Top Stories

Penelope Cruz Clarifies Statements Made About Israel: 'I'm Not an Expert'

Penelope Cruz Clarifies Statements Made About Israel: 'I'm Not an Expert'

Penelope Cruz has clarified her statements on Israel after using the word “genocide” to describe her views in a statement provided to Just Jared.

“I don’t want to be misunderstood on this important subject. I’m not an expert on the situation and I’m aware of the complexity of it,” the 40-year-old actress said in a statement to JustJared.com. “My only wish and intention in signing that group letter is the hope that there will be peace in both Israel and Gaza. I am hopeful all parties can agree to a cease fire and there are no more innocent victims on either side of the border. I wish for unity, and peace… I believe in a civilization that can be capable of bringing the courage to have a world where humans can live side by side.”

If you missed it, read what Penelope and her husband Javier Bardem wrote in their open letter about the situation back East.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Penelope Cruz’s clarified statements?

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Kristen Bell's daughter Lincoln has never seen Frozen- US Weekly
  • Video has emerged from Harrison Ford's plane crash- TMZ
  • An American Idol contestant wore the famous black and blue dress on the show- Gossip Cop
  • Lucy Hale and her new boyfriend look really cute together- Just Jared Jr
  • Kim Kardashian suffers a nip slip in Paris- Radar
  • Scandal tackled Ferguson in a powerful episode- Huffington Post
  • You have to see these throwback photos of Brad Pitt- Lainey Gossip
  • Alec Baldwin is set to play the New York mayor in an upcoming HBO show- The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here