Emma Barnett: Why Wiley’s Anti-Semitic Tweets “Burn Deep”


Rapper Wiley’s Twitter account was temporarily locked while Instagram said it removed some of its content, after a long series of posts on both platforms on Friday and Saturday.Emma Barnett of 5 Live, whose grandmother escaped the Nazis in Austria, spoke about the rapper’s anti-Semitic views on her radio show.

She said the rapper’s words “burn deeply, are deeply disheartening, and play on a very well-hidden fear that many Jews have – that one day anti-Semitism will resuscitate.”

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