kylie jenner to gal gadot stars paying price for taking sides in israel gaza war
Hollywood celebrities are paying the price for taking sides in the Israel-Hamas conflict. Many celebrities are slammed on social media for taking sides amid the war. Some celebrities post “Free Palestine”, while some celebrities post “I stand with Israel”. Both supporters face consequences of the conflict.
From Kylie Jenner to Gal Gadot, celebrities are struggling to raise their voices. Recently, Israeli-American actress Gal Gadot, best known for starring in “Wonder Woman”, raised her voice against Hamas. What happened to her?
Celebrities Paying Price For Taking Sides In Israel-Gaza War
Gal Gadot slammed the international community and feminists for their silence over the widespread sexual violence of October 7 victims. She said on Instagram, “The world has failed the women of October 7th. We claim we stand against rape and violence against women. We will not let women be victimized and then silenced.”
She slammed Hamas for committing crimes against Israeli women. However, she received backlash from Hamas and Palestinian supporters.
Palestinian-American model Gigi Hadid also made controversial remarks regarding the conflict. She openly supported Palestinians and Hamas. She accused Israel of long-standing violence against Palestinians and said, “Israel keeps children as prisoners of war.” Israel condemned Gigi Hadid’s statements and asked her to show proof. Later on, she apologized to the fans. A social media user commented, “Stop spreading lies. You and your sisters are antisemitic.”
Kylie Jenner, the half-sister of socialite Kim Kardashian, pledged her support for Israel shortly after October 7. She shared a pro-Israeli post on her Instagram. After receiving backlash from Palestinian supporters, she deleted the post.
Susan Sarandon, the Academy Award-winning actress, was dropped by United Talent Agency after making comments on the Israel-Hamas war that some deemed antisemitic. She made a comment at a pro-Palestinian rally. She openly criticized Israel. Later on, she apologized for her behavior.
Melissa Barrera, the Mexican-born actress and the star of the fifth and sixth installments of the “Scream” franchise, was cut from the cast of the seventh by the producers. Spyglass Media Group, the production company behind the upcoming “Scream VII,” confirmed her exit. She had posted statements on Instagram Stories calling the ongoing war “genocide and ethnic cleansing.” The producer of the “Scream” franchise said they had “zero tolerance for anti-Semitism and incitement to hatred”.
As the conflict between Hamas fighters and Israeli authorities continue, the stance of celebrities and their influence on public opinion could play a critical role in shaping the narrative.