After tapping Beyoncé as headliner, Coachella owner exposed for funding hate groups

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Coachella 2017 sold out all its tickets in just three hours after the news broke that Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead would be headlining the California festival.

But just where is all that money going?

The ticket profits go to benefit AEG, a company founded by oil and entertainment magnate Philip Anschutz, who has historically been one of the biggest Republican donors in the United States. What's more, Anschutz has donated plenty of money over the years to groups that have been called extremist hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 16: Paris Hilton is seen at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 16: Kendall Jenner is seen at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 15: Singer Ellie Goulding poses backstage during day 1 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 15, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 16: Brooklyn Beckham is seen at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 16: Chanel Iman is seen at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
PALM SPRINGS, CA - APRIL 15: Suki Waterhouse wearing Hunter Original Black Bomber jacket and Hunter Original Slides in Coachella Valley, California on April 15, 2016. (Photo by Rachel Murray/WireImage)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 16: Patrick Schwarzenegger is seen at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Singer Rihanna performs on day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Coachella)
PALM SPRINGS, CA - APRIL 17: Jack Lawless, Kat Graham, JinJoo Lee, Joe Jonas and Cole Whittle attend The Las Vegas #WHHSH Music Lounge Palm Springs During Coachella at Ingleside Inn on April 17, 2016 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for The BMF Media Group)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Diplo performs during Major Lazer onstage during day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Musician Sia performs onstage during day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Singer Alessia Cara performs onstage during day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Musician Matthew Healy of The 1975 performs onstage during day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Singer Tei Shi performs onstage during day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 16: Courtney Sixx heads to the Coachella Festival on April 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by TSM/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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The Anschutz Foundation gave a combined $190,000 to Alliance Defending Freedom, the National Christian Foundation, and the Family Research Council between 2010 and 2013. For reference, the LGBT organization Freedom For All Americans has reported that ADF "has equated being LGBT with committing incest and beastiality."

While Anschutz has not donated any money to Donald Trump, he did give $2,000 to Vice President-elect Mike Pence in 2006. But he was part of the infamous think tank of Tim Cook, Elon Musk, Paul Ryan, and Karl Rove, all of whom came together to try to brainstorm how best to prevent Trump from getting the Republican nomination.

Representatives for Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, and Radiohead have not yet commented on Anschutz's donation history, which stands in stark contrast to the liberal stands that these artists have made in the political sphere.

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