John Boyega defends anti-racism tweets in passionate video

John Boyega defends anti-racism tweets in passionate video

Mr Floyd, 46, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Monday, after police officer Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on his neck as he was handcuffed for at least eight minutes, while arresting him for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 note in a shop. I said what I said. In his Twitter replies, Boyega made it clear that he does not care what others think and he will keep standing up for what he believes in.

"And if you're a fan of me, and you support my work, and you're racist and you're arguing with what I was saying: f*** off, you f****** d***heads. And if you don't fucking like it, go suck a dick".

The Star Wars actor first posted "I really f****** hate racists" after news of George Floyd 's death made headlines. "You f-ing d-heads".

While a lot of Twitter users were supportive of Boyega's sentiments, there were some who criticised his rhetoric, saying that racism could be aimed toward white people too.

He followed up the posts in an Instagram Live video, saying: "I said what I said". "The kind that has ruined the world not caused a lil break up with your girlfriend".

The actor had not only expressed his hatred for racists but also emphatically expressed just how much he hates what they stand for, however, the actor has since then been schooled by many Twitter users who are calling him out for what he had said. "I wasn't raised by no weak people", he continued.

In another tweet, Boyega said his mother had praised him in response to his comments.

Boyega remained firm in his stance and later gave a passionate speech about racism on Instagram Live.

"When I don't have words I sing, when my heart hurts I sing, to watch yet another black body cut down hurt so I sing", she wrote on Instagram. "Speak for yourself at all times", he added in another tweet.

"But there's no way that I have the opinion that there's no other forms of racism".

"So when I say it, I mean it, and you lot can't rattle me". The video of the incident shows Floyd pleading with the police to remove himself off his neck, however, the officer refuses to listen to his requests. "Of course there's other forms of racism", the Star Wars actor said in an impassioned voice on a video on Instagram. As I said you can't force me to talk about what I'm not talking about. But a black man was just murdered in cold blood, in the streets, Stateside, again. The FBI is now investigating his death.

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