February 6, 2023

On a latest episode of The Jess Cagle Present on SiriusXM Stars (Ch. 109), co-hosts Jess Cagle and Julia Cunningham requested Jamie Lee Curtis to additional share her emotions about Kanye West‘s latest anti-semitic tweet. The actress had already spoken concerning the matter on TODAY and her personal social media.

“These folks say horrible issues so much,” Cagle identified, referring to each West and Ricky Gervais, “And I really feel like as an trade, folks simply let it slide. And I’m so glad you spoke out.”

Recalling the second she learn the tweet, Curtis informed Cagle she and her hairdresser have been in New York Metropolis and each held one another in tears. “‘DEFCON 3 on Jewish folks.’ That’s been finished earlier than. It’s referred to as the Holocaust,” she identified. “And by the best way, I’ve seen the doc [jeen-yuhs, 2022]. He was — you realize, his early hustle and stuff, it’s unbelievable. However you may’t say that.”

Curtis blamed social media for a society that accepts conduct like West’s. “All of us, we’re inured to it,” she defined.” We have now these gadgets in our arms, and we’re tragedies. We’re watching the warfare in Ukraine. We’re waking as much as photographs of individuals, you realize, on the streets of Ukraine who’ve survived these rocket assaults. After which we’re watching duck memes.”

She ended with a reminder: “It’s a lesson. It’s only a lesson … We gotta stand as much as it. If we will’t stand as much as it, we’re in bother.”

Different celebrities who’ve come out publicly in opposition to West’s tweet embody comic Sarah Silverman, journalist Maria Shriver and musician Jack Antonoff. Twitter has since eliminated the offending tweet for violating Twitter Guidelines.

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