Singer Alicia Keys asks fans if she ‘should take up paragliding’ after Hamas terror attack

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Singer Alicia Keys asks fans if she ‘should take up paragliding’ after Hamas terror attack

After deleting the post, the American musician insisted her reference to paragliding –  one of the methods used by Hamas – was unrelated to the horrors.

Pic: Alicia Keys, Wikipedia
Pic: Alicia Keys, Wikipedia

Global superstar Alicia Keys is being accused of issuing a ‘sick ode to Hamas terror attacks on Israel’ in a social media post.

In the now deleted message on X, formerly known as Twitter, she shares an Instagram post asking fans whether she should take up paragliding, one of the methods used by Hamas terrorists in their atrocities on 7 October.

Alongside the question, she posts a picture of herself in a green, white and black jacket, which some commentators are suggesting are a coded nod to the colours of the Palestinian flag.

Pic: StopAntisemitism Twitter

Advocacy group StopAntisemitism suggested she was signalling her support for the attacks, asking: ‘Is this some sick ode to the Hamas terrorists that infiltrated Israel, killed over 1300 people, beheaded babies, raped women, and kidnapped Holocaust survivors @aliciakeys?’

Alicia Keys Instagram

In a new post to her 27.1 million followers, Keys denies any connection and insists she stands for peace, writing: The post I shared was COMPLETELY unrelated in any way to the recent devastating loss of innocent lives. My heart has been breaking…. I pray for and stand for peace.’

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