Hollywood stars, Selena Gomez, Sophie Turner, Chris Evans, Cardi B, Khloe Kardashian, and many others took to their social media accounts to condemn the violence after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol in Washington D.C on January 6. Rioters overpowered police and broke by means of barricades into the Capitol to protest as a joint session of Congress convened to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Reportedly, 4 folks have died in the course of the fury, Social media giants Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram on Wednesday have blocked US President Donald Trump from posting on their platforms. Both the House and Senate and the complete Capitol has been positioned beneath lockdown. Several stars are talking towards the violence and the unrest.
Singer Selena Gomez posted an open letter deal with to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and Twitter co-founder/CEO Jack Dorsey. She tweeted, “Today is the result of allowing people with hate in their hearts to use platforms that should be used to bring people together and allow people to build community.”
“You have all failed the American people today, and I hope you’re going to fix things moving forward,”, she added.
— Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) January 7, 2021
Avengers star Chris Evans took to his Twitter account, mentioned, “I am speechless” and reminded his followers of the violence that occurred when Black Lives Matter protesters took to the streets in the summertime of 2020. “Just think of the carnage had they not been white,” he wrote.
Just consider the carnage had they not been white.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) January 6, 2021
Cardi B confirmed her resentment in the direction of the violence and tweeted, “The irony is pretty funny………weren’t people just wild animals in the summer for demanding justice and now?”
She additionally added,”And y’all better NOT BE OUTSIDE!!These are wild thugs out here ! Stay home.This ain’t our business.Stay at home safe but dangerous!”
The irony is fairly humorous………weren’t folks simply wild animals in the summertime for demanding justice and now?🤔🤔🤔🤔……Let me simply watch.
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) January 6, 2021
Khloe Kardashian revealed she was “sick to [her] stomach” after seeing the pictures of rioters in Washington DC. “The epitome of white privilege! How disturbing!!! I am sick to my stomach,” she wrote.
The epitome of white privilege! How disturbing!!! I’m sick to my abdomen ! pic.twitter.com/XcCiCUmt1X
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) January 6, 2021
Here are the other celebs reactions:
Support the peaceable transition of energy!!!!!!!! That’s being a patriot!
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) January 6, 2021
But no shock.
So many to carry accountable. You know who you might be.
You dismissed the violent, divisive, merciless rhetoric. You made excuses.
He/you aren’t leaders.
We will attempt to re-build. You will attempt to reside with yourselves
— Sarah Jessica Parker (@SJP) January 6, 2021
As a United States Citizen, and the daughter of two veterans, and the sister of one other, I’m ashamed of what’s occurring in Washington. Hypocrisy, disgrace,
Embarrassment. Unpatriotic hypocritical sheep consuming poison Kool support. This a tragic day for America.
— P!nk (@Pink) January 6, 2021
I used to be chased and run by means of tear fuel demonstrating towards the struggle within the 70s. What the police DIDN’T do immediately was stunning. They positive have been prepared in the course of the BLM demos which was peaceable
— Michael Keaton (@MichaelKeaton) January 6, 2021
This is a coup try on behalf of Trump and his complicit allies. This is All on Trump and his administration. The cowards within the GOP have to be held accountable. #CoupAttempt
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) January 6, 2021