The “Not Guilty” verdict was read close to 10pm on Saturday night. Immediately, social media became the outlet to express emotion about the unfair ruling and even though this case is as simple to some as black and white, a lot of White people were equally outraged.
Popular actors, musicians, hosts and other influential people didn’t shy away from the race factor or how heart-wrenching the decision and tragedy is.
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1. Miley Cyrus
White twerking queen Miley Cyrus took to Twitter to say what we were all thinking.
2. Ellen Pompeo
Star of “Grey’s Anatomy,” Ellen Pompeo, didn’t hold her tongue and immediately blamed the jurors for making a poor decision in the case. We agree.
3. Bill Maher & Judy Blume
Writer Judy Blume pointed out the correlation between the film “Fruitvale Station” and the “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman. In both cases, young Black men were shot and killed for no reason. Their killers got away with murder!
4. Kim Kardashian & Ron Paulman
Even though Kim Kardashian’s father Robert Kardashian was apart of the legal team that successfully got OJ off, she was aware of the injustice in the Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman case.
5. Michael Moore
“Fahrenheit 9/11” filmmaker, Michael Moore, had some interesting things to say about the George Zimmerman verdict.
6. Christopher Hayes
And at the end of this all, Zimmerman will get back the same gun he used to shoot Tryavon Martin, as so eloquently pointed out by MSNBC host Christopher Hayes.