Selena Gomez sparks political debate with controversial tweet

July 19, 2014 10:18 PM

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Selena Gomez posted a message on Instagram that is causing controversy. The 21-year-old singer and actress displayed It’s About Humanity. Pray For Gaza on the site and received backlash for treading into politics. Realizing that her post was causing a debate online, she later posted a photo and a caption saying, “And of course to be clear, I am not picking any sides. I am praying for peace and humanity for all!”

Gaza, a region of Palestine, has come under heavy conflict recently, with Israeli soldiers battling militants. The Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered strikes to destroy tunnels that the Islamic terrorist group Hamas used. The death toll has risen, most of them Palestinian, in the ongoing conf...

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