When phrase unfold that Trump supporters helmed a siege at Capitol Hill, 50 Cent took to social media to deal with the riots. The “Sweet Store” emcee shared a picture of a number of regulation enforcement officers guarding the U.S. throughout a Black Lives Matter demonstration in an try and carry consideration to the totally different measures taken towards Black protesters and the Capitol-storming rioters.
The photograph was flagged by Instagram, prompting 50 to inquire why. “So the IG God’s don’t like my BLM publish,” he wrote. “I don’t know why this was towards any guidelines.” A take a look at the rapper’s preliminary publish defined that it was “lacking content material” that “might mislead folks.”
The “Energy” star was one in all many celebrities to react to the Capitol Hill insurrection.
As rioters ran amuck within the authorities constructing, Kevin Hart captioned his Instagram publish, “[Two] utterly totally different America’s that we live in. If these people were black they might have all been shot useless…Why can’t we see this example dealt with the identical manner that we now have seen our folks dealt with repeatedly?… When the armed officers are supposed to make use of pressure they don’t. Shit is fucking SAD!!!!!”
In Meek Mill’s publish, he wrote, “[The U.S.] may be the most racist country in the world …..misplaced hope seeing this right now!!!!!!”
Cardi B — who is understood to offer her tackle varied political occurrences — additionally chimed in on the dialog, mentioning the absence of the National Guard.
“The place the National Guards? The irony is fairly humorous………,” she tweeted on the time. “Weren’t folks simply wild animals in the summertime for demanding justice and now?……Let me simply watch.”
On Monday (Jan. 11), former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund — who not too long ago introduced his resignation — defined that he made six attempts to request the National Guard when he discovered Donald Trump was holding an indication. His pleas have been rejected by Home and Senate safety officers.