Skip to comments.NBA star Parker apologizes for anti-Semitic salute
Posted on 12/30/2013 6:36:29 PM PST by Nachum
SAN ANTONIO San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker apologized Monday for a newly surfaced photograph that shows him making the same gesture with anti-Semitic connotations that French footballer Nicolas Anelka displayed while celebrating a goal this weekend, creating an uproar in their home country.
The photograph shows Parker and a French comedian making a gesture known in France as a quenelle, which critics describe as inverted Nazi salute. Parker said in a statement released through the Spurs that the photograph was taken three years ago.
Parker, who was born in Belgium but raised in France, said he didnt know at the time that it could be in any way offensive or harmful. He said he thought it was part of a comedy act and said he apologized for any misunderstanding or harm.
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I doubt it very much
The so-called comedian is a hard core anti-semite who belittles and makes jokes about the Holocaust. He is well known.
Parker knew exactly what this was about.
The person pictured with Parker looks Middle Eastern and not ‘black’. France has a high Muslim population ... I wonder if this person’s anti-Jewish leanings are because he’s a muslim?
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