Boycott Breitbart: Seth Rogen is Refusing to Appear on Sirius XM, Which He Accuses of 'Supporting' Steve Bannon

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Seth Rogen, attends the Premiere of And Action!'s 'Dumpster Diving' at Cinemark Playa Vista on August 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Getty Images

Actor Seth Rogen announced that he is withdrawing from a SiriusXM press tour because it was hosting a radio show by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

In a tweet Friday, Rogen said he won't "appear on the same service that has decided to support Steve Bannon."

"I was supposed to do a press tour on @SIRIUSXM on teusday [sic] but I'm no longer doing it because I can't bring myself to appear on the same service that has decided to support Steve Bannon," the actor said via Twitter. "Apologies to the shows I had to cancel. And fuck Steve Bannon."

Earlier it had emerged that Bannon was set to return to hosting the Breitbart News Daily show on the network's Patriot channel.

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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon participates in a Hudson Institute conference on "Countering Violent Extremism: Qatar, Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood" in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Bannon returned to his position as executive at the far-right news network after leaving the White House in August. He had hosted the radio show prior to joining Trump's campaign team in 2016.

A controversial figure at the heart of the nationalist revolt in American conservatism, Bannon has faced criticism for cultivating the alt-right – a white nationalist and anti-establishment movement - during his time at Breitbart.

More than 2,000 advertisers have severed ties with Breitbart in recent months, according to Sleeping Giants, a grassroots pressure group that campaigns for the boycott of media organizations accused of racism or sexism.

Rogen, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, is currently promoting his movie The Disaster Artist.

In a statement to the Huffington Post, SiriousXM responded to Rogen's comments.

"Since its inception, SiriusXM has promised to deliver a diversity of opinions and viewpoints, from conservative to progressive to everything in between," said spokesman Patrick Reilly.

"SiriusXM takes no political position of our own across our more than 175 channels, but we are here to provide an open forum no matter where listeners stand on the political spectrum," Reilly said. "Free speech is vitally important. We ardently believe that by allowing a virtually unlimited platform of viewpoints, we are doing our best to uphold that core value."

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