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Russell Brand And Sean Hannity Are Having A Public War Of Words Over Gaza
Business Insider ^ | 08/01/2014 | FRANCES PERRAUDIN, THE GUARDIAN

Posted on 08/01/2014 7:43:09 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

In an unlikely manifestation of the Israel-Palestine conflict, the comedian Russell Brand and the Fox News anchor Sean Hannity have had a very public and personal disagreement over the Gaza crisis.

The row started when Brand focused an episode of his satirical YouTube series, The Trews, on an episode of Hannity’s show where he questioned Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the Jerusalem Fund. As part of the interview, Hannity asked Munayyer, “what part of this can’t you get through your thick head?”, before stopping the interview short when Munayyer refused to answer “yes” to the question “Is Hamas a terrorist organization?”

“One of the definitions of a terrorist is using intimidation to reach your goals,” says Brand in his video. “Who in that situation was behaving like a terrorist? Using intimidation, bullying, being unreasonable? Sean Hannity, that is where the terrorism is coming from.”

Brand goes on to make the following analogy about the conflict: “If I’m beating up somebody with a variety of weaponry and they’re jabbing me with a pin ... of course, it’s still out of order, the pin. It hurts and everything, but don’t remove all context except for the information that’s convenient to you.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; russellbrand; seanhannity

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1 posted on 08/01/2014 7:43:09 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Thank God that we have actors when it comes to political science.


2 posted on 08/01/2014 7:45:11 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I really don’t get why Sean would bother responding to a guy who looks like he has a foot and a half in the grave. Just look at Brand, I wouldn’t sit on a toilet he has been on if you paid me a million bucks


3 posted on 08/01/2014 7:49:46 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SeekAndFind

Gee, I … wonder … who … will … win … that … one.


4 posted on 08/01/2014 7:50:11 PM PDT by BlueHorseShoe ( Let us all speak out, rise up, lead and conquer!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wouldn’t you just love to move that maggot-infested jerk to a Muslim neighborhood

And see how long he lasts?


5 posted on 08/01/2014 7:50:21 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Get rid of "birthright citizenship" Out of room . . . no mas)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

RE: Just look at Brand, I wouldn’t sit on a toilet he has been on if you paid me a million bucks

So, what did Katy Perry see in him?


6 posted on 08/01/2014 7:55:47 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind
He is a real piece of work: Jemima Khan and her boyfriend Russell Brand prompted a complaint to police after a masseuse claimed she was assaulted during a visit to the heiress’s £15 million Oxfordshire home. Thames Valley Police started an investigation after the 31-year-old, who claimed she had been booked by Miss Khan as a birthday present for Mr Brand, complained that the comedy actor pushed her during an altercation at Kiddington Hall last month. Mr Brand denied the allegation and the police did not proceed to a full investigation. Szilvia Berki, who is from Hungary, and charges up to £500 for a massage, told police she had been left upset and frightened after the incident flared up following a disagreement about the service she was to provide. Officers from the police station in Chipping Norton investigated Miss Berki’s complaint but later informed her that they would be unable to proceed due to a lack of evidence. Related Articles Russell Brand to tell all about prostitutes 03 Apr 2014 Russell Brand enjoys broccoli binge with Jemima Khan 01 Feb 2014 Russell Brand urged by Jemima Khan to say: 'Don’t vote’ 07 Nov 2013 Russell Brand is many things - but, Jemima, he's no keeper 17 Sep 2013 Jemima Khan??? lol
7 posted on 08/01/2014 7:56:12 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Get rid of "birthright citizenship" Out of room . . . no mas)
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To: SeekAndFind

Katy Perry is another idiot, so maybe she saw Brand as someone with the same IQ level as she


8 posted on 08/01/2014 7:56:25 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Just following some sort of FReeper rules...

9 posted on 08/01/2014 7:59:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Your lucky I haven’t eaten yet


10 posted on 08/01/2014 8:01:42 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Jemima Khan and her boyfriend Russell Brand

11 posted on 08/01/2014 8:01:53 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Just following some sort of FReeper rules... “

Not by posting his picture you’re not. I’m just saying. . .


12 posted on 08/01/2014 8:07:12 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: SeekAndFind

Hard to tell who is more retarded.


13 posted on 08/01/2014 8:08:12 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: SeekAndFind

She must have some AWESOME tricks up her sleeves.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 8:10:46 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Rome2000

Her tricks aren’t in her sleeves. Just saying.


15 posted on 08/01/2014 8:13:11 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Who's that skag he's with? He's a skag himself.

Watch out calling her by her name.....Jemima Khan.

That's double racist.

Leni

16 posted on 08/01/2014 8:27:22 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Combined US Senate & House has completely lost its voice, its compass, its patriotism & its soul!)
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To: MinuteGal

lolz


17 posted on 08/01/2014 8:28:19 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SeekAndFind

Russel Brand is an imbecile


18 posted on 08/01/2014 8:29:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

A bath,haircut,shave,and decent clothing and he could impersonate a man.


19 posted on 08/01/2014 8:32:54 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: SeekAndFind

I never heard of Russell Brand. Why is he on Hannity?


20 posted on 08/01/2014 8:34:37 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: hoosierham

lolz


21 posted on 08/01/2014 8:35:30 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yeah, I saw that

She’s not bad

But he’s just out and out gross

And femco


22 posted on 08/01/2014 9:11:25 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Get rid of "birthright citizenship" Out of room . . . no mas)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sure it’s all fun and games till someone sticks the pin in HIS eye! I say we stand outside his next live event and hand out pins to everyone.


23 posted on 08/01/2014 9:53:17 PM PDT by gtwizard
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Excellent point!


24 posted on 08/01/2014 10:00:32 PM PDT by usacon (United we stand divided we fall.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hardly a war.
Brand could not enage in a war as he is unarmed.
He should just go back to being a lousy not funny comic and leave serious issues to intelligent folks.........


25 posted on 08/02/2014 1:49:54 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: SeekAndFind

also this:

http://mediaequalizer.com/brian-maloney/2014/07/russell-brand-tears-into-hannity-ken-doll-terrorist


26 posted on 08/02/2014 5:27:52 AM PDT by BlopAndStop
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To: cookcounty

RE: I never heard of Russell Brand.

No big loss.


27 posted on 08/02/2014 6:53:41 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks SeekAndFind.
If I’m beating up somebody with a variety of weaponry and they’re jabbing me with a pin ... of course, it’s still out of order, the pin. It hurts and everything, but don’t remove all context except for the information that’s convenient to you.
'No-name' Brand doesn't want to take his own advice -- don’t remove all context except for the information that’s convenient to you. Remember this, from 2011? Pop Star Katy Perry Attacked After Tweeting An Appeal for Her Followers to ‘Pray for Israel’
28 posted on 08/02/2014 2:43:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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29 posted on 08/02/2014 2:45:40 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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If I’m beating up somebody with a variety of weaponry and they’re jabbing me with a pin ...
...and your name is Obama, you say, don't bring a pin to a gunfight.
30 posted on 08/02/2014 2:46:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: GeronL

He’s also very unattractive. And an imbecile.


31 posted on 08/02/2014 2:47:04 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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