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Mel Tells the Jews He's Sorry (after ABC mini-series cancelled)

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Deeper_Background, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    Tue Aug 01 2006 11:10:45 ET

    August 2, 2006 -- There is no excuse, nor should there be any tolerance, for anyone who thinks or expresses any kind of Anti-Semitic remark. I want to apologize specifically to everyone in the Jewish community for the vitriolic and harmful words that I said to a law enforcement officer the night I was arrested on a DUI charge.

    I am a public person, and when I say something, either articulated and thought out, or blurted out in a moment of insanity, my words carry weight in the public arena. As a result, I must assume personal responsibility for my words and apologize directly to those who have been hurt and offended by those words.

    The tenets of what I profess to believe necessitate that I exercise charity and tolerance as a way of life. Every human being is God’s child, and if I wish to honor my God I have to honor his children. But please know from my heart that I am not an anti-Semite. I am not a bigot. Hatred of any kind goes against my faith.

    I’m not just asking for forgiveness. I would like to take it one step further, and meet with leaders in the Jewish community, with whom I can have a one on one discussion to discern the appropriate path for healing.

    I have begun an ongoing program of recovery and what I am now realizing is that I cannot do it alone. I am in the process of understanding where those vicious words came from during that drunken display, and I am asking the Jewish community, whom I have personally offended, to help me on my journey through recovery. Again, I am reaching out to the Jewish community for its help. I know there will be many in that community who will want nothing to do with me, and that would be understandable. But I pray that that door is not forever closed.

    This is not about a film. Nor is it about artistic license. This is about real life and recognizing the consequences hurtful words can have. It’s about existing in harmony in a world that seems to have gone mad.

    END http://www.drudgereport.com/flash3.htm
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Did you know Jesus was a Jew?
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

  4. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Mel Gibson isn't Jewish? WTF! :eek:
  5. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

      These predictions of doom for Mel are just crap. You know he'll play the "prosecuted by the liberal media because I believe in God" card, O'Reilly and Hannity will each fellate his ego for an hour and bash ABC, and this too will pass.
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    If there is one thing the Bible teaches -- it is to hate Jews. ::)
  7. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    I'm not too sure, the Mouse House moved pretty damn fast in cutting ties to Mel yesterday.
  8. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    Maybe Mel's been hangin' with Eric Cartman a little more than he should.
  9. Who goes on a rant about Jews when they are pulled over for drunk driving?
  10. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Who doesn't?
  11. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Ok, I found it about ABC, for those who care...


    And interesting, they were developing it with a man whose father believes it never happened.
  12. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I don't know why, but I found that hilarious.  :D
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