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Hollywood celebrities take to the streets!

George Floyd’s death under police custody triggered outrage across America, prompting celebrities to step out in large numbers and take to the streets to participate in the protests.

Stars including Ariana Grande, Halsey, Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Madison Beer, Jamie Foxx, John Cusack, Machine Gun Kelly, Paris Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Sophia Bush, Emily Ratajkowski, Lil Yachty, Nick Cannon, among others took up placards and joined protests in various parts of the country.

While many took to the streets, other Hollywood celebrities including Beyonce, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Dwayne Johnson, Selena Gomez, among many others took to social media demanding justice for Floyd with powerful posts.

The 46-year-old man African-American died recently in Minnesota after a police officer pressed his knee on his neck for more than eight minutes. The officer was arrested and charged with third-degree murder. Apart from the rallies, personalities including model Chrissy Teigen, director duo Safdie Brothers, actor-writer Seth Rogen, director Ava DuVernay have pledged to donate bail and legal defence funds for over 1,400 people who have been arrested while protesting.

PTI


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