Weinstein exposes the ‘Jewish power’
CONTROVERSIAL PREACHER Louis Farrakhan has been demoted on Twitter after delivering a speech in which he blamed “Jewish power” for the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
In a rambling three-hour sermon broadcast online, the African-American activist and minister claimed that the Talmud allows men to do “anything to gentile women — and black women in particular”.
He later tweeted a link to a video recording of the speech with the caption: “Thoroughly and completely unmasking the Satanic Jew and the Synagogue of Satan.”
But the move led
Twitter to strip him of “verified status”, which is given to celebrities and prominent members of the public and is indicated by a blue tick next to the user’s name.
He said during the sermon: “The couch where you have to sit is called the casting couch. See? That’s Jewish power. [Did] you see Mr Weinstein on his way to jail?”
“It’s hard to tell a Jew that he’s wrong when the Talmud in which he believes has taught him that gentile women, and black women in particular, you can do anything to them you want because they’re partly animals.”
Mr Weinstein, the disgraced film producer, has been accused of a string of sexual assaults against women. He denied charges of rape brought by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
Mr Farrakhan, who leads the black nationalist group Nation of Islam, first rose to prominence in the late 1950s and has a history of making antisemitic comments.
Jews are frequently the subject of many of his contemporary sermons. He told an audience during the annual Saviours’ Day event in February that “the powerful Jews are my enemy.”
“The Jews were responsible for all of this filth and degenerate behaviour that Hollywood is putting out, turning men into women and women into men,” he said at the