Conservative media commentator Tomi Lahren said she won’t “lay down and play dead” after her show was pulled from The Blaze last month.
In an interview with ABC News, Lahren said, “Let me go. Let me move on. I’m deeply hurt by what has happened, I’m disappointed in what has happened. But if this is the way that it is, let’s just part ways, cleanly.”
Lahren was suspended from The Blaze after she made her pro-choice position on abortion public while a guest on “The View.”
“You know what? I’m for limited government, so stay out of my guns, and you can stay out of my body, as well,” Lahren said on “The View.”
With a few million followers on her Facebook page and 700,000 on her Twitter account, Lahren has been shut off completely from her fan pages following the fallout with The Blaze. She told ABC that she simply wants to get back to work.
“I just want to work and have the freedom to put my voice out there, and I want to interact with my fans and followers. That’s all I want out of this.”
Lahren added that without her job she feels “lost.”
“It’s my job, this is my life,” she said. “Without that, I feel lost. When your outlet is taken away from you, when your catharsis is stripped from you and you don’t understand why, and you’re so disappointed and you’re so blindsided by it — it hurts.”
Lahren has filed a lawsuit against The Blaze which claims she has been terminated, but a statement from The Blaze said she is still under contract and she is still getting paid.
“It is puzzling that an employee who remains under contract (and is still being paid) has sued us for being fired, especially when we continue to comply fully with the terms of our agreement with her,” The Blaze said in a statement.
“I don’t consider myself a feminist,” Lahren said. “But boy, I won’t lay down and play dead, ever.”
H/T: The Hill
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