Hollywood stars hailed the verdict founding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of African American George Floyd on Wednesday.
Chauvin went to court for more than nine minutes when he held Floyd to the sidewalk with his knee on May 25 last year, resulting in the latter’s death. The incident sparked the Black Lives Matter campaign.
Many Hollywood celebrities welcomed the court’s decision, took to social media, and respected Floyd. They repeated that justice had finally been done.
Singer Demi Lovato posted on Instagram: “Rest In Power, George Floyd #blacklivesmatter.”