Thursday, April 14, 2016

Morgan Freeman Sparks Backlash After Saying He Was in ‘Jerusalem, Israel’

Actor Morgan Freedomaccidentally set off a Facebook comment war when he posted a picture of himself in Jerusalem with the tag “Jerusalem, Israel.”

The status of Jerusalem is contested, with both Israelis and Palestinians claiming the entire city as their capitol. Palestinians and their supporters responded with comments like, “Mr. Freeman welcome to the eternal and Struggling capital of the state of Palestine.”

Others were more direct. “It’s Palestine you fool,” said another ....