DAVIS (CBS13) – Comedian Roseanne Barr has started a twitter firestorm after saying she hopes UC Davis “gets nuked”.
Her comments come after pro-Palestinian students passed a resolution to boycott Israel.READ MORE: 1 Person Detained After Grass Fire In West Sacramento
The comedian first tweeted “I hope all the jews leave UC Davis & then it gets nuked!”
That tweet has been deleted, but another tweet remains that simply states “#nukeUCDavisJewHaters.”READ MORE: Fire Burns Multiple Mobile Homes In Sacramento
Since posting those tweets, Barr’s has been retweeting people who support her and others who are tweeting obscene and anti-Semitic slurs.
The recent resolution passed by UC Davis students presses the University of California system to divest from Israeli companies.MORE NEWS: West Sacramento Family Describes Being Attacked In Their Apartment
Since then, there have also been two cases vandalism on campus aimed at Jewish students.