George Floyd, 46, African-American died after being a police officer pinned his neck to the ground with his knee for more than 7 minutes. This tragedy has become the focus of the United States for the past few days, leading to protests and a backlash condemning racism.
Four police officers involved in the incident were fired. In it, Derek Chauvin – who directly grabbed George Floyd with his knee, was arrested on charges of murder of level 3 and manslaughter.
Many stars have expressed their wrath about the incident, some calling for fans to sign to request authorities to investigate and seriously handle the case with all those involved. They want to claim justice for the deceased.
Billie Eilish wrote a long letter on social media, expressing her frustration with racism. “Why are immigrants persecuted? Why are white people given opportunities that people of other races aren’t…white f**king privilege. Why are white people given opportunities that people of other races aren’t?“
Singer Beyonce posted a video clip calling, “We need justice for George Floyd. We all witnessed his murder in broad daylight. We’re broken and we’re disgusted. We cannot normalize this pain.” Beyonce recommends all police officers involved in the crime be investigated.
Selena Gomez also expressed her sorrow at the incident. She said that it took her all day to think about the tragedy and then it was late but all could take action to prevent the tragedy from recurring in the future.
Actor Jennifer Aniston, singer Cardi B … urged fans to sign on the Change page to propose investigating the incident. They are not satisfied with the charges against Derek Chauvin.
Protests later erupted in many parts of the United States because the prosecutors had not initially decided to prosecute the police, even though the four were dismissed. On May 30, a video on Twitter showed protesters breaking the White House security barrier.
Ariana Grande, after a post on her Instagram, has been seen on the road joining the latest protest.
Chris Evans expressed his shock in this tragedy.