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Grey’s Anatomy Movie Star’s Controversial Stance About The October 7 Massacre

Feb 26, 2024
Sara Ramirez

Ramirez’s Controversial Response To The October 7 Massacre

Sara Ramirez, widely recognized for her portrayal of Dr. Torres in the hit medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy,” courts controversy following her antisemitic bias and advocacy for controversial causes. Ramirez’s actions following the massacre, as detailed in Instagram stories archived in her highlights, raised significant concerns.

The actress blamed Israeli and Jewish victims while absolving Hamas of responsibility over the October 7 incident, exhibiting a victim-shaming attitude. However, the controversy surrounding Ramirez deepened earlier this year when she began doubting details of the October 7 incident.

Through her Instagram posts and stories, Ramirez questioned the validity of claims against Israel, alleging a lack of evidence and asserting that Israel should bore the brunt of civilian deaths, not Hamas. Furthermore, Ramirez expressed vocal support for the Palestinian cause, including her endorsement of the Hamas resistance.

In one Instagram post pinned to her highlights, Ramirez expressed full support for the Palestinian fighters, likening their struggle to historic acts of resistance against oppression, such as slave revolts and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Such comparisons minimized the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and glossed over the actions of the Hamas terrorist organization.

While Ramirez failed to acknowledge Israel’s relatively progressive stance on LGBTQ+ rights compared to its neighbors, she vehemently supported entities where homosexuality is punishable by death, drawing accusations of hypocrisy.

Sara Ramirez Instagram highlights

Ramirez’s Antisemitic Graphic Contents

The controversy surrounding Ramirez extended beyond their advocacy for the Palestinian cause. On Valentine’s Day, Ramirez shared a graphic containing several antisemitic points, including a call to support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.

Such actions demonstrated her lack of awareness regarding the broader implications of BDS and its impact on both Israelis and Palestinians. Ramirez’s social media presence also became a platform for racially insensitive and factually incorrect statements.

Equating Israel’s self-defense with white supremacy, spreading baseless conspiracy theories, and demonizing Zionism as “monstrous” and “indefensible” further showed her antisemitic stance. When Ramirez was not among the cast of the “Sex and the City” spinoff, “And Just Like That,” many believed her non-appearance in the movie was due to her controversial stances.

While Ramirez insinuated that her dismissal was linked to her activism, the show’s creators refuted these claims, citing creative reasons for the character’s departure.

Sara Ramirez Instagram highlights

US DEI Director Faces Consequences Of Her Antisemitic Actions

Like Ramirez, Rebekah Adens, the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the Shipley School in Philadelphia, recently faced public backlash after sharing antisemitic cartoons dismissing Israelis’ suffering. Adens’s actions further highlighted the broader issue of antisemitism and its presence within educational institutions and other spheres of life in various regions.