Martha Kalifatidis, Married At First Sight, apologizes for the Gestapo’s post

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Martha Kalifatidis, Married At First Sight, Apologizes For Referring To Hitler’s Secret Police On Instagram

Former Married At First Sight star Martha Kalifatidis has been forced to apologize for referring to Hitler’s secret police, the Gestapo, in an Instagram post.

The 32-year-old shared a video last week in which she hugged her boyfriend Michael Brunelli before her mother Mary comes in.

“Just trying to have a Lil Moment … Not on Gestapo’s Watch,” she captioned the post.

Apology: Married At First Sight star Martha Kalifatidis (pictured) has apologized for referring to Hitler's secret police, the Gestapo, in an Instagram post

Apology: Married At First Sight star Martha Kalifatidis (pictured) has apologized for referring to Hitler’s secret police, the Gestapo, in an Instagram post

On Monday, Martha apologized for using the Gestapo in a “trivial way and downplaying Nazi crime.”

“I would like to apologize unconditionally for my actions over the weekend,” she said in a statement to the Anti-Defamation Commission.

“I understand that my ignorance does not forgive me and that Gestapo is a word that should not be used in a trivial way or to downplay Nazi crime,” she continued.

Post: The 32-year-old shared a video last week in which she hugged her boyfriend Michael Brunelli before her mother Mary enters

Post: The 32-year-old shared a video last week in which she hugged her boyfriend Michael Brunelli before her mother Mary enters

Post: The 32-year-old shared a video last week in which she hugged her boyfriend Michael Brunelli before her mother Mary enters

Because of my ignorance, I associate the word with law enforcement and in no way did I ever intend to put it in the context of Nazi Germany.

When it was brought to my attention, I immediately deleted the content. I take full responsibility for my actions, again my deepest apologies to anyone I have hurt or offended, ”she said.

Following Martha’s apology, Anti-Defamation Commission Chair, Dr. Dvir Abramovich, said in a statement: was inappropriate and offensive. regardless of her motives. ‘

Response: On Monday, Martha apologized for using the Gestapo in a 'trivial way and downplaying Nazi crime'

Response: On Monday, Martha apologized for using the Gestapo in a 'trivial way and downplaying Nazi crime'

Response: On Monday, Martha apologized for using the Gestapo in a ‘trivial way and downplaying Nazi crime’

“During our conversation, Ms. Kalifatidis overheard my concerns and immediately expressed her feelings of remorse, and I believe her when she says she had no intention of hurting.”

She now understands better why her use of the term ‘Gestapo’ not only downplayed the crimes of the Third Reich, but was also an insult to the memory of the millions killed by the Nazis, to the survivors and to the brave. diggers who fought to save them from destruction and defeat Hitler. ‘

While we understand that many people were upset with her behavior, this is an important first step to calm this problem. I hope she uses the platform she has and her public voice to speak out against bigotry and bigotry. ‘

I would like to apologize unconditionally for my actions over the weekend.  I understand that my ignorance does not forgive me and that Gestapo is a word that should not be used in a trivial way or to downplay Nazi crime, '' she said in a statement to the Anti-Defamation Commission.

I would like to apologize unconditionally for my actions over the weekend.  I understand that my ignorance does not forgive me and that Gestapo is a word that should not be used in a trivial way or to downplay Nazi crime, '' she said in a statement to the Anti-Defamation Commission.

I would like to apologize unconditionally for my actions over the weekend. I understand that my ignorance does not forgive me and that Gestapo is a word that should not be used in a trivial way or to downplay Nazi crime, ” she said in a statement to the Anti-Defamation Commission.

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