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German Figure Skater Pummeled On Twitter For Using ‘Schindler’s List’ Song

Nicole Schott, a German figure skater, was roundly criticized on Twitter for skating to a song from the score of the famous Holocaust movie “Schindler’s List,” the New York Daily News reported.

Dozens of tweets about the performance quickly put the movie’s title on Twitter’s list of trending topics


The film depicts German-occupied Poland during World War II, and the efforts of factory own Oskar Schindler to save over 1,200 Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps. The music from the film, directed by Steven Spielberg, was composed by John Williams and won the Academy Award for best film score in 1994.

Schott’s routine earned her an 18th place finish.

Contact Ari Feldman at feldman@forward.com or on Twitter @aefeldman

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