Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $965 million to people who suffered from his false claim that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax.
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Some plaintiffs hugged in the courtroom after the verdict was read. Jones wasn't there, but live video from the court played on a split screen on his Infowars show.
"Hey, folks, don't go buying big homes," he said.
The trial featured tearful testimony from parents and siblings of the victims, who told about how they were threatened and harassed for years by people who believed the lies told on Jones' show.
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