A questionable video of Breitbart senior editor and right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos seemingly excusing pederasty surfaced over the weekend:

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Amid growing pressure from the fallout, it was announced on Tuesday that Yiannopoulos had resigned from Breitbart:

“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, effective immediately. This decision is mine alone,” he wrote in a letter.

RELATED: The American Conservative Union released a statement about Milo Yiannopoulos keynoting CPAC

Following vocal outrage over the video, ACU chairman Matt Schlapp announced on Monday that the offer to keynote CPAC was officially rescinded:

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(H/T Mediaite)

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