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The former Pink Floyd frontman published a letter this week urging fellow rockers to boycott Israel, and got his comeuppance from none other than Israel’s best-known supermodel.
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It’s not every day that a supermodel takes on a rock legend. But Bar Refaeli laid down a challenge to Roger Waters after the veteran musician published an open letter to his colleagues urging them to boycott Israel. In a letter published this week, Waters, the former frontman of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd said: “I write to you now, my brothers and sisters in the family of Rock and Roll, to ask you to join with me, and thousands of other artists around the world, to declare a cultural boycott on Israel.” Once upon a time, Refaeli was clearly a big Waters fan. Back in July 2011, after attending a concert in Paris, Refaeli tweeted the following after she spotted her image in a Waters show. "Crazy thing... Went to the Roger Waters show in Paris, and saw a pic of myself on the wall!!! #respect!!! I'm honored." Now, following Waters’ clear pro-boycott stance and active efforts on behalf of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, she’s changed her tune, and wants her image out of Waters' show. She showed her displeasure by tweeting in Hebrew on Wednesday: “Roger Waters, you better take my picture off of the video art at your shows. If you’re boycotting - go all the way.” Refaeli won praise from a pro-Israel blog for her bold

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She's kindly kept t he issue in t he media... BTW Wat ers might put herface on t he pig.
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If only she'd put a lid on her ego.. t he issue is again in t he publicey e. Say ... what would her face look like on t he pig?
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her ex Leo is very pro Pal. He t urned her left , but her mind is slowly closing again.
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Most of our ent ert ainment indust ry is left .
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Wat ers is a piece of excrement . 05 By A. 21 Aug 2013 08:33PM and a real st inking one at t hat
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Wat ers has more t alent in his excrement t han y ou do ent irely
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I like her. She also defended t he Palest inian cit izens of Gaza during operat ion pillar of defense
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The t erms "left -wing" and "Zionist " don't go t oget her.
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Bar Refaeli support s ILLEGAL act ivit ies in occupied t errit ories, Roger Wat ers doesn't . Where's t he moral choice?
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But Wat ers is okay wit h t he Arab Legion's et hnic cleansing of t he exist ing ancient Jewish communit iies in Jerusalem and Hebron in 1948?
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Specious argument , Nofei
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Fair fight .
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But be honest now. If it 's 3 AM, would y ou rat her have Roger Wat ers or Bar Raphaeli at y our side?
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