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June 8, 2017 3:07 pm

Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

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The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange.

Love — the flamboyant lead singer of rock band Hole and former wife of Kurt Cobain, the late Nirvana frontman — was enraged by Sarsour’s fundraising campaign for Rahma Warsame, a Columbus, Ohio woman of Somali origin alleged to have been the victim of a violent hate crime last Saturday night.

Columbus police have since clarified that there was no evidence that the altercation that Warsame became involved in — which reportedly began after a neighbor spotted her hitting a young boy with a shoe — was a hate crime. Nonetheless, Sarsour is trying to raise $100,000 to promote her case.

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This irked Love, who told Sarsour on Twitter, “You’re a vile disgrace to women and all mankind.” She then accused Sarsour of “collecting funds on a made up hate crime.”

“Linda is despicable,” Love said.

Sarsour charged Love with “trying to make a name for herself amongst Trump supporters I guess. Denying a woman justice who was brutally beaten.”

Love shared a screenshot of a statement from the Columbus Public Information Office confirming that the incident was not being investigated as a hate crime. She accused Sarsour of engaging in “mudslinging” even after the statement had been made public. “You’re an anti-semite anti-American fraud,” Love declared.

 

 

 

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