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Oliver Stone apologizes for his remarks about Jews controlling the media

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Not satisfied with alienating audiences with his filmography from the past three decades, Oliver Stone aims to alienate industry insiders as well. Read: Jews. (His words.) In an interview with The Sunday Times of London, Stone made several anti-Semitic remarks that are no longer available on the site. It appears that The Times took the article down as every major news site’s link to the story leads to the Sunday Times homepage.

However, we’ve collected some excerpts:

“Hitler was a Frankenstein, but there was also a Dr. Frankenstein,” he said. “German industrialists, the Americans and the British. He had a lot of support. Hitler did far more damage to the Russians than the Jewish people." NYT

“There’s a major lobby in the United States," Stone said. "They are hard workers. They stay on top of every comment, the most powerful lobby in Washington. Israel has [messed] up United States foreign policy for years.” LA Times

Not from the actual Times interview, but:

In January the director told a gathering of television critics that “Hitler is an easy scapegoat” while discussing his Showtime nonfiction mini-series, “Secret History of America.” At that time the Simon Wiesenthal Center harshly rebuked him for the remarks.

However, all is repented for, because yesterday he issued an apology:

I made a clumsy association about the Holocaust, for which I am sorry and I regret. Jews obviously do not control media or any other industry. The fact that the Holocaust is still a very important, vivid and current matter today is, in fact, a great credit to the very hard work of a broad coalition of people committed to the remembrance of this atrocity – and it was an atrocity.

See? Jews obviously do not control the media. He must of conjured those words in a state of dementia – some kind of fever dream – to repeat a redundant racist trope like that. Oliver Stone: man of invention. And as for the Holocaust? It was bad. Stone said it first.