Simu Liu Calls Out Antisemitism & Slams 'People With Dangerous Opinions' Perpetuating Hate

He also said that people "must be accountable to their words."

Simu Liu.

Simu Liu.

Simu Liu has been a strong advocate for anti-racism, and he recently took to social media to share his thoughts on the antisemitic comments that have been circling the internet.

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On October 25, the Canadian celeb shared a message.

"Unequivocally condemning all forms of hate racism and discrimination," Liu wrote on his Instagram story.

"Anti-semitism has no place in the world and regardless of the mental state of the people/persons uttering it, they must be accountable to their words."

He finished it off with some strong words:

"Let's not allow people with dangerous opinions to perpetuate hate through their massive platforms."

Simu Liu's Instagram story. Simu Liu's Instagram story. @simuliu | Instagram

While Liu didn't specifically namedrop Kayne West , it appears the remarks are in relation to the recent string of racist comments the rapper has refused to apologize for, such as saying he would go "death con 3 on Jewish people."

As well as calling out antisemitism, the actor has spoken candidly about racism in Canada in his memoir We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Superhero Origin Story .

"Now, don't get me wrong, I love Canada, and I believe that it is a tolerant place," Liu wrote. "I've loved the range of people and the diversity of experiences that I've come to know in my home country."

"But at the same time, I have been called a ch***, and I have been told to go back to China," he continued.

"Canada is not unilaterally friendly, nor is 'friendly' even something that an entire country can be. Sometimes, it feels a bit like we try to cover up our uncomfortable truths with a veneer of tolerance and inclusion," he said.

Most recently, Liu donated his winnings on Celebrity Jeopardy! to Stop AAPI Hate , a foundation committed to standing against the racism faced by Asian American Pacific Islander communities that escalated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sarah Rohoman
Sarah Rohoman is an Editor for Narcity Media focused on Canadian celebrities and is based in Toronto, Ontario.