Gun management activist David Hogg — a survivor of the Parkland faculty bloodbath — stated Thursday he’ll launch his personal pillow firm to compete with Mike Lindell, the conservative CEO of MyPillow.
Hogg, 20 — who was a Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty scholar through the slaughter in 2018 — tweeted that he’ll group up with the progressive tech entrepreneur William LeGate in an effort to create a rival pillow agency.
“This pillow battle simply acquired very actual,” Hogg tweeted Thursday — calling it “progressive competitors” for Lindell, who was banned from Twitter final week for spreading conspiracy theories about voter fraud.
Hogg claims his yet-to-be named firm may put Lindell, who hawks patented foam pillows on infomercials, out of enterprise.
“[LaGate] and I can and can run a greater enterprise and make a greater product all with extra joyful workers than Mike the pillow man whereas creating US primarily based Union jobs and serving to folks,” Hogg tweeted. “We additionally hope to rent previously incarcerated folks, vets and the employees from my pillow within the case we put them out of enterprise.”
He added, “The web site will probably be up in a pair weeks we’re very a lot within the early levels proper now.”
However Lindell, 59, isn’t anxious about potential rivals within the pillow world, he stated Thursday.
“Good for them. … Nothing unsuitable with competitors that doesn’t infringe on somebody’s patent,” he advised Axios.