The 20-year-old star Miley Cyrus has caused some more controversy, by reportedly suggesting that music industry executives are too old and too Jewish to handle her career, the Daily Mail reported.
“It’s always weird when things are targeted for young people, yet they’re driven by people that are like 40 years too old,” Cyrus told Hunger TV.
Her new video for We Can’t Stop features spankings, twerking (shaking her hips in an up-and-down bouncing motion), sexualized images involving hot dogs and french fries, the typical stuff your average Jewish music mogul just won’t approve.
“It can’t be like this 70-year-old Jewish man that doesn’t leave his desk all day, telling me what the clubs want to hear.”
She also said: “At first, on paper, that video sounded insane. No one understood it, and I’m just like, Let me film it and then, if it doesn’t work out, you never have to trust me again — but if it works out you have to let me drive this ship.”
So Miley Cyrus thinks she’s smarter than the powers-that-be in the music business. But does it make her an antisemite? Is it now bad manners to call someone an old Jew? Tell us what you think…Yori Yanover
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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