Eagles Of Death Metal Singer: Muslims Celebrated Paris

| by Michael Allen
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Eagles of Death Metal singer Jesse Hughes recently said that he saw "Muslims celebrating in the street" during the infamous November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

The band was performing at the Bataclan theater where 89 people were killed by terrorists. stated: "The French are so concerned with racism, they’re letting Muslims get away with murder."

"A day after, at the stadium, Muslims booed the moment of silence and we barely heard about it in the press," Hughes replied. "I saw Muslims celebrating in the street during the attack. I saw it with my own eyes. In real time! How did they know what was going on? There must have been coordination."

In the first part of his statement, Hughes may have been referring to soccer fans in Istanbul, Turkey, who booed during a moment of silence only days after the Paris attacks. The incident was widely covered in the media. CNN mentioned reports by CBS and Reuters, and there are numerous media results in a Google search for "soccer fans boos moment of silence turkey."

Hughes also said that a backstage door had been propped open, and hinted that there may have been people working the venue who helped the terrorists inside. also asked: "Do you think political correctness is killing our natural instincts and making us vulnerable?" didn't define what "political correctness" is, but Hughes replied, "Definitely. There were two girls who were involved. They were at the venue and vanished before the shooting, and these women were in traditional Muslim garb. They knew people wouldn’t check them because of the way they were dressed. They got caught a few days later." stated that the "fear of offending Muslims is a terrorist’s greatest weapon," and "We’d rather die than be called a bigot."

Hughes added: "How is a faith being associated with racism? Just take out the word 'Islam' and replace it with 'communism.' It’s an ideology. The same way the Rosenbergs could sell nuclear secrets from within America is the same way Muslim terrorists can attack us from within. It’s okay to be discerning when it comes to Muslims in this day and age."

Islam is one of the three main Abrahamic religions in the world and is believed to have begun sometime around the 7th century.

Hughes went on to assert that Arab money was financing Hollywood films.

"Arab money is a pollutant," Hughes said. "So many movies are made with Arab money. George Clooney doesn’t kiss the a-- of the Arabs for no reason. American movies are the best way to influence the hearts and minds of the world." took that theory a step further with: "You never see bad guys in movies who are Arab terrorists. It’s always Germans or French…"

Hughes lamented how "conservative Christian rednecks" are being blamed for "what’s wrong with everything in the world now, including global warming. What about the other ice age we went through? There were no Christian Republicans back then. What caused that meltdown?"

Man-made global warming is not similar to the ice ages (there were five), which neither or Hughes acknowledged, but the interview went back to the terrorist attack. asked Hughes why it took so long for the police to enter the theater, and Hughes said:

The press heard some kids were locked away in rooms so they reported it as a hostage situation. Those kids were hiding. This misinformation meant the cops set up outside for a negotiation while inside dozens of people were dying. The terrorists would go up to bodies and stick them with the gun. If they budged, they’d shoot them again. One girl got up and said she was scared. The guy said, “Don’t be scared, you’ll be dead in two minutes,” and then he shot her, BOOM.

Hughes credited his survival to his upbringing, which was playdate-free:

I knew what gunfire was. I was able to think through it. I was also able to remember practical lessons of my life because I had to be in fights as a kid. My mom didn’t go sue anyone. I didn’t have playdates. I had some practical upbringing growing up in the desert where you got to get yourself out of your problems.

Also, the reason I’ve done well with this healing process is everything I was raised to believe was affirmed that night. In a way, that’s a blessing of God. When the first bullets started being fired, people looked at me. I remember that.

It pissed me off because I knew right then and there it was going to be bad. I knew these kids had no idea what was coming. None. They’d never heard a gunshot in real life and it hit them so hard. added: "Political correctness kills," and Hughes recalled:

I watched about seven people die. A couple of them were three feet from the barrier. They could have fallen backwards and been alive but they were too scared to even turn around. I remember a woman just standing with her hands up in a surrender pose.

The terrorist finally saw her and all she did was go, “No no no.” She surrendered to death in front of my very eyes. I was yelling at her, “HEY!” and I don’t think she could hear me. She was so terrified, I think she’d already given up.

The Guardian reports that Helen Wilson, the ex-girlfriend of Nick Alexander, the merchandise manager for Eagles of Death Metal, recalled the terrorist attack at an inquest in the U.K.; Alexander was British.

Wilson stated: "Nick and I were still talking, I told him not to move and keep his eyes closed. We were playing at being dead."

According to Wilson, a man screamed near them which brought one of the terrorists over to their area.

"The man was tall and had dark hair, he came in our direction and started shooting," Wilson stated. "I tried to protect Nick by covering his body with my legs and wrapping my arms."

"We were holding hands the whole time," Wilson recalled. "He told me that it was hard to breathe so I told him to squeeze my hand and was telling him to stay with me."

Wilson gave Alexander mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when they heard a bomb explode: "I protected myself and asked Nick if he was OK, he said: 'I’m going to die.' I told him that he wasn’t, he said he couldn’t breathe."

They kept doing mouth-to-mouth, but Wilson said she "could tell he had already died. At the time I was holding Nick he felt cold and his eyes had changed, his body was lifeless."

Sources:, CNN, Guardian / Photo credit: SylviaBoBilvia/Wikimedia

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