‘ Green Book’ Author Under Fire For Tweet Declaring Muslims Cheered 9/11
Nick Vallelonga has actually been among the brand-new intense stars of the 2018 motion picture awards season, thanks to his movie script for Green Book The crowd-pleaser, about a white racist from the Bronx (Viggo Mortensen) who befriends a prestigious black pianist (Mahershala Ali), has actually made raves and distinctions, most just recently the prize for the very best Image– Musical or Funny award at this Sunday’s Golden Globes Now Vallelonga is under fire for an old, polarizing tweet, in which he enthusiastically backed President Trump’s completely unmasked claim that Muslims commemorated 9/11
The tweet, like numerous such possibly destructive tweets, comes from long prior to Vallelonga had actually attained crossover success. In 2015, then-presidential candidate, at one of his rallies, doubled down on his (once again) challenged charge that he saw “thousands and thousands” of Muslims in New Jersey cheering as the World Trade Center structures collapsed.
Vallelonga then tweeted his assistance of the future 45 th president:.@RealDonaldTrump 100% proper. Muslims in Jersey City cheering when towers decreased. I saw it, as you did, perhaps on regional CBS news.