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Roald Dahl’s family apologises for author’s antisemitic remark

Roald Dahl’s family apologises for author’s antisemitic remark

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The family of Roald Dahl has apologised for an antisemitic comment by the late author made 37 years ago, saying his previous remarks were "incomprehensible".His relatives issued a joint statement on his website after concerns the comment could damage his legacy - which continues to live on while his estate signs deals with broadcasters to adapt his books. Dahl's words, they wrote, "stand in contrast" to the man they knew. Image: Many of Dahl's works have been adapted to West End plays and big-budget films The statement said: "The Dahl family and the Roald Dahl Story Company deeply apologise for the lasting and understandable hurt caused by some of Roald Dahl's statements."Those prejudiced remarks are incomprehensible to us and stand i...