From Justin Bieber to Taylor Swift: Celebrities seek justice for George Floyd

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: May 28, 2020, 02:43 PM(IST)

George Floyd, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber Photograph:( Twitter )

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Celebrities from all over the world are speaking out for the death of former football player George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA. 

Celebrities from all over the world are speaking out for the death of former football player George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA. 

A video surfaced online showing a white police officer knelt on Floyd's neck for several minutes despite the 46-year-old's is continuously yelling, ''I can't breathe."

Celebrities including Lizzo, Harry Styles, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Cardi B, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, DJ Khalid, Taylor Swift,  Demi Lovato, Halsey, Camila Cabello and many more expressed their grief and sought justice against the police violence.

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Floyd, a 46-year-old Houston resident was handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a police officer on Monday. The police officer continued to choke him until he went limp.

The four police officers involved in the incident have been fired and an FBI investigation has been initiated.

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