The Anti-Defamation League said that the video segment used imagery associated with Jewish stereotypes
Roger Waters has changed one of the videos he uses during his stage show of ‘The Wall’ following accusations that it was anti-semitic.
As previously reported, the Anti-Defamation League claimed the video segment for the song ‘Goodbye Blue Sky’ used imagery associated with stereotypes about Jews and money.
In particular, the video shows aeroplanes dropping bombs in the shapes of Jewish Stars of David followed by dollar signs, although various other religious and corporate symbols are also depicted.
Now, during the same song at his show at New York‘s Madison Square Garden on Wednesday (October 6), the video had been changed to show the Mercedes symbol following the Jewish symbols, reports Rolling Stone.
Earlier this week, Waters responded to the anti-semitism claims, saying that there were “no hidden meanings in the order or juxtaposition of these symbols”.
Waters, who is currently on the US leg of his world tour of ‘The Wall’, will bring the show to the UK and Ireland in May and June 2011.