Reneé Rapp Calls For Ceasefire In Gaza During GLAAD Award Acceptance Speech

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Reneé Rapp Calls For Ceasefire: Reneé Rapp’s political savvy and IDGAF attitude make her a genuine member of Generation Z.

The star of “Mean Girls” took up the trophy for Outstanding Music Artist at Thursday night’s 35th annual GLAAD Media Awards. Rapp used her acceptance speech to criticize the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to show my support and demand an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza,” the former “Sex Lives of College Girls” star read from her phone. Put down your phone, she said to the mostly LGBTQ audience, “Please continue to advocate for yourselves, continue to advocate for your friends, for your queer friends and those that can’t advocate for themselves.”

The actor and singer, who is 24 years old, made a notable comment despite its brevity against the continuing crisis in the Middle East.

Despite a pro-Palestine demonstration briefly delaying the 2024 Academy Awards, the contentious issue has been mostly ignored by the majority of Oscar recipients this year. While footage from Sunday night’s Oscars showed Mark Ruffalo showing his support for the protesters, only Jonathan Glazer, director of “The Zone of Interest,” addressed the dispute head-on.

the British director criticized apathy toward the war in his Best International Film, which revolves on a Nazi commander and his family who enjoy a comfortable lifestyle adjacent to the Auschwitz concentration camp.

During the March 10, 2024, protest outside the 96th Academy Awards, a pro-Palestinian demonstrator held a sign.
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At its worst, our film demonstrates the consequences of dehumanization. It has influenced our entire history. Glazer spoke to a standing ovation as he denied the Holocaust and the hijacking of Jewish identity by the occupation, which he said had caused conflict for countless innocent people. Everyone who has been dehumanized, from those killed on October 7 in Israel to those still in the grip of the ongoing assault on Gaza. We must find a way to contend.

Most Hollywood has been remarkably silent on the war, with the exception of a small number of industry insiders and a handful of famous people sporting “Artists for Ceasefire” pins.

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