A series of talks by controversial conservative speakers being planned at UC Berkeley by right wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos appears to be falling apart as the Sunday kickoff date approaches.
For starters, UC Berkeley officials say only four speakers have confirmed their visit with the university.
At least four other speakers that Yiannopoulos had touted in press releases have said they were blindsided by their inclusion on the schedule and never intended to come.
Yiannopoulos insisted a bevy of high-profile speakers would be attending, but one of the most controversial names on the list — Ann Coulter — told the Los Angeles Times on Friday that she was “never” coming. Coulter almost spoke on campus earlier this year, but that engagement was scrapped at the last minute.
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