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Celebrities Got Involved And Spoke Up About George Floyd’s Death

Celebrities got involved and had something to say about George Floyd's death, as protestors have been gathering across the nation to fight for black lives.

Celebrities got involved and had something to say about George Floyd’s death, as protestors have been gathering across the nation to fight for black lives.

The movement is taking place to get justice for George Floyd, who died in police custody while an officer had his knee on his handcuffed suspect’s neck for almost nine minutes. The Minneapolis officer, Derek Chauvin has been arrested and is being charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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Many celebrities have been joining protesters across the nation following the tragic death of George Floyd. Ariana Grande was seen taking part in the protests in Los Angeles on May 30. Grande shared video clips of the crowd as they peacefully protested alongside each other.

Tinashe also got involved in the protests in LA tweeting that, “The media don’t want you to see the peaceful protests.” –

Other celebrities like Halsey shared personal details of the protest on her Instagram story, she spoke up saying,

“We were peaceful hands up not moving, not breaching the line. They opened fire rubber bullets and tear gas multiple times on us. Citizens who were not provoking them, most of us were simply begging them to have empathy, to consider humanity and our nation’s history and future. They opened fire multiple times. I was hit twice. Once by pellets and once by shrapnel. We were gassed repeatedly for hours.”

Halsey has also been keeping her Twitter feed updated about the protests –

 

Snoop Dogg, Kandi Burruss, Ludacris, and other celebrities extended their thoughts and prayers for George Floyd during a live Verzuz battle that had Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond who used the event as a moment of healing.

Others like John Boyega, Jamie Foxx, Taylor Swift, Steve Carell, Lady Gaga, and many more spoke up and have used their own platforms to help raise awareness over the injustice and to show their support of the protestors.

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Billie Eilish is one example of the celebrities who used Instagram and got involved by voicing how she felt about people who use ‘All Lives Matter’ in response to the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement in light of George Floyd’s death.

Eilish was not subtle about how she feels, she spoke up and included in the lengthy post addressing those with white privilege that –

“ALL YOU MFS DO IS FIND A WAY TO MAKE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOURSELF. THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU. STOP MAKING EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU. YOU ARE NOT IN NEED. YOU ARE NOT IN DANGER.” -@billieeilish

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I WANT THINGS TO BE DIFFERENT

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Crissy Teigen, Janelle Monae, Seth Rogen, and many other celebrities got involved by pledging to give money to bail out those who have been arrested during the nationwide protests.

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