FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2019 file image launched by NBC, Slash Vallelonga accepts the award for easiest screenplay for “Inexperienced E book” at some level of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards on the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP, File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Inexperienced E book” co-author Slash Vallelonga has apologized for a 2015 tweet about Muslims and 9/11 that has resurfaced a pair of days after the movie received a Golden Globe Award.
Within the tweet, he talked about then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump used to be “100% correct” that local television records in New York on 9/11 confirmed Muslims in Jersey City cheering when the towers got here down, and he had considered it.
There’s no evidence such celebrations took place.
“I spent my lifestyles making an strive to bring this account of overcoming variations and discovering total ground to the cowl cowl, and I’m incredibly sorry to everyone related to ‘Inexperienced E book,'” Vallelonga talked about in an announcement Thursday. “I especially deeply make an apology to the incandescent and form Mahershala Ali, and all contributors of the Muslim faith, for the effort I in actuality luxuriate in introduced about.”
He added an apology to his slack father Frank Anthony Vallelonga, an actor identified professionally as Tony Lip, whose valid-lifestyles befriending of gloomy concert pianist Don Shirley used to be the foundation for the movie. Ali, who’s Muslim, plays Shirley and Viggo Mortensen plays the elder Vallelonga.
“‘Inexperienced E book’ is a myth about like, acceptance and overcoming boundaries, and I may form better,” the assertion talked about.
Vallelonga has now deleted his Twitter fable.
His used tweet started circulating Wednesday simply as “Inexperienced E book” director Peter Farrelly used to be apologizing when a 20-365 days-used account emerged about him flashing his genitals to colleagues as a comedian account.
“Inexperienced E book” received the Golden Globe on Sunday for easiest musical or comedy movie.