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Old 08-18-2011, 08:38 AM
dieter dieter is offline
 
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Default What about Polanski at the rally against sexism?

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Originally Posted by miceelf View Post
I am no fan of Yusuf Islam, but there are two relevant facts here.

First, inviting someone who has done a bad thing to sing (a song they wrote- fact two), isn't necessarily an endorsement of the bad thing the songwriter had done.

People who watch (or even praise) a Polanski film aren't necessarily endorsing pedophilia by doing so. People who listen to Chris Brown's music aren't necessarily endorsing domestic abuse.
Yes, but I seriously doubt that feminists would invite him to the rally against sexism.

Yusuf Islam never apologized, but at least he denied to have said what he clearly did say.

Yusuf Islam got a prize for peace and understanding at a huge event hosted by Germany's most popular TV show host Thomas Gottschalk. It was later revealed that Islam demanded to be shielded from women as much as possible and he refused to shake any woman's hand. What an exemplar of "peace and understanding".
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