Actress Gal Gadot, 36, star of “Wonder Woman”, called for union between Israel and neighboring countries on her social networks and received numerous criticisms from netizens, who accused her of being a “propaganda tool” for the country, once she is a former Israeli military.
The Israel Defense Forces veteran posted a text on Twitter saying, “My heart is crying. My country is at war. I am afraid for my family, my friends. I am afraid for my people. It is. a vicious cycle that has already existed for a long time. “
“Israel deserves to live as a free and secure nation. Our neighbors deserve the same. I pray for the victims and their families, I pray that this unimaginable hostility will end. I pray that our leaders find a solution so that we can live side by side in peace. I pray for better days, ”he said.
However, the comments became so violent that Gadot turned them off, according to the Deadline website. “How can you defend an end to the vicious cycle of terror when you are on the front line to allow it?” Wrote activist Aaron Vallely, referring to the time the actress was in the military.
In addition, netizens accused the artist of supporting “ethnic cleansing” and “mass genocide”. However, some followers also supported the speech of the actress. Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz expressed his support for Gadot, writing “God Bless Gal Gadot”.
The conflict between Israel and Palestine has worsened since last Friday (7), with the exchange of bombings between the two territories. On Thursday (13), the Gaza Strip’s health ministry, which is ruled by Hamas, reported that the total number of Palestinians who died in the shelling had risen to 83.