Jon Lovitz Takes Unexpected Flack for Fighting Anti-Semitism

You’d think it would be tough for anyone to find fault with a celebrity’s effort to fight a horrific case of anti-Semitism. You’d be wrong. That’s exactly what happened to Jon Lovitz after he tweeted a pic of the three 15-year-old girls who defaced the home of a Jewish friend in Northridge with feces and swastikas. Lovitz sent a message with his pic.

“The 3 girls who are bullying my friend’s daughter. They want to be known. Let them be famous as Jew haters. Pls RT.”

The girls were subsequently expelled from school. Kudos to Lovitz for bringing some accountability to a terrible crime, right? Not according to Above the Law associate editor Chris Danzig.

Seriously, dude?

Danzig later came to his senses and apologized for name-calling. But not before he was torn apart in the Twitter-sphere. Danzig explained that he was bullied as a kid and reacted badly to Lovitz’s very public outing of the girls. Not quite sure that makes sense, but Lovitz appeared to accept his apology.