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    Gal Gadot Spoke Out Again About That Celebrity-Filled "Imagine" Cover

    "It wasn't the right thing."

    Gal Gadot might have finally realized that whole celebrity "Imagine" cover may not have been the best idea.

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    Back at the very beginning of the pandemic, the Wonder Woman star recruited her famous friends to perform a virtual cover of John Lennon's "Imagine."

    After sharing it on social media, it got a lot of backlash from viewers who thought it was insensitive, cringey, and pretty out of touch.

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    Now Gal says that while it was well intentioned, she admits it definitely wasn't right for the moment.

    "I was calling Kristen [Wiig] and I was like, 'Listen, I want to do this thing.' The pandemic was in Europe and Israel before it came here [to the U.S.] in the same way. I was seeing where everything was headed," Gal told InStyle.

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    She continued, "But [the video] was premature. It wasn't the right timing, and it wasn't the right thing. It was in poor taste."

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    Gal added that even when things are "pure intentioned," "sometimes you don't hit the bull's-eye."

    And even though she faced a lot of criticism, she's used the moment to poke fun at herself — particularly when she decided to sing "Imagine" during an acceptance speech at the Elle Women in Hollywood awards.

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    "It just felt right, and I don't take myself too seriously...I felt like I wanted to take the air out of it, so that [event] was a delightful opportunity to do that," Gal concluded.

    Read all that Gal had to say here.