Posts Tagged "Mel Gibson PR"

Judah Maccabee: The genesis of a new PR nightmare for Mel Gibson

»Posted by on Oct 4, 2011

Judah Maccabee:  The genesis of a new PR nightmare for Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson appears to be his own worst enemy.  His newest PR nightmare in the making?  Judah Maccabee. Mel Gibson drew some sharp criticism earlier this month when news spread that he’d be teaming up with Warner Bros. to develop a film about Judah Maccabee, who is a Jewish hero from post-Biblical times.  Judah Maccabee is associated with the story of Hannukah. The ‘Hollywood Reporter‘ put it this way: “According to sources close to Gibson, the actor isn’t doing the film to close the gap he has with the Jewish community because they say he doesn’t believe it is even there in the first place. Questions arose about Gibson’s past history with the Jewish community and the sources reassured that Gibson did not hate Jews,...

read more