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    George Soros Refutes Claims About Being a Nazi Amid Twitter Storm

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    Social media was thrown into an uproar when a prominent American actress accused famous billionaire George Soros of being a Nazi.

    American sitcom star and actress Roseanne Barr sparked intense debates on Twitter by claiming that billionaire and investor George Soros was allegedly a Nazi who stole the possessions of Jews murdered during the Holocaust.

    Barr made her remark while apologizing to Chelsea Clinton for erroneously claiming that the latter was married to Soros’ nephew.

    "By the way, George Soros is a nazi who turned in his fellow Jews 2 be murdered in German concentration camps & stole their wealth-were you aware of that?  But, we all make mistakes, right Chelsea?" the actress tweeted.

    ​She also claimed that Soros seeks to overthrow the US “constitutional republic by buying/backing” select district attorney candidates.

    ​According to The Independent, Soros’ spokesman described these claims as "insulting" and called them "an affront to Mr. Soros and his family."

    "[Mr. Soros] did not collaborate with Nazis. He did not help round up people. He did not confiscate anybody’s property. Such allegations are insulting to the victims of the Holocaust, to all Jewish people, and to anyone who honors the truth," the spokesman said.

    A number of social media users apparently weren’t inclined to accept Soros’ reasoning, and insisted on calling him a Nazi and accusing him of profiteering off Holocaust victims.

    Others however insisted that these accusations are untrue and that Soros’ young age at the time of WWII and his Jewish background made his alleged Nazi ties highly unlikely.

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