Justin Timberlake Under Fire After Posting Photo at Western Wall in Jerusalem
By Daniel Gates | 10:46 am, May 28th, 2014PHOTO
Justin Timberlake is under fire from Palestinian fans after posting a picture of himself praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem and referring to “Israel” in the accompanying caption.
The pop star visited the holy site before a concert in Tel Aviv and shared an image (see right and below).
He wrote, “The Holy Land… What an experience. I will never forget this day. #Israel.”
That last part upset a number of Timberlake’s Instagram followers.
“Correction : you are in Palestine not israel #disapointed,” wrote one person.
Another detractor commented, “It’s palastine not f*ckin israel.”
“Dude stfu sh*t like this makes me wanna change the song when your music comes on,” said another.
Timberlake had his defenders, too.
“Welcome to #israel justin, so glad u came, have fun!!!” declared one admirer.
Another person wrote, “I can’t seem to find Palestine on the globe. #Israel.”
Check out a larger version of the pic below — what do you think about Timberlake’s visit?
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