WATCH: Bravo's Andy Cohen invokes Jewish roots, condemns cemetery attack

"This is extremely personal for me," said Cohen during his late-night talk show.

By JTA
February 22, 2017 11:06
FOX2NEWS broadcasts footage of vandalized headstones at a St. Louis area Jewish cemetery

FOX2NEWS broadcasts footage of vandalized headstones at a St. Louis area Jewish cemetery. (photo credit: screenshot)

 
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Andy Cohen, the host of Bravo’s late-night talk show “Watch What Happens Live” and the mastermind behind the channel’s uber-popular “Real Housewives” franchise, addressed the recent vandalism of a St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery on his show Monday night.

In doing so, he mentioned that some of his great-grandparents and other relatives are buried there. Over 170 gravestones were toppled in the Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery in University City, Missouri.

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“I don’t have to have a personal connection though to know that this is not who we are as Americans,” Cohen says in the powerful clip below.

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