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Brave students formed a human chain around a University of California, Davis auditorium where Breitbart tech editor/internet troll Milo Yiannapolous and disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli were scheduled to speak Friday night.
Protesters stormed the auditorum and demanded the event be shut down, which was organized by the university's Republican group. After crowds broke their barricades, a human chain was formed, and a protester gained access to the auditorium before the event began, the GOP group canceled the event.
Shkreli, who put lives in danger by inflating the price of an HIV drug by 5,000 percent, was berated when he left the venue; Yiannapolous later claimed the event was canceled "after violence from left-wing protestors."
Like many things that come out of Yiannapolous's mouth, that was a lie.
"Despite some reports, there were no broken windows or other property damage during the protest," the university said in a statement, reported by CNN. "Earlier in the evening, one person was arrested inside the venue. No further arrests were made."
Internet troll Yiannapolous is infamous for berating people of color and transgender people; his abuse was so virulent he was permanently banned from Twitter. Shkreli was just suspended from Twitter for harassing a young female journalist.