In any case, Roth, who is a deep Jew, especially by Hollywood standards (I'm convinced that Hostel is a Shoah movie), had a pretty good comeback to Crowe's rantings:
Russell Crowe went on an anti-circumcision tirade on Twitter late Thursday and early Friday morning.UPDATE: Eli Roth is now defending Russell Crowe on his Twitter feed.
"Circumcision is barbaric and stupid. Who are you to correct nature? Is it real that GOD requires a donation of foreskin? Babies are perfect," he wrote.
When one follower called the practice hygenic, Crowe replied, "Hygenic? Why don't you sew up your ass then?"
He then implored his "Jewish friends" to stop ceremonial circumcision.
"many jewish friends, I love my Jewish friends, I love the apples and the honey and the funny little hats but stop cutting yr babies @eliroth" he wrote to his Man With an Iron Fist director. (Snapped back Roth on Twitter: "You didn't seem to be complaining when I was recutting you this afternoon...")
UPDATE 2: Several Goldblog readers have pointed out just how adorable it is that Russell Crowe knows about apples and honey.
UPDATE 3: No, anonymous e-mailers, Russell Crowe is not the new Mel Gibson. Mel Gibson is an antisemite. Russell Crowe is simply attached to his foreskin. It's different.
UPDATE 4: Eli Roth on Twitter:
This might be a matter for Human Rights Watch: "Terrified Stars Stop Tweeting In Reaction to Mild Criticism."
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