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Gal Gadot cast as Cleopatra draws criticism and anger among Palestinian activists

Israel-born actress Gal Gadot announced Sunday that she would team up again with “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins in a new film about the legendary Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

This announcement has provoked may criticism because an Israeli actress, who is known for her support of massacring native Palestinians during 2014 Israeli offensive on Gaza, is going to play the role of the legendary queen of Egypt!

Gadot made headlines in 2014 with a Facebook post expressing solidarity with Israeli citizens.
“I am sending my love and prayers to my fellow Israeli citizens,” she wrote.

It should be noted that Gal Gadot served in Israel’s occupation amy while it was bombing Lebanon in 2006. She said her “knowledge of weapons” helped her in her acting role in Fast & Furious.

Palestinian activists from Palestine Online, VPalestine, and Palestine Defense Forces have expressed their anger and also highlighted Gadot’s role in supporting terrorism.


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