Milo Yiannopoulos announces 'huge' comeback tour
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Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on Friday announced that he is planning a "huge" comeback tour later this year following his resignation from Breitbart News in February.

"In light of recent controversies, I am planning a huge multi-day event called MILO'S FREE SPEECH WEEK in Berkeley later this year," Yiannopoulos wrote on his Facebook page.

"We will hold talks and rallies and throw massive parties, all in the name of free expression and the First Amendment. All will be welcome, regardless of political affiliation," he added.


Yiannopoulos announced his resignation as tech editor of Breitbart News following a controversy surrounding his years-old comments on sexual relationships between "younger boys and older men."

"I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my colleagues' important reporting, so today I am resigning from Breitbart ... This decision is mine alone," Yiannopoulos said in a statement in February.

According to Yiannopoulos, the comeback tour will feature events at the UC Berkeley campus and present a new free speech prize.

Berkeley faced controversy over the former Breitbart editor earlier this year after a scheduled event featuring Yiannopoulos was cancelled due to widespread protests on campus.

"If UC Berkeley does not actively assist us in the planning and execution of this event, we will extend festivities to an entire month,"  Yiannopoulos warned.
"We will establish a tent city on Sproul Plaza protesting the university's total dereliction of its duty and encourage students at other universities to follow suit," he added.