Shoe Thrown At Milo Yiannopoulos In Australia Fetches $2,100 At Auction

Loud-mouthed, controversial, self-described 'provocateur' Milo Yiannopoloulos has certainly caused a bit of a stir during his visit to Australia.

Not only are some people pissed off at the comments he's made over the years, but the idea he was invited Down Under by Senator David Leyonhjelm at the taxpayer's expense seems to have really riled people up.

Despite the roaring chorus of opponents, thousands of people bought tickets to his Troll Academy Tour - and it seems like one person in particular wanted a seat just to do one thing: throw a shoe at Milo.

Credit: Milo Yiannopoloulos/Instagram

The protestor was dragged out of the Sydney show in Lilyfield, and his aim was a little off because instead of getting Milo, he ended up hitting a woman in the back of the head. But the British political commentator wasn't going to let the tossed shoe go to waste.

The 33-year-old has managed to auction it off for a whopping $2,100.

But instead of pocketing the small change, he decided to donate it to One Nation, describing leader Pauline Hanson as his 'big sis'.

Hanson certainly endorses Milo, who's made a name for himself for 'telling it like it is', which includes being against transgender people, and, despite being openly gay himself, thinks homosexuals should go back in the closet because 'gay rights have made us dumber'.

While the One Nation leader might not agree with those statements, she supports his alt-right world perspective, telling Sky News: "You've got to stand up to those who want to put you down, if you have a difference of opinion, you have a right to have that opinion.

"The left of politics are so abusive, aggressive and nasty.

"They feel that if you think anything differently to what they do, they've got to shut you down."

But when you're as loud-mouthed as he is, the critics are equally as deafening.

Hundreds of protestors clashed with police outside the Melbourne gig, with some even being capsicum sprayed to be subdued. Victoria Police assistant commissioner Stephen Leane said: "Both sides need to have a good hard look in the mirror at themselves.

"The right side came in smaller numbers and... they set about early to agitate."

According to, Milo will be charged $50,000 for requiring police to act as security. Police Minister Lisa Nevilla has told the site that's a common practice when someone needs that type of authority for an event.

Sources: Daily Mail, BBC,

Featured Image Credit: Milo Yiannopoloulos/Instagram

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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