Karol G received this Monday harsh criticism on social networks after publishing a photo of your dog to express themselves against the racismin the midst of the wave of reactions by the death at the hands of Police of african-american George Floyd in United States.
The controversy began when the singer urban colombia published the picture of your puppy, white coat and dark spots, along with the message, “the perfect example of the white and the black together look beautiful.”
Although shortly after the star deleted his publication, the messages of rejection are maintained throughout the afternoon today.
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“Then Karol G has made a career singing music that comes from the rhythms of black, but to her, the racism is like a puppy dog with spots”, wrote a user in Twitter.
“According to Karol G I’m not racist because I take coffee with milk, I seen a black shirt/white pants, white/black, and yes, it’s very important to use tapaboca half white and half black to be anti-racist for life”, expressed another.
The messages of internet users mushroomed to such an extent that the label #KarolG was one of the 20 most popular trends in the united States.
Not who came up to divide the society by “Races” You do not have a friend-white, a cousin of black or a fellow caucasian. You have a friend, a cousin and a companion. Fuck that
— KAROL G (@karolg) May 30, 2020
However, one of the loudest criticisms came from his compatriot Goyo, the female voice of the trio ChocQuibTown.
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“The message of Karol G wanting to show solidarity with this cause; they are an example of how someone who makes music and videos with bill of african descent, with idols BLACK. Not sure what that is RACISM, Nor discrimination, nor the importance of the race. And it is something that would add a lot,” wrote the artist of african descent.
Messages @karolg wanting to show solidarity with this cause; they are an Example of as someone who makes music and videos with bill afrodescendiete, with idols BLACK. Not sure what that is RACISM, Nor Discrimination, nor the importance of the race. And it is something that would add a Lot. https://t.co/Mrv7F1k92G
— Goyo (@GOYOCQT) June 1, 2020
To the feedback, the interpreter of “Tusa”, and “Pineapple” proceeded to publish a press release explaining their position after you remove the photo of your dog.
“I was wrong and I want to clarify that my intent in the photo that I took were nice and correct. What I wanted to say is that the racism is terrible, I don’t understand… there is Only one race, the human race and I see now that the way I did was not good,” he wrote.
In addition, he expressed his solidarity with the movement Black Lives Matter, which has moved across the U.S. before the death of Floyd, resulting in violent clashes.
In the incident, which was recorded in a video released on social networks, an agent, of the white race, it squeezes the neck to the man with his knee for several minutes despite the desperate complaints that he could not breathe, while his companions watched.
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Floyd died shortly after in a hospital.
The autopsy ordered by the family of Floyd confirmed that he died by “asphyxiation due to a sustained pressure”, as reported today, a lawyer for the family.
International stars such as BeyoncéJohn Boyega, Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Cynthia Erivo, Lupita’nyong or, Demi Lovato, Viola Davis, Janelle Monáe, Kim Kardashian, Justin BieberJeffrey Wright, Chance the Rapper, Ariana Grande, LeBron James, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish and Lana del Rey have joined the wave of indignation in that country.