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Scarlett Johansson takes heat for promoting Israeli firm SodaStream
Scarlett Johansson takes heat for promoting Israeli firm SodaStream

RAMALLAH, West Bank – Actress Scarlett Johansson is taking heat from Palestinian activists for becoming a brand ambassador for SodaStream International Ltd., an Israeli company that operates a factory in the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim. SodaStream, which produces machines for making carbonated beverages at home, announced the deal with Johansson this month. She features in an ad for the company that is scheduled to debut during the Super Bowl on Feb. 2. Mustafa Barghouthi, who heads the Palestinian National Initiative party, said Johansson “has no excuse for allowing herself to be used to support the violation of international law.” “This is like...

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