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CELEBS REACT TO GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S NOT GUILTY VERDICT

CELEBS REACT TO GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S NOT GUILTY VERDICT

Celebrities took to Twitter to react to George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict on Saturday night (July 14th). Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26th, 2012 in Sanford, Florida.

Diddy wrote via Twitter, "IN MEMORY OF TRAYVON MARTIN!!! REST IN PEACE YOUNG KING!!! ANY DEATH OF A KID IS A TRAGEDY!! WAKE UP!! My heart is truly broken. We dedicate this video to Trayvon Martin+his family. God Bless our children." He added, "#myTruth I am blessed to have 6 beautiful kids. I'm hurt and I'm mad as hell! My heart goes out to the family. He followed him! F*ck That!"

Nicki Minaj tweeted, "WOW. And our taxes paid for that trial. We just paid to see a murderer walk free after killing an innocent unarmed little boy. #GodBlessAmerica."

She added, "What are your thoughts? @BarackObama We're allowed to disregard 911 operators, pursue and kill ppl now? But send lauryn hill to jail 4 TAXES. May God console the Martins at this time; as well as every other family that's gone through this type of injustice."

  • Rick Ross: "My condolences continue to go the Martin family."
  • Lil Wayne wrote, "Tampa was amazing but kame bak to my bus and saw da news...ain't sh*t change, and I may never get to see it do so. I pray 4my kids & yours."
  • Meek Mill: "It's not about black and white or any other race..It's about the value of a black kid life being very low in America..With a black president. Can't imagine a grown man taking the life of my son because he thought he looked suspicious!"
  • Rihanna wrote, "Only in America! #TrayvonMartin. This is the saddest news ever!!! #whatsjustice #pray4theMartinFamily." She added,"A child was gunned down for no reason! And nothing about that sounds like murder? My baby brother is 17, this rocked my whole sh*t!#thesystemisandhasalwaysbeenphucked."
  • Meanwhile, during her concert in Nashville, Tennessee, Beyonce had a moment of silence for Trayvon 30 minutes after the verdict was read.
 

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