The amount that Alex Jones has to pay has increased significantly. If you’re not aware, Alex was being sued for defamation by the parents of one of the children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, as he called the entire thing a hoax for years.
At first, the InfoWars host was ordered to pay just $4.1 million. However, that amount has increased to $49.3 million. Click inside to read more… According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Texas jury on re-assessed the final total that Alex would be paying out to the parents of a first-grader who was killed in the tragedy. Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, whose 6-year-old son Jesse Lewis was among 19 children and six educators killed in the deadliest classroom shooting in U.S.
history, were seeking $150 million. This marks the first time that Alex will be financially liable for peddling lies about the 2012 attack in Newtown, Connecticut.Read more on justjared.com