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Sandy Hook Mom Slams Megyn Kelly For Alex Jones Interview

By in Huffington Post on June 12, 2017

By Elyse Wanshel

A mother of one of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting is speaking out against Megyn Kelly and NBC News for an upcoming pre-taped television interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

In the past, Jones, a far-right radio personality, has called the massacre, in which 20 students and six school employees were murdered, “completely fake.” He also accused the parents of the young victims of being actors who pretended to mourn their children’s deaths.

“Sandy Hook is a completely fake, with actors, in my view, manufactured. I couldn’t believe it at first,” Jones said. “I know they had actors there clearly. But I thought they killed some real kids.”

Nelba Marquez-Greene lost her 6-year-old daughter Ana during the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy, and when she saw a clip released Sunday that promotes an interview between Kelly and Jones scheduled for next Sunday, she was completely outraged.

The grieving mother posted a series of tweets slamming Kelly and NBC for giving Jones a platform.

Hey @megynkelly , let me know if you want to give his victims equal air time. Promoting this fool is bad news. Do not encourage his abuse. https://t.co/WTJjFuSSuG

— Nelba Márquez-Greene (@Nelba_MG) June 12, 2017

Every week. 5 years later. Still harrased by truthers. You do NOT give crazy a platform. You’re better than this @nbc https://t.co/aIPM73FZgr

— Nelba Márquez-Greene (@Nelba_MG) June 12, 2017

In another tweet, Marquez-Greene pointed out that the airing of the Jones interview also happens to be Father’s Day, and the timing was especially cruel to the […]    

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