The George Clooney/Russell Crowe feud continues.
First Crowe blasted Clooney — and some other actors — who appear in commercials. Clooney then tweaked Crowe for playing in a band. Now Crowe is shooting back, but some think it looks like a misfire.
“George is a dilettante,” Crowe was quoted in the London Sun. “Check the facts, I think I was playing in a band before George was born.”
That would mean that Crowe was playing in a band years before he was born. According to several celebrity biography sites, Clooney was born before Crowe. Clooney’s birth date is May 6, 1961; Crowe’s is April 7, 1964.
Crowe’s rep didn’t respond to requests for an explanation.
Simmons' mixed message?
Does Russell Simmons practice what he preaches?
The hip-hop mogul is getting some flak from a top Jewish organization for condemning anti-Semitism, while, the group claims, acting as an apologist for Nation of Islam leader the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, who has been accused of anti-Semitism.
The “I am a Jew” public service announces feature celebs such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Beyonce Knowles; it is sponsored by the Foundation of Ethic Understanding, which Simmons heads up.
“According to the ADL, Simmons repeatedly has ‘made apologies for’ Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader with a history of anti-Semitic comments,” according to the Jewish Telegraph Agency, which quoted a statement from ADL national director Abram Foxman, saying, “It is hypocritical for Mr. Simmons to lead a charge against anti-Semitism while failing to denounce manifestations of anti-Jewish hatred within his own community.”
Simmons’s rep didn’t return calls for comment, but an associate of his told the Scoop, “File this under no good dead goes unpunished.”
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