Susan Sarandon Dropped by UTA Over Pro-Palestinian Remarks – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: After making controversial comments at a recent pro-Palestinian rally in New York, Susan Sarandon has been removed from UTA as a client, an agency spokesperson confirmed.

The former Oscar winner has been at several pro-Palestinian rallies where she made several remarks, including: “There are a lot of people who are afraid of being Jewish right now and they have a taste of what it feels like to be a Jew. Muslim in this country. She also republished on X a pro-Palestinian message from Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, criticized over the years for his anti-Semitic comments.

Sarandon’s firing from UTA is another example in recent weeks of talent agencies making difficult decisions when it comes to clients or agents making public statements about the war in Israel. Last month, Maha Dakhil, co-head of CAA’s film sector, resigned from the agency’s board after reposting an Instagram story that read: “You’re learning who supports the genocide . »

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