Israeli Politician Yair Lapid to Lana Del Ray: You’re Being Used by BDS

Lana del Rey performs during Lollapaloosa Sao Paulo 2018 at the Interlagos racetrack on Ma
Alexandre Schneider/Getty

The Algemeiner reports: A top Israeli politician reached out to Lana Del Rey on Monday, three days after the American singer and songwriter announced she was postponing an upcoming performance in the Jewish state after she faced intense pressure from the BDS movement.

“You’re sitting in New York after cancelling your performance in Israel because of pressure from Roger Waters and other vocal BDS activists,” Yair Lapid — head of the centrist Yesh Atid Party — wrote in a letter to Del Rey. “It’s a shame, because you were lied to. You became another one in a series of people being used by Palestinian terrorist organizations without knowing the facts. Seeing as you’ve got some free time now maybe you should use it to learn about what’s really happening here in Israel.”

Lapid then went on to offer Del Rey a “list of facts they kept from you.”

Read more here.


Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting.