Following the loss of life of George Floyd, many celebrities have come collectively to boost cash for the Minnesota Freedom Fund and match donations made by others.
Floyd died on Might 25 in Minneapolis after a police officer saved his knee on his neck for a number of minutes, regardless of Floyd saying he couldn’t breathe a number of instances. The officer was arrested and charged with third-degree homicide and manslaughter a couple of days later. Three different cops who have been seen within the broadly unfold video have been fired in connection to the incident.
All throughout social media, individuals have began making donations to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, a company that gives funds to protestors who’ve been arrested and must put up bail.
After President Trump tweeted about it being “MAGA Night time” on the White Home after protestors gathered outdoors on Friday, Chrissy Teigen introduced she would donate $100,000 to bail individuals out. She later upped her dedication to $200,000.
“In celebration of regardless of the f— maga evening is, I’m dedicated to donating $100,000 to the bail outs of protestors throughout the nation,” she wrote.
The Safdie Brothers and Seth Rogen additionally began a series of donations to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, prompting Steve Carell, Ben Schwartz and Don Cheadle to match their contributions.
Musicians like Harry Kinds, Kehlani, Lil Nas X, Noname and Kali Uchis additionally made donations and unfold the phrase about Floyd’s loss of life.
Different celebrities which have donated embrace Jameela Jamil, Nick Kroll, Abbi Jacobson and lots of extra.