But not everyone is kicking their feet up sipping vintage merlot. Nick Cannon and Jamie Foxx are among the celebrities who put more value in justice than their brand. Cannon showed up at a rally in Minneapolis over the weekend.
“I needed to be right there on 38th Street and Chicago where George Floyd’s life was tragically stolen from him. I needed to see the people in that community — how much love they had for their community and their people and how much pain this has caused. We feel the pain go across the world — the anger and the hurt. Those visuals will never be removed from our minds,” Cannon later wrote.
“I’m finding signs of hope in both mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul. To see them respond immediately with care and compassion was the right thing to do. I saw a lot of pain and disappointment in their law enforcement.”
Nick cannon always been real. This man has lupus which puts him at a higher risk of getting Corona and he still out here showing his face in ongoing protest while these other celebrities sitting around. Stop the jokes he deserves more respect ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/RsGkDFICnK
— KJAY (@lilkjay12) May 30, 2020
J. Cole joined protests in Fayetteville, NC, marching with demonstrators through downtown Fayetteville. While Foxx, along with retired NBA star Stephen Jackson, attended a Minneapolis rally on Friday to lend his voices. “All I wanted to do was let you know that we’re not afraid to stand…we’re not afraid of the moment,” Jackson said.