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Amid Mike Lindell's Money Problems, MyPillow Evicted

Though Lindell says the move has nothing to do with financial issues

(Newser) - Election denier Mike Lindell is facing a number of financial problems—he's been ordered to pay the winner of a contest he staged $5 million; his lawyers say he also owes them millions; and the company he founded, MyPillow, has been struggling —but he says a recent eviction...

Judge Orders Lindell to Pay Contest Winner $5M

MyPillow founder says he'll appeal

(Newser) - A federal judge on Wednesday affirmed a $5 million arbitration award against MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell in favor of a software engineer who challenged data that Lindell said proves China interfered in the 2020 US presidential election and tipped the outcome to Joe Biden. Lindell said he plans to...

Mike Lindell's Lawyers Say He Owes Them Millions

Law firms are seeking to dump the MyPillow founder as a client

(Newser) - Lawyers representing MyPillow founder and conservative conspiracy theorist Mike Lindell want to dump him as a client after, they allege, he stopped paying his bills to the tune of millions. Two law firms, Minnesota-based Parker Daniels Kibort and Washington-based Lewin and Lewin, have informed federal judges that Lindell owes millions...

MyPillow Is Selling Off Pillow-Making Equipment

Mike Lindell says company lost sales after 'massive, massive cancellation'

(Newser) - Hard times at MyPillow: Sales have slumped so much amid founder and CEO Mike Lindell's support of Donald Trump's election fraud claims that the company is selling off some of its pillow-making equipment. More than 850 items of "surplus equipment," including sewing machines and industrial fabric...

Contest Winner Asks Court to Force Lindell to Pay Up

'It’s kind of put up or shut up time for Mr. Lindell'

(Newser) - A computer forensics expert who debunked data that Mike Lindell claimed proved there was interference in the 2020 election is taking the MyPillow CEO to federal court. Lindell failed to meet an arbitration panel's deadline of May 19 to pay $5 million to Robert Zeidman, the Washington Post reports....

Mike Lindell Rips Into 'Absolutely Disgusting' Walmart

MyPillow CEO isn't happy that retailer has yanked his company's products off store shelves

(Newser) - If you're looking for a new pillow at Walmart, you won't find one particular brand anymore on the shelves. The retailer says it has removed all MyPillow products—which include not only pillows, but also sheets, towels, and mattresses—from its brick-and-mortar stores, though a spokesperson tells the...

Report: MyPillow CEO Couldn't Enter Canada With Pillows

After truck with 10K pillows refused entry, Mike Lindell says he'll drop them by parachute

(Newser) - It started with an announcement over the weekend. "All of our employees are busy making pillows right now for the truckers in Canada," MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell declared on Saturday, relaying his plans to try to get his company's wares through to those protesting anti-vaccine mandates and...

MyPillow CEO Says He Was Attacked at Hotel

Mike Lindell's 'cyber symposium' was a bust

(Newser) - MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he was attacked Wednesday night at a hotel in South Dakota, where he has been holding a three-day "cyber symposium" on his election fraud claims. "I’m OK. It hurts a little bit," Lindell told attendees at the Sioux Falls event Thursday...

Lindell's Latest Dispute Is With Network That Helped Make Him

MyPillow CEO says he's pulling ads from Fox after he claims it wouldn't air commercial

(Newser) - Mike Lindell says he has proof the presidency was stolen from Donald Trump in 2020, and next month he's set to livestream a cyber symposium that will allegedly present said proof. It's his commercial promoting the event, however, that's at the center of a dispute with Fox...

MyPillow Founder 'Very Happy' to Be Sued for $1.3B

Dominion Voting Systems goes after Mike Lindell, too

(Newser) - "Please sue me," Mike Lindell said in January. On Monday, Dominion Voting Systems obliged in a big way, filing a $1.3 billion defamation suit against the founder of MyPillow, reports Forbes . The staunch ally of former President Trump has kept up his allegations that Dominion rigged its...

Parkland Survivor to Compete With Trump Supporter

David Hogg launches a company to take on Mike Lindell and MyPillow

(Newser) - A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting in 2018 is going after a Trump supporter on his own playing field. David Hogg announced Thursday that he's launching a company to compete with MyPillow, Axios reports. That company's chief executive is Mike Lindell, who insists the presidential...

Newsmax Anchor Walks Off Set During Mike Lindell Interview

Bob Sellers gets fed up as Lindell continues to make false claims of election fraud

(Newser) - Even the Trump-friendly Newsmax has apparently had it with Mike Lindell, or at least one of its anchors has. The MyPillow CEO, who continues to insist the presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump, was interviewed on the right-wing cable network Tuesday and, in what USA Today refers to as...

Twitter Boots MyPillow's Corporate Account for 'Ban Evasion'

Lindell used company's account to tell Twitter CEO he should be in prison

(Newser) - MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell tried to use the company account to get around his ban from Twitter—and ended up getting the company account banned as well. A Twitter spokesperson tells Mashable that the MyPillow corporate account "was permanently suspended for violating our ban evasion policy." Lindell, who...

Twitter Boots MyPillow CEO
Twitter Boots MyPillow CEO

Twitter Boots MyPillow CEO

Mike Lindell, considering a gubernatorial bid, is off the platform for good

(Newser) - Twitter has banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell—for good. A rep for the social media platform confirmed late Monday that Lindell's account had been permanently suspended "for repeated violations of our civic integrity policy." That policy was buffed up after the Jan. 6 riot at the...

Dominion Voting Systems to MyPillow CEO: Stop It

Voting machine company threatens to sue Mike Lindell

(Newser) - The MyPillow founder is now tied up in the Dominion Voting Systems drama. Dominion has officially warned Mike Lindell that it will quite likely be suing him as Trump allies continue to falsely claim that the company's voting machines were rigged to flip votes from President Trump to Joe...

MyPillow CEO Visits WH, Brings Notes Hinting at 'Martial Law'

Photographer's snapshot of Mike Lindell's paperwork offered up some very interesting tidbits

(Newser) - The MyPillow guy hinting at martial law? That's apparently how it looked after a visit by Mike Lindell to the White House on Friday, when a Washington Post photographer caught a shot of the CEO's notes as he entered the West Wing. Jabin Botsford was the one who...

Surprise Face at Virus Presser May Soon Enter Political Arena

Source says Trump is encouraging MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to run for governor of Minnesota

(Newser) - His company's ads proliferate on Fox News . Now, Mike Lindell, CEO of the MyPillow manufacturing company based in Minnesota, may be getting a push into politics from none other than the president of the United States. Lindell spoke at Trump's coronavirus briefing Monday and immediately caused a stir,...

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