‘Thank God. Black Lives Matter” – Deadline


Refresh for updates Hollywood and the Beltway praised the “guilty, guilty, guilty” murder and manslaughter verdicts against former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd today: “Thank God,” tweeted Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan, summing up the response. “#BlackLivesMatter.”

Actor Ava DuVernay tweeted a simple “3!,” while Yvette Nicole Brown wrote, in part, “There’s more thjan ONE bad apple. But this [is] enough for this moment.”

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“Equity joins with Black voices to demand structural policing reforms, in Minneapolis and nationwide, to prevent deadly acts of racist violence,” said Actors’ Equity president Kate Shindle and executive director Mary McColl in a statement supporting the verdicts.

Derek Chauvin Guilty Of Murdering George Floyd, Jury Decides; Ex-Cop Faces Years Behind Bars For May 2020 Death

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