Celebrities React on Twitter to the Michael Brown Shooting Verdict as Riots Rage in Ferguson
Celebrities like Katy Perry, Solange, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna and Alyssa Milano took to Twitter and Instagram to post their reactions and their heartbreak. And to the tune of Michael Brown’s parents and President Obama, who called for peace, some celebs used social media to try and fan the flames of violence happening in Ferguson, Missouri.
Read the Tweets and Instagram posts below and #PrayForFerguson.
Feeling stuck all the way over here in Sydney seeing the news just now… Sending my prayers to Ferguson & praying for an equal America.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 25, 2014
I don’t have anything “insightful” to say right now. Just pain, and anger. Something we are all allowed to feel right now. — solange knowles (@solangeknowles) November 25, 2014
This whole thing is so damn sad — Andy Cohen (@Andy) November 25, 2014
There are no variables to “unarmed” at a distance. It doesn’t matter where my hands are if there’s nothing in them & you KNOW I’m unarmed. — jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) November 25, 2014
Surreal — kerry washington (@kerrywashington) November 25, 2014
I’m heartbroken over the news of no indictment in Ferguson. Let’s all pray for peace. — Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) November 25, 2014
So many things are backwards in this world. It breaks my heart. — Evan Rachel Wood (@evanrachelwood) November 25, 2014
My thoughts are with the Ferguson community. I hope the frustration, as well as the love for the Brown family, shows itself through peace. — josh groban (@joshgroban) November 25, 2014
All my love is with the family of Michael Brown. I applaud their strength and courage, mourn their loss, pray they see justice and change. — Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) November 25, 2014
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) November 25, 2014
— David Boreanaz (@David_Boreanaz) November 25, 2014