Published: Mon, November 13, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Six Companies Won't Advertise On 'Hannity' After Roy Moore Interview

Six Companies Won't Advertise On 'Hannity' After Roy Moore Interview

You are now sponsoring Sean Hannity's show.

Moore, 70, has been publicly accused in a deeply sourced report from the Washington Post of having sexually pursued multiple teenage girls while in his early 30s, including a particularly detailed allegation that he molested a 14-year-old. "We are adjusting our media buy to no longer include this show placement", read a tweet by Realtor.com in response to a tweet that was critical of Hannity.

"While we continually strategize on where we advertise on and offline, we are not now, and will not be running TV ads on Hannity", the company wrote in a tweet, tagging Media Matters' Twitter handle to make sure the activists saw it.

Realtor.com and Keurig both said they are stopping their ads from airing during the show after being questioned about the advertisements on Twitter.

"Thanks for bringing this to our attention".


It's not entirely clear if this means Keurig is only pulling ads from Hannity's radio show but will continue to advertise on TV during "Hannity".

While the decision drew praise from some quarters, fans of Hannity or his show called for their own boycott with the hashtag #BoycottKeurig. Some Twitter users posted videos of themselves smashing their Keurig coffee makers.

'Dear Other Companies Considering Pulling Ads from Hannity: You too can be number one trending topic on Twitter for nationwide boycott, supported by half the country.

The current rush of companies pulling ads from Hannity's show is related to his recent commentary on the sexual misconduct allegations against Moore, now running for U.S. Senate as a Republican against Democratic challenger Doug Jones. Make our day, ' wrote another.

The 70-year-old former Alabama Supreme Court Judge is now Republican party's nominee to take over a senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, who became head of the Justice Department in the Trump administration in January.

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