Bible Series Producers Made Up Satan to Look Like President Obama-Fiction!
Summary of eRumor:
Rumors and comments are flying on the Internet alleging that the producers of History Channel’s “The Bible” miniseries made up their character of Satan to look like President Barack Obama.
The shows producers, Mark Burnett and his wife, actress Roma Downey, told reporters that the allegation is nonsense and added, that they have “nothing but respect and love our president, who is a fellow Christian.” This according to a March 18, 2013 article by CBS News.
The epic miniseries about the Bible began airing on the History Channel in March and the article said that Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni, an actor from Morocco, played the part of Satan who tempted Jesus in the desert during a fast of 40 days.
Downey told reporters that “false statements such as these are just designed as a foolish distraction to try and discredit the beauty of the story of the Bible.”