Students disrespectfully walk out of Jerry Seinfeld's commencement speech

By Ian Banks | May 13, 2024

The commencement ceremony

Jerry Seinfeld's commencement speech at Duke University led to student walkouts amidst ongoing pro-Palestinian demonstrations on college campuses nationwide. 
 

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During the commencement ceremony where the "Seinfeld" co-creator was set to address the audience, video footage shared on social media captured groups of students leaving the venue. 
 

Their protest

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Some of these students carried Palestinian flags, signaling their protest against Seinfeld's backing of Israel.