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Amos Yee is kicked out of Illinois home for controversial opinions on pedophilia




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Singaporean teenager Amos Yee has apparently been kicked out of his Illinois home for airing controversial opinions supporting pedophilia online.

The 18-year-old, who had moved to Chicago after having been granted asylum in the US, received harsh criticism and even death threats after posting three videos on the topic, on 15, 17 and 20 November, entitled Why Pedophilia Is AlrightDon’t Discriminate Pedophiles, and Free Speech for the Pedophile respectively.

Yee said in his latest Facebook post that he was evicted from his Illinois home for argued that pedophilia is acceptable in principle in his videos on the matter.

Presently couch-surfing in Minnesota, Yee is desperately appealing for new accommodation but has a long list of requirements for potential homeowners to fulfill. These include:

“Whoever who owns the house be absolutely fine with me voicing controversial opinion #85 (Based on American law, me voicing controversial opinion #85 will not get me arrested or cause any people living with me (even if they’re kids) to receive any harassment in any way shape or form)
“You don’t kick me out of the place whenever I voice a political opinion you disagree with (I am a non-violent, pro-free speech, anti-religious, vegan, politically far-left Anarchist/libertarian socialist/anarcho-communist)
“Complete privacy – I can’t hear you at all, I can speak at talking volume 24/7, and I can occasionally do shouting noises during the day for some scenes in my videos.
“Walking distance (0-5 min walk) from food stores. If you have a bike I can use, then 0-5 min biking distance. Basically, I should be able to eat out without a car (Because I don’t have a driver’s license yet) in 5-10 min.
“Blank, non-intrusive walls/backgrounds where I can film my videos in front of which has enough distance between me infront of the background and a spot where I can place a camera on a tripod filming me.
“Chairs, tables, Wifi, Fridge, plates + utensils for use, washing machine, dryer + other basic house utilities.”
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Yee is willing to spend up to $400 per month for his new digs. He said that he will choose the location he will be staying at “based on how much the airplane fare is to get there, if I’m comfortable with the host, the price of the place, how cool the state is (My favorites are California and New York), if the place meets the requirements above etc.”

The teenager also assured his followers that he has plans for a variety of different videos in the future, including topics like religion, social justice warriors, immigration, and “how horrible Singapore is.” He added that his videos will not be restricted to his contentious opinions on pedophilia.

Super important message, I really need help:If you’ve been following my Youtube channel you would know I’ve been…

Posted by Amos Yee on Sunday, 10 December 2017


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