People Are Angry At Gal Gadot For Her Tribute To Stephen Hawking

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Jena Greene Reporter
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Stephen Hawking died on Wednesday at age 76 and many celebrities paid tribute to the controversial scientist.

But some people didn’t take too kindly to Gal Gadot’s tribute to Stephen Hawking because, as we well know by now, everything you say in 2018 is sure to be taken out of context.

“Rest in peace Dr. Hawking,” Gadot wrote on Twitter. “Now you’re free of any physical constraints.. Your brilliance and wisdom will be cherished forever.”

Somehow, people read her tweet as ableist and dragged her through the mud for it.

Some people went even farther and made comments about Hawking’s controversial viewpoint on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The whole argument is stupid. Stephen Hawking was physically disabled. There’s no denying that. We’ve somehow arrived at a point in time where stating a fact is viewed as insulting and insensitive. It happens with race, it happens with gender, and it’s happening with physical disability now too.

Gal Gadot is one of the least controversial and most respectable women in entertainment. And she shouldn’t concern herself with the opinion of internet trolls.

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