Roger Watersvocalist of pink floydis preparing his return to Latin America with his international tour This is not a drillwith which he has a date scheduled for the next December 5th in it MedPlus Coliseum. However, the hotel he had planned to stay at recently declined your reservation.
This is the American hotel chain Four Seasons, where the British musician had made a reservation for his stay in Bogotá. According to the agency AFP through a person responsible for the logistics of the show in the Colombian capital, the hotel canceled the reservation.
However, he added that “it doesn’t affect the show,” to the relief of Waters’ fans who are waiting to see him on stage. What is the hotel’s reason for rejecting the Pink Floyd leader’s stay?
This is a chain action that hotels have taken Argentina, Uruguay and now Colombia, countries in which Roger Waters has presentationsafter the musician made statements about the conflict between Hamas and Israel that were described by international leaders as “anti-Semitic.”
Roger Waters noted in an interview with journalist Glenn Greenwald that “how the hell didn’t the Israelis know this was going to happen? I’m still down that rabbit hole a little bit. I mean, didn’t the Israeli army hear in those 11, 10 or 11 fields when they exploded? Whatever they had to fly to cross the border? There’s something very suspicious about that.”
The musician has been openly critical of the Israeli government and after the actions taken by hotels in Argentina and Uruguay, he himself Roger Waters expressed to Page 12an Argentine newspaper, which is an “Israeli lobby” against him.
“They organized this extraordinary boycott based on malicious lies that they have been telling about me,” said the British musician after receiving the bad news of the rejection expressed by some hotel chains in Latin America.
He also added that “I know very well what I feel in my heart and I have not had a single anti-Semitic thought in my whole life. What I condemn is what the Israeli government does and I will continue to condemn it because it is wrong and was wrong from the beginning.”