Ariana Grande, Tessa Thompson, Halsey Join George Floyd Protests

Josie Harvey

As protests over the death of George Floyd continued around the country, celebrities ― including Ariana Grande, Halsey, Tessa Thompson, Nick Cannon and Timothée Chalamet ― took to the streets to protest police violence and call for justice.

In Los Angeles, where numerous celebrities joined demonstrations, some gatherings turned violent, prompting the activation of the National Guard and a state of emergency to be declared late on Saturday.


Grande, who had urged followers on Instagram to get involved, was seen Saturday with a Black Lives Matter sign at a Los Angeles protest.

She tweeted Sunday that there were “hours and miles of peaceful protesting yesterday that got little to no coverage.”

Singer Halsey streamed live on Instagram Saturday as police appeared to fire rubber bullets. On Twitter, she said protesters had...

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