Monday, May 20, 2024

Ellen Barkin Says Eric Clapton Gave Her A Piece of Jewelry With Nazi Connotations Back in the 90s



Actress Ellen Barkin has jumped on the anti-Eric Clapton bandwagon.

The star of “Sea of Love” and “Switch” and more recently TV’s “Animal Kingdom” says on Twitter that Clapton once gave her a piece of jewelry with Nazi connotations. In the 90s. She writes: “He gave me a necklace he made. Maybe he thought I collected Nazi memorabilia or rather memorabilia from Nazis.”

Barkin, who is Jewish, was obviously upset and kept quiet until now that Clapton bashing is coming from all sides. Yikes. She hashtags #rockandrollracists and also says in another Tweet “Slow hand is a slow mind.”

Ellen also slags Clapton’s famous song, “Layla.” She says: “Tho the song is inspired by the letters of Layla and Majnun, Clapton wrote it in honor of his undying love for his best friends wife. Did I say “honor”?”

Yes, Eric did write “Layla” for George Harrison’s wife, Patti Boyd. They had an affair, and Patti left George for Eric. They were married briefly.

Barkin is not fooling around. She wrote: “F-k Clapton. F–k him hard.” And she was no speaking sexually. She writes:”Eric Clapton is a racist. Loud and proud.”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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