers’

After Fox News host Laura Ingraham faced backlash for taunting Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg for his college application rejections, she decided to apologize — but it seems her apology was rejected as well.

On Wednesday, she tweeted about Hogg, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, who revealed that he had been denied admission into four colleges despite a 4.1 GPA.

In response, Hogg went after Ingraham’s advertisers, calling for a boycott of her primetime show. A number of big names — TripAdvisor, Nutrish, Wayfair and and Nestle — announced they would all be pulling ads from the show.

It didn’t take long for Ingraham to apologize, “in the spirit of Holy Week.” She praised Hogg’s grades and his “poised” behavior following the Parkland massacre.

But Hogg says he’d not buying it, and that Ingraham’s apology wasn’t enough to smooth things over.

“She only apologized after we went after her advertisers,” he told the New York Times. “It kind of speaks for itself.”

“I’m not going to stoop to her level and go after her on a personal level,” he added. “I’m going to go after her advertisers.”

Hogg followed up those comments in a tweet:

TripAdvisor has already made clear that it will pull its advertising from the show, saying it does not “condone the inappropriate remarks made by this broadcaster,” The New York Times reported.

Nutrish said it is already “in the process of removing our ads from Laura Ingraham’s program.”

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