Russell Crowe reportedly deleted some of the offending tweets and later apologized. Because the Oscar-winner didn’t direct “The Passion of the Christ” we’ve likely heard the end of this.
Russell Crowe’s message is clear: circumcision is the enemy.
“Circumcision is barbaric and stupid. Who are you to correct nature?” the Oscar winner tweeted Thursday. “Is it real that God requires a donation of foreskin? Babies are perfect.”
After several of his followers tweeted messages of support, the 47-year-old actor reached out to his Jewish friends (including director Eli Roth, 39) to encourage them to reject their long tradition of ceremonial circumcision.
“I love my Jewish friends, I love the apples and the honey and the funny little hats, but stop cutting your babies,” he wrote.
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