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Rupert Murdoch Receives Major Backlash After Saying All Egyptians Are White

Rupert Murdoch Receives Major Backlash After Saying All Egyptians Are White

Rupert Murdoch found himself under fire after offending many followers with tweets about the upcoming Christian Bale movie Exodus: Gods and Kings.

“Moses film attacked on Twitter for all white cast. Since when are Egyptians not white? All I know are,” the 83-year-old business man tweeted.

After realizing that he was receiving some backlash from the statement, Rupert followed up with: “Everybody-attacks last tweet. Of course Egyptians are Middle Eastern, but far from black. They treated blacks as slaves… Okay, there are many shades of color. Nothing racist about that, so calm down!”

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  • Sim

    He’s right, Egyptians would be insulted if you called then black, black Africans in Egypt are treated liked second class citizens and aren’t considered Egyptian, All North Africans treat blacks Africans like second class people.
    Egypt ruling family were Greek origins, the Pharos then there were Egyptians, slaves to Egypt ruling class, then there were true slaves, blacks.

    All the area of North Africa , Mediterranean ruled first by Greeks then Romans for thousands of years, middle eastern could be the same as Mediterranean Israel, Beirut , Greek , southern Italy , Portugal, Spain ,etc what is the real difference why some are called today middle eastern others Mediterranean, is religion , the peoples conquered by the Islamic arms after the fall of the Roman & Byzantine empires, are Middle Eastern.

    Laughable when blacks in America try to take some ownership of Cleopatra , Egypt aren’t black Africans and Cleopatra was from a ruling Greek dynasty , that inbred as a law to not mix their blood , even after hundreds years of rule they spoke and only wrote in Greek, kept all court documents in Greek.

  • Ignorantworld

    He’s wrong! Typical of the white man trying to claim shit all the time. They damn sure were not pasty white like you people. They had dark skin color and wooly hair. Oh and here is a Fact the son of the creator was NOT white! I guess white people are pretty pissed and jealous about that as well.

  • King Kuffu

    And you are?

    Greek came to Africa/misr about 500 before AC. They are the first race ever touched Africa. Africa was all along black. They came there because of Gibts was the centre of civilization totally run by the Africans. Greeks and after that Romans copied and looted everything from there and took to Europe including education and medicine.

    The Nubians, Bejas, Berbers.. Were the original Egyptians. 70% Egyptians today came to Egypt from central Asia and ME during the 500 years of ottoman Turk colonization
    ended in 1889 after the English started to colonize them. . Only less than 3% Egyptians are with the Arab descendents-blood line. . .

  • jack_sprat2

    No doubt, some are. Those would be the white people who think like you do. You are each the Bizzarro World counterpart of the other.

  • Ignorantworld

    What the hell are you talking about?

  • King Kuffu

    Rupert Murdoch is a Jew. Are the Jews i.e. the original Jews/Israelites whites? who wer Mosses and all the Israelites slaves under the Pharaohs rule for more than 400 years? Where they whites? Aren’t the Jews/Israelites
    originally from Africa became free from slavery after reaching to the promises land crossing the red sea?

    So, who is Rupert Murdoch for himself?

  • Ignorantworld

    He is not a true Jew. Because the true isrealites were not white. He is a Kazar like all the rest claiming to be jews. The true Isrealites were nowhere near white.

  • Bed

    Shut the fck up racist!! Yes Egyptians came in many colors but they also were BLACK as in BLACK and they held high positions!! Me thinks me see some BLACK people!! National Geographic!! Ya know NATIONAL GEOGPRAPHIC, that little known magazine did a wonder piece of BLACK PHAROHS!! Read all about it and stop watching Honey Boo Boo you racist cunt!
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gfllNuLgFH4/TXxYsp8uY_I/AAAAAAAAAzM/rcfLoeR-u5Y/s1600/blackphar3.jpg

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  • Ash

    “Egypt ruling family were Greek origins”

    Only after they’ve been conquered by Alexander The Great.Before that they were all Egyptians mixed with other ancestries.Ankhenaten,Tutankhamun,Hatshepsut and the previous rulers from previous dynasties were all Egyptians mixed with a lot of other people nearby but Europeans.Blood typing and DNA sampling on ancient Egyptian mummies is scant; however, blood typing of dynastic mummies found ABO frequencies to be most similar to modern Egyptians and some also to Northern Haratin populations. ABO blood group distribution shows that the Egyptians form a sister group to North African populations, including Berbers, Nubians and Canary Islanders.Their skin tones were brown and light brown and far from white.Like you said above
    “that inbred as a law to not mix their blood , even after hundreds years of rule they spoke and only wrote in Greek, kept all court documents in Greek.”
    but remember we are talking about pharaohs here.They were very promiscuous and incestrous like no other.They would sleep with anybody they wanted to.Cleopatra wasn’t really beautiful as Hollywood portrayed her.She looked more like Egyptian/Nubian than European because by her time,that Greek blood from the previous dynasty(Ptolemaic Dynasty to be specific by her Greek forefather Ptolemy I Soter) had been mixed with other Egyptians blood over generations and by her time nobody looked like they’re related to European at all.

  • Aaron Williams

    I guess the Nubians didn’t exist. Seriously, Arabs invaded Egypt, just like the Greeks. Before any of them came, the ruling dynasties of ancient Egypt were black. Then came the mixture of those imperialist fucks.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    He’s right. Ancient Egyptians were white. I find it extremely ignorant when (usually black people) say white they automaically assume “pasty”. Shows the amount of ignorance. Broaden your education morons, Greeks, Italians, and the Spanish come from pale to tan. MANY are tan. The ancient Egyptians separated themselves from the Nubians and they show this on their walls. Cleopatra was Greek and many of the great Pharos were EUROPEAN. DNA testing has proven this.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    Whites don’t need to steal culture you bitter racist. The Europeans have the richest culture of them all. Europeans have created everything substantial in existence. You seem bitter that you have no history of your own…so you look for clues in “skin color” and “hair texture” when in fact many Europeans like the Greek, Spanish etc have tan skin and every mummy I saw/read up on had European hair texture. Even if we do say your statements are true…the ancient Egyptians were all inbred and had an insane amount of deformities and contributed nothing of real substance in society. Take it easy, lmao.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    I also find it amusing how all the anti-white racists are the one who’s comment on these types of statements/articles because they just have to spread their ignorance everywhere they go and try their damn hardest to discredit white people lol. Jealousy doesn’t look good on y’all.

  • Which one is Pink?

    You idiot, go to any museum and look at Egyptian art, they were not white. Only white racists claim other cultures as their own.

  • Amun

    Only the racists are using race differences in order to divide and cause troubles among the peaceful human society. Only the greedy and evil
    imperialists are doing anything wrong, bad and negative in a way the situation becoming the best only for them at the cost of the rest.

    Who is controlling the medias including TV such as CNN, Fox, BBC, Sky…, the newspapers, radio and internet? Who is controlling and benefiting from the financial institutions and markets including banks among the other USA and UK banks, WB and IMF, financial markets in Wall Street and FTSE in London, and multinational companies, world Trade and so on? Who is controlling the securities, government, institutions and so on?

    These are the few and the same people working together for their own benefit. More than 95% USA and EU citizens have no idea what the few greedy criminal imperialists are doing against them and others in their names. We know what this old man media magnates and other activities are doing against the world citizens including in UK and USA.

    Just fight back the few greedy and evil imperialists particularly in USA and UK that are capable of doing anything against the rest for the sake of their benefit with billions.

    This is the way how his media is working which is misinformation, distorting facts, laying and creating mistrust among the peaceful world citizens that are suffering on daily basis to live from hand to mouth while he is a bilinear loving to be treated as a sugar daddy for his money he is get for doing nothing but like this kind trash activities.

  • Africa is one

    Who is white?

    What are the criteria to identify or categorize someone whether he/she is white or not?

    Is that skin color which is like a cloth to the body and its color can be changed with heat or easily damaged?
    Is that eyes colors that are very crucial and important to the living?
    Is that hair colors that is growing on the human head like plants do on the
    ground?

    More 90% all human beings have the same eyes and hair colors which is Broun and Black. Italians, Greeks, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanians, most French and other hundreds of millions of Europeans have lots in
    common with the Africans, Asians, Indians, Native Americans, Aboriginals, Arabs and so on than with North Europeans that are having very different kind/color of eyes, hair and skins.

    The Jews were always classified as blacks throughout their history in
    Europe. Hitler was using the race issue against them….

    But today, they think they are whites because this way they would benefit more. We will see if this way is going to benefit them in the long run.

  • orianalianna

    I think Rupert Murdock is a mistake done by nature; he was meant to be born an ant after his previous life as a Nazi.

    Egypt is very much Middle Eastern but apart of AFRICA to cancel out the blacks of Egypt when they make more than 82% of the population is NOT going to go over well.

    Middle Easterners aren’t Anglo white either. Theyd all have died out of skin cancer if they were.

    Also in the Egyptian museum Ramzis and ALL his sons and GROWN ADULT grandsons are on display. They’re not white they also have the skeletal structure of Africans, height – tall, the hair I saw was course and tight curls. They also dyed their hair with red henna a very AFRICAN tradition- I saw them for myself. The linage wasn’t apart of the Greek invaders, that was Cleopatra an entire different diluted linage.

    In Egypt, history tells that Moses was a refugee from ETHIOPIA – an Ethiopian Jew. Which makes sense as the river doesn’t go through Israel. And anybody who ignores Ethiopian Jews and thinks Israel is where the Torah was revealed – are ignorant of Moses. Ethiopia is the Homeland of the ANCIENT Jews, and the Sinai is where the Torah was revealed.

    Murdock just said the blacks were slaves – yeah…they the Jews. Moses was black hence the backlash Murdock.

    Israel was brought to the wrong region in the 1930′s but that’s what happens when Atheists get involved in the creation of a state based on religion. Hence why Zionists don’t believe in the almighty and just identify themselves as Jewish – and why they are the minority. Because everything they believe in according to the Torah – is flat out wrong wrong.

    And that gross mistake wronged an entirely innocent people.

  • Ohyouknow

    You are wrong.
    They looked like modern day Ethiopians/Horn of Africans.
    The original jews, the real “chosen ones” if you will, are Ethiopian jews.
    The egyptians of today are arabs and do not look like the ancient egyptians whom again looked more like Horn of Africans aka the real egyptians.
    You seem very jealous of this fact. They were dark brown aka black, deal with it.

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    Well, he’s actually right. Native Egyptians (before being mixed with Arab blood) were not black. They just weren’t. Cleopatra was NOT a black woman.

  • The Truth is…

    How do you know Cleopatra was not black. Who told you? Holywood or the jews writers? was she white? when was the time?

    The Arabs came to Egypt/Africa on the camel back to spread Islam in the 7th century. Before that they ere Greeks (500 BC), Romans (325 BC) and Byzantines
    (300 AC) came to Egypt to colonize.

    Pharaohs were ruling Egypt for more than 6000 BC. They were all Africans.

    You people one day will also claim the natives in North America, Australia, New Zeeland and so on were Whites despite you have been there for less than 500
    years and in Australia and New Zealand less than 200 years.

  • AK

    ITS A MOVIE :))))))

  • Drainbreath .

    The scariest thing is how much of the media/news he owns. He tells us what to think via his biased view through his newspapers.

  • politicallyincorrect

    Of course he is. He’s CONSERVATIVE Foxnews guy. Clooney will use it in his hacker movie. Meanwhile…communists take over “ferguson protests” and the obama admin admits the stupidity of its voting block got him elected and….crickets. Never hear about Joe Biden’s racial and sexist slurs. Your liberal bias is laughable if it weren’t s detrimental to society. Oh…how about Clooney praising Iran or mocking Alzheimer’s patients? Joke.

  • politicallyincorrect

    Really? Not quite. See: george Soros

  • Living in a box

    Rupert Murdoch is the owner of Fox News, and Fox News is all about made up facts. No surprised here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_2Vq_1LMt4

  • Sim

    Lol

  • anon

    So?? The whites would be up in arms as well if someone famous like Alexander,Napolean,Mozart,Newton etc. was played by a black man

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    Your ignorance is pitiful.

  • The Truth is…

    george Soros

    He is a Hungarian born Jewish causing chaos and destruction in the world including in the name of color revolution, free trade, globalization and so on. He is financing so called right groups, democracy endowments, article 19 and so on using them to work for his agenda while pretending….
    Ukraine, Georgia, .. are among his Projects.

  • The Truth is…

    george Soros

    He is a Hungarian born Jewish causing chaos and destruction in the world including in the name of color revolution, free trade, globalization and so on. He is financing so called right groups, democracy endowments, article 19 and so on using them to work for his agenda while pretending….
    Ukraine, Georgia, .. are among his Projects.

  • The Truth is…

    This is the true color of you when you are demoralized.

  • Nicola

    Oh yes. Poor persecuted white folks.

  • Deena Hossam

    So, does that mean we are the origins of the Europeans and Americans? He claimed all the Egyptian he knows are white! Yea, sure, I agree for one interpretation which is his so-called Egyptian acquaintances aren’t purely Egyptians, they will be mixed with the Caucasian blood. Egyptians dude, look nowadays a mix between Arabs, Africans, Asians, White and Latins. The pure Egyptians exist but in minority. Sorry, when I visited Cairo Museum and saw all the statues of the Ancient Egyptians I haven’t seen a white skinned statue for a single Egyptian. They were between light brown and brown skinned. Even the paintings are showing that. If one will look at Rami Malek (Egyptian/American) in Larry Crowne with Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks will see that he’s the example of Mixed Blood Egyptian while if you will look to his co-star in Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II; Omar Metwally (Egyptian/American) he’s in this movie particularly looks full Egyptian for the movie’s sake. While as if you check him in Redemption with Resse Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal he looks of a Mixed Blood. Check some Egyptians like singers Amr Diab (Light Brown) and Mohamed Mounir (Brown Nubian). Period.

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    No, it’s what happens when I’m faced with someone whose version of history is based on left-wing, racist brainwashing, and is completely closed off to any notion that he or she might have their facts wrong. You have a nice day now. Not interested in your game.

  • Tay

    Aside from the “you people” portion, what was incorrect or “ignorant” in their comment?

  • Tay

    Again, what about their statements are examples of left wing brainwashing?

  • RemyDelite

    Typical! White people will make up anything too fit in and befriend, turn others against, and then take whatever they want as their own.

    History proves that!

  • orianalianna

    Cleopatra was AFTER the Ramzis linage you ignorant hack. She wasnt even apart of the akhenaten era – you are insanely stupid about antiquities.

  • happy666

    He’s just a racist fan. Wow! I think I need to stop eating…
    Heartless/Soulless man…

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    No, the hack is YOU … on a celebrity gossip blog pretending to be a scholar of antiquities.

    On. a. celebrity. gossip. blog.

    It’s actually very funny.

  • orianalianna

    Are you done insulting the human brain? Seriously take your butt back to school it’s there for YOUR benefit…and our blood pressure.

  • AK

    for me its ok !! as i say its just a F movie .. i didn’t get upset when hollywood chose indian or Mexican to be arab character cuz i don’t CARE (( I’m an arabian girl btw))

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    Who’s making you reply and reply and reply?

  • Von

    I am a North African anthropologist and have researched the origins
    of ancient Egyptian civilization (published book in 2000 “The Shining
    Ones: Etymological Essay on the Amazigh Roots of Ancient Egyptian
    Civilization”). Since 2000, two remarkable scholars have come up with
    similar findings : Early Egypt was peopled by a white North African
    Amazigh (Berber) population, Dr. Malika Rachid in her superb research
    “Les Premiers Berberes”, and Dr. Lugan who spoke belatedly in 2010 of a
    scientific earthquake in that discovery. All the Afrocentrist writings
    that have tried to revise the history of that region and attributed
    the ancient Egyptian civilization to black-skinned people are fantasies,
    not based on accurate facts. Therefore, to accurately portray people at
    the time of Exodus, you cannot resort to Arab actors (Arabs of the
    Arabian Peninsula invaded Egypt in the 7th century AD, centuries after
    the time of Exodus), even though they are white, and you cannot portray
    the bulk of the Egyptian population as black-skinned. There were a few
    black people mainly in the armed forces, and as servants, brought back
    from conquest of regions like Nubia, in the south of Egypt. Nothing
    wrong with the casting of this movie.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    Facts honey, whites don’t play victim like the blacks. We rise. Lol. Have fun living off welfare.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    I’ll repost my comment since the jealous clowns couldn’t handle the truth..lol Whites don’t need to steal culture you bitter racist. The Europeans have the richest culture of them all. Europeans have created everything substantial in existence. You seem bitter that you have no history of your own…so you look for clues in “skin color” and “hair texture” when in fact many Europeans like the Greek, Spanish etc have tan skin and every mummy I saw/read up on had European hair texture. Even if we do say your statements are true…the ancient Egyptians were all inbred and had an insane amount of deformities and contributed nothing of real substance in society. Take it easy, lmao.

  • happy666

    The greeks were da best!!!

  • happy666

    Greeks greeks!!! I have a greek nose admired by the romans. Its smart, protuding and kind of long. It has personality xDD

    Kim Kardashian is egyptian and a Cleopatra wannabe

  • happy666

    Egypt (origin of history) = black
    Greeks (revelion) = white
    Rome (modern history) = latinos

    USA = “latino” slaves

    Hahahaha

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