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Mon Feb 25, 2013, 03:28 PM

Anti-Defamation League Slams Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Jews Control Hollywood’ Joke

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, February 25, 2013 15:19 EST

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Monday blasted an Oscars sketch in which potty-mouthed film star bear Ted joked about Jews in Hollywood, calling it “offensive and not remotely funny.”

The anti-Semitism watchdog said the sketch, at the 85th Academy Awards hosted by “Family Guy” and “Ted” creator Seth MacFarlane on Sunday night, was “sad and disheartening.”

“While we have come to expect inappropriate ‘Jews control Hollywood’ jokes from Seth MacFarlane, what he did at the Oscars was offensive and not remotely funny,” said ADL national director in the US Abraham Foxman.

“It only reinforces stereotypes which legitimize anti-Semitism. It is sad and disheartening that the Oscars awards show sought to use anti-Jewish stereotypes for laughs,” he said.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 03:46 PM

1. The ADL can't take a joke. And neither can actresses who show their boobs.

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Mon Feb 25, 2013, 04:15 PM

2. Is he saying they DON'T control Hollywood, or just that McFarlane shouldn't joke about it?

I'm confused.

Bake

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 04:23 PM

3. And so it begins

Every year someone is offended by something that happened at the Oscars

As a Jew I wasn't offended. He was making fun of the fact that people always say Jews control Hollywood. It's a joke.

Oh and it was said by a stuffed bear!

Oy Vey!

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