With the rise of social networking, many artists and Hollywood personalities noticed that their platforms can be used to give voice to those social causes that require attention. Now, after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in the united States, major stars have expressed their rejection to this act.
The african american man was arrested at the beginning of the week because he allegedly pretended to pay with a check without funds. However, an agent was arrested in a violent manner and ended up choking her to put the knee in the neck for more than 5 minutes.
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This act of abuse of power has caused a series of protests in the north american country, especially in Minnesota. For this reason, the major artists of Hollywood not were silent and used his account of Instagram to express their support.
Justin Bieber shared a video of the arrest of George Floyd and he was very outraged by the actions of the authorities. “This has to stop. This man died and that makes me angry and makes me sad. The racism is bad. We must use our voice! Sorry George Floyd”, he wrote.
Similarly, Demi Lovato said they are tired of the abuse against african americans: “This is not right. What I said recently and will say it again, don’t let your discomfort stop you from raising your voice for those who are in danger.”
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Kylie Jenner, who has more than 178 million fans on Instagram, she shared a well-known phrase of Martin Luther King and expressed fear that his daughter the african-american pass for the same situation.
“To see the murder of George FloydI have not been able to take me off of their face or their words in the mind. I will never be able to experience the pain and the fear that people of color go through every day (….) I fear for my daughter and I look forward to a better future for her. My heart breaks for the family and friends of George Floyd. Do not forget your name. Keep raising your voice, because it is the only way to achieve change,” he said in the social platform.
Other Hollywood stars such as Katy Perry, Naomi Campbell, Liam Payne, Madonna, Cardi B and Kim Kardashian have also been delivered by the death of the american.
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