Top 5 Hollywood news today: Lady Gaga comments on #BlackLivesMatter, BTS creates history

WION Web Team New Delhi Jun 01, 2020, 09.24 PM(IST)

Lady Gaga. Photograph:( Reuters )

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A number of Hollywood stars and singers have come out in support of #BlackLivesMatter including singer-actress Lady Gaga. Here are the top stories of the day.

Actor John Cusack joined protestors on streets of Los Angeles to protest against the killing George Floyd by a policeman. Cusack shared a video of one of the protests that he became a part of over the weekend and stated that how the police came after him a baton.

A number of Hollywood stars and singers have come out in support of #BlackLivesMatter including singer-actress Lady Gaga.

Here are the top stories of the day.

Hollywood actor John Cusack shares video of police who 'came at me with batons' during US protests

With more number of Hollywood celebs extending support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ as a black man named George Floyd lost his life due to police brutality, actor John Cusack shared a video of one of the protests that he became a part of over the weekend. As situation got out of control in many areas of Los Angeles and neighbouring cities, John shared multiple pictures and videos as he stepped out to protest in Chicago over the death of George Floyd.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/celebrity-news-hollywood-actor-john-cusack-shares-video-of-police-who-came-at-me-with-batons-during-us-protests-302274

Lady Gaga issues statement on Black Lives Matter protests in the US and racism

As the US protests gain momentum, Lady Gaga posted a lengthy message on social media on the unrest in the country. She called out racism in the country and more. In her post, Lady Gaga expressed reluctance that anything she would say "will incite further anger, although that is precisely the emotion that’s justified. I do not wish to contribute to more violence, I wish to contribute to a solution."

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-issues-statement-on-black-lives-matter-protests-in-the-us-and-racism-302349

Spike Lee releases film ‘3 Brothers – Radio Raheem, Eric Garner And George Floyd’

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee recently debuted a new short film titled ‘3 Brothers- Radio Raheem, Eric Garner and George Floyd’ which is a compilation of the scene from his 1989 film ‘Do The Right Thing’. It features the death of Radio Raheem and video of the deaths of Eric Garner in 2014 and George Floyd earlier this week.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/spike-lee-releases-film-3-brothers-radio-raheem-eric-garner-and-george-floyd-302296

BTS makes history as 'DNA' becomes first Korean music video to cross 1 billion views

BTS makes history yet again as the Korean pop band charted new heights of success. The boy band made YouTube story as their recently released music video titled ‘DNA’ hit the 1 billion mark on YouTube. With this, BTS has become the first Korean boy band’s music video ever to achieve the feat.

read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/hollywood-news-bts-makes-history-as-dna-becomes-first-korean-music-video-to-cross-1-billion-views-302282

Madonna criticised for commenting on George Floyd's death with a dance video of her son

Madonna's 'tribute' to George Floyd has not gone down well with people. The popstar joined millions across the world in condemning security guard George Floyd's murder.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/madonna-criticised-for-commenting-on-george-floyds-death-with-a-dance-video-of-her-son-302432