Ellen DeGeneres vilified for ‘apartheid SodaStream’ giveaway

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http://twitter.com/#!/VictoriaCoates/status/458729467784204288

So much for that hope. According to those people, Ellen DeGeneres has a taste for carbonated apartheid.

http://twitter.com/#!/TheChicagoBaker/status/458727279125094400

The A-list talk show host celebrated Earth Day by sending her audience home with SodaStream machines, gadgets that allow fizzy-drink fans make their own bubbly beverages.

http://twitter.com/#!/SodaStream/status/458894605514469376

SodaStream, headquartered in Israel, has a West Bank manufacturing facility and is the ongoing target of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.

Earlier this year, film star Scarlett Johansson found herself on the BDS enemies list after she appeared in SodaStream’s Super Bowl ad. The actress stuck with SodaStream. Will Ellen stand up to the BDS bullies shrieking about her “promotion of apartheid” and “contempt for human rights”?

http://twitter.com/#!/RaniaKhalek/status/458728224680603648
http://twitter.com/#!/EnkiEa666/status/458728415093587968

A “defender of Israel”? How dare she support what’s right?

http://twitter.com/#!/kl_craig/status/458703607085297664
http://twitter.com/#!/paversarogers/status/458725955293683712
http://twitter.com/#!/DictatorReema/status/458920659318759424
http://twitter.com/#!/AlGhorear/status/458980955118518272

Of 1,300 employees at the West Bank SodaStream factory, 500 are reportedly Palestinian.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/04/23/defender-of-israel-ellen-degeneres-vilified-for-apartheid-sodastream-giveaway/

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