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Susan Sarandon apologizes for anti-Israel comments – ‘It was a terrible mistake’

The famous actress, Susan Sarandonwas alarmed by the massive backlash her anti-Israel comments provoked and backtracked, apologizing “for what she said.”

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon had said speaking at an event in Union Square on November 17 on the occasion of the Hamas attack that in Israel: “they get a taste of what it’s like to be a Muslim in the US».

The actress entered the eye of the storm with these statements and… she heard a lot of things.

Susan Sarandon took a stand last night (1.12.2023) on the whole issue with her post on Instagram and apologized for what she had said about Israel.

In fact, she stated that her choice of words was a “terrible mistake».

That sentence was a terrible mistakeas it implies that until recently Jews were outsiders to persecution, when the opposite is true,” wrote Susan Sarandon in her Instagram post

“As we all know, from centuries of oppression and genocide in Europe, to the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, Jews have long known discrimination and religious violence that continues to this day,” Susan Sarandon said.

The actress claimed she had not planned to speak at the rally but was invited on stage to say a few words as she was at the rally with a “diverse group of activists seeking to highlight the urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza and call for a pause” and noted that she regretted cutting reality and “the people who it hurt with her comments”

I will continue my commitment to peace, truth, justice and compassion for all people. I hope we can meet with love and a willingness to dialogue, especially with those with whom we disagree,” her message concluded.


Source: News Beast

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