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Anti-Muslim Film

The Man Behind the Movie

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9/17/2012 6:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Nakoula Basseley NakoulaThis is the man whose anti-Muslim movie -- "Innocence of Muslims" -- has triggered a wave of violence in parts of the Muslim world.

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula -- who produced the low-budget movie -- is seen here with Anna Gurji, one of the actresses in the film. The photo was shot this year, during production.

Nakoula, who lives in Cerritos, CA., got backing for the movie from hardcore anti-Islam organizations. The flick triggered violence in Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories.



U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and 3 other Americans were killed in the violence.

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61.

oink    

They burn our Bibles and our American Flag we do nothing,

nuke their ass

729 days ago
62.

HRH Prince Michael    

Firstly, as a "civilized"-society we MUST respect all Faiths - or NONE:
1. Family Guy DESECRATING The Cross - as a dog toy.
2. "Pi** Jesus", an "Art-work" PAID for by the National Endowment for the "Arts"
3. A San Francisco advertisement that mocked
"The Last Supper" sponsored by BUD LIGHT.
Yet other faiths, are sacred?
WHOSE, "America"?

729 days ago
63.

Charles    

"The flick triggered violence in Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories."

No, what triggered the violence was ignorant, unreasonable, violant, hateful religous extremist looking for an excuse to "justify" their violence and murder.

Hey morons, if Allah was so personally offended by this film, dont you think he has the power and ability to immediately strike out against the person responsible? By your taking action into your own hands, you are showing that you dont believe in Allah's power nor in his ability to properly judge. You are thus, the ones who are offending God. And he will punish you for placing yourselves in his judgement seat.

729 days ago
64.

Gretel    

For those of you saying TMZ is outing this guy there have been entertainment TV shows who had their reporters knocking on the door of his home ... speaking of outing. It's all the same thing. If he wanted to remain anonymous he should have put a bit of thought into what he did. Those muslin zealots are blood thirsty and insane, it would take much less for the Taliban or whoever gave them their weapons and got them whipped into their murderous frenzy, but it started with this guy so let him pay for it instead of innocents.

729 days ago
65.

HRH Prince Michael    

P.S.: A message to Dubai, to Moscow, to Rome, to Mumbai, to Jerusalem, to Washington, D.C.....:

20Twelve:
Daniel Twelve;1 is HERE,
Proverbs Twelve;7 is NOW,
Zechariah Twelve;8 is NOW,
St. Mark Twelve;36 is NOW,
Psalm2;012 is NOW:
The Most Blessed Christ King Yeshua reigns!
ALL, for The Greater Glory of The True and Living Yahweh!

729 days ago
66.

Enough    

Screw Muhammed and all who believe in his trash.

729 days ago
67.

Diane     

Thought the actress(?) was the chick from the Princess Diary movies!

729 days ago
68.

mommycoconut    

I saw this YouTube short last week and it only had 50,000 views then. I find it impossible to believe it was the cause of the 9-11 pre planned attack. It is being scapegoated to cover up Hillary's incompetence and Obama's October surprise. This is not the direction I want for the next 4 years. Vote them out in November.

729 days ago
69.

Pamela    

Do Muslims worship their prophet or allah? Seems like their prophet is their idol. I thought that was a sin even in Islam. Crazy they stop the terror to pray and then go back to their terrorist acts. Baffling!!!!!!

729 days ago
70.

CriticXtreme    

I'd like to see this same behavior when Hollyweird puts out a horrible movie.

729 days ago
71.

MrR    

If you don't want people to get your goat don't tell them where you have it tied.

729 days ago
72.

debbie    

if you think this film triggered the violence then you are as inept as the current administration

729 days ago
73.

3Storms    

Islam is violent, sexist, homophobic, and the most dangerous thing on the planet.....and it's spreading. There are more Muslims in more countries than any other group of people.
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BUT instead liberals will continue to turn a blind eye until it's too late while ahving the balls to blame Christians for Islam's problems with EVERYONE

729 days ago
74.

Randy    

I wish Mel Gibson to produce another religions film....S.A.W Mohamed Muslims prophet film. This movie is very cheap!

729 days ago
75.

Tripin     

Jesus!!!

729 days ago
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