Netanyahu Disputes Reports He Was Widely Booed Attending Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’

The cast of 'Hamilton' performs onstage during the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
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The New York Post reports:  It should come as no surprise that Page Six is among the Israeli prime minister’s top priorities.

On Monday, we reported that Benjamin Netanyahu was booed — and cheered — as he took his seat for “Hamilton.”

On Tuesday, a miffed Netanyahu personally wrote on Facebook that while “among the cheering crowd maybe one or two called out derogatory remarks,” it was “hard to believe that a number of media outlets later reported that I was booed.”

He added, “A Haaretz [newpaper] reporter published on his Twitter feed a headline that said: ‘Boos for Bibi: Israeli PM Netanyahu is jeered by Broadway crowd.’” (Some Israeli publications overstated the hostility described in our write-up until it seemed that he was mainly booed, rather than mainly applauded.)

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