Shamed Susan Sarandon Apologizes For Suggesting Jews ‘Strangers To Persecution’

Actors Rosie Perez, left, and Susan Sarandon, second from left, walk a picket line outside Warner Bros., Discovery, and Netflix offices in Manhattan, Friday, Aug. 18, 2023. The WGA and SAG-AFTRA held a joint Latine Picket, presented by the WGAE Latine Writers Salon, the WGAW Latinx Writers Committee, and the SAG-AFTRA National Latino Committee. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
  • Oscar winner Susan Sarandon says she feels “deep regret” after “hurting people” with her Nov. 17 comment that said Jews were finally getting a taste of “getting a taste of what it is like to be Muslim in this country, so often subjected to violence.”
  • Sarandon made the antisemitic and anti-American comment at a Nov. 17 New York City pro-Palestine rally that was in response to the Israeli military action in Gaza that followed the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel.