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Hollywood actress fired over pro-Palestinian posts

Mexican actress Melissa Barrera has been fired from the forthcoming Scream film sequel due to her recent pro-Palestinian social media posts, which the production company said were “antisemitic”.

The star had posted regularly about Israel’s war on Gaza. In one instance, she shared a post accusing Israel of “genocide and ethnic cleansing”.

Spyglass Media Group, which is behind the highly successful Scream franchise, said: “We have zero tolerance for antisemitism or the incitement of hate in any form, including false references to genocide, ethnic cleansing.”