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'Green Book' writer apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet as the Oscar frontrunner continues to be rocked by controversy

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

"Green Book" co-writer Nick Vallelonga apologized on Thursday for an anti-Muslim tweet from 2015.
"I spent my life trying to bring this story of overcoming differences and finding common ground to the screen, and I am incredibly sorry to everyone associated with 'Green Book,'" he said in a statement.
In the tweet, Vallelonga had responded to a claim by Donald Trump that thousands of people in New Jersey cheered after the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.
"Muslims in New Jersey cheering when towers went down. I saw it, as you did, possibly on local CBS news," Vallelonga tweeted.
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‘Green Book' screenwriter apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

‘Green Book' screenwriter apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Nick Vallelonga, the screenwriter of the new film “Green Book,” apologized Thursday for a 2015 anti-Muslim tweet that recently resurfaced. “I want to apologize. I spent my life trying to bring this story of overcoming differences and finding common ground to the screen, and I am incredibly sorry to everyone associated with ‘Green Book',” he...
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