Right-wing radio host Alex Jones responds to Chobani lawsuit

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InfoWars screamer Alex Jones is having a bad month.

Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he's not backing down in response to a defamation lawsuit filed by Greek yogurt giant Chobani.

It then goes on to accuse Jones of defaming the company in a video, posted last year, that accused Chobani of "importing" unsafe men from the Middle East, resulting in the rape of a five-year-old girl (the incident made news in Twin Falls, Idaho), by the yogurt company's employees. The yogurt company is looking for at least $10,000 from Jones and InfoWars, arguing that they specifically wanted to hurt Chobani with the story and that they have "ignored requests to remove the inaccurate coverage".

"I'm not backing down, I'm never giving up, I love this", Jones said in the audio statement.

Jones published a response to the allegation on YouTube late Monday night, linking the lawsuit to George Soros.

Among the false statements Chobani's lawsuit alleges are "accusations that Chobani was "caught importing migrant rapists" and that Chobani's plant has brought "crime and tuberculosis" to the Twin Falls community".

Twin Falls is one of the two cities in Idaho with a refugee resettlement center.

While Alex Jones and his attorneys have contended that he leaves the "bombasity" of his Infowars persona at the office, Kelly Jones said Alex Jones spouts what she views as racist, homophobic and anti-women sentiments in both his public and private life and that their children have come to echo him.

Jones was laying out his theory that most people today are nothing more than children until they reach the age of 40 ... unlike himself, who achieved full manhood by the time he was 16 years old.

Ulukaya, a Turkish immigrant, has drawn threats for advocating for immigrants and refugees. Infowars, Breitbart News and other outlets sought to connect the incident to the refugees employed at the Chobani plant in town.

"In the video, Mr. Knight republishes the false statement that the Chobani plant brought crime and tuberculosis to the community", the suit said.

"(Jones) is no stranger to spurious statements.

Jones gained notoriety after claiming that the USA government planned the 9/11 attacks and faked the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT, where 26 students and educators died in 2012.



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