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Nick Vallelonga: Green Book writer sorry for Muslim 9/11 tweet

Nick Vallelonga: Green Book writer sorry for Muslim 9/11 tweet

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The writer of Oscar-tipped film Green Book has apologised for a 2015 tweet in which he said he saw Muslims in New Jersey celebrating the 9/11 attacks.Nick Vallelonga tweeted his support for Donald Trump, who said he had seen "thousands and thousands" cheering - a claim that's been widely discredited.Vallelonga wrote that Mr Trump was "100% correct", but has now said sorry "for the hurt I have caused".He won a Golden Globe Award on Sunday, and the Oscars are now six weeks away.Trump 'wrong' on 9/11 cheering claimsVallelonga wrote Green Book about the story of his father Tony Lip, who drove black concert pianist Don Shirley through the US Deep South amid the racism of the 1960s. ...