'John Mellencamp Says ‘F Antisemitism’ at Rock and Roll

‘F Antisemitism’ at Rock and Roll

Grubman, Mellencamp’s

longtime attorney, was inducted in the Hall of Fame with the Ahmet Ertegun award,

Mellencamp described

himself as a “gentile” who took to heart the hateful rhetoric being directed at Jewish

While Mellencamp

didn’t name the rapper, it was clear his anger was directed at the Antisemitic

Said Mellencamp:

“Guys I cannot tell you how fucking important it is to speak out if you’

Whenever you

hear hate speech or something derogatory about someone else … We’re all human things

 I don’t give

a fuck if you’re Jewish, Black, quiet, tutti frutti  Tuttie fruttie, I

 … I’m standing

here tonight loudly and proudly and in solidarity with Allen, his family, all of

Fuck Antisemitism

and fuck anybody who says anything in that manner

Grubman, who

Mellencamp described as a “true mentch,” later revealed to reporters that he was not clued

“I had

no idea what he was gonna say; he wanted to keep it secret,” said Grubman,

John Mellencamp Decries Antisemitism

At Rock Hall Induction