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 April 20

by Carolina


3:16pm PDT, Apr 20, 2021

Guilty on all counts. That was the verdict in the case against former Minneapolis, Minn., police officer Derek Chauvin. On April 20, a jury convicted the disgraced officer for killing George Floyd last May during an arrest. He was found guilty on 2nd degree unintentional murder, 3rd degree murder and 2nd degree manslaughter. The incident, which was filmed by bystanders and posted to social media, set off a wave of protests across the world. Following the verdict, many in Hollywood reacted on social media. Whoopi Goldberg, for instance, tweeted, “Guilty Guilty Guilty… No one wins.. George Floyd is still gone..and finally someone was responsible… Derek Chauvin.” Click through to see how other celebrities are reacting to the verdict. 

“A guilty #verdict. But this fight for justice is not over. We have a lot of work to do. There is more fight ahead of us. But RIGHT NOW please take CARE of yourself. And let’s take care of each other. Prayers and love to the family of #GeorgeFloyd.” —Kerry Washington

“Relief. #GeorgeFloydverdict” –Lupita Nyong’o

“Guilty. Guilty. Guilty.” –Dan Levy

GUILTY!!!! As it should be!! Now….Rest In Peace George Floyd. Rest. You and your family have been vindicated. #SayHisName” –Viola Davis

“Justice. Sending love to George Floyd’s family and friends.”–Chris Evans

“A beginning… a small grain of hope for our future. Hallelujah!!!!!!!!” –Mariah Carey

“Come thru Justice!” –Jada Pinkett Smith

“We still have to fight for justice yall. Remember that ‘we voted Obama in yay racism is gone!’ feeling? Yeah…let’s learn from that. I’m happy for the Floyd family tho. Especially his daughter. But there is still a slew of mountain to climb,” Questlove tweeted. Prior to that, he wrote, “Guilty. This doesn’t even feel real. This has NEVER happened in my lifetime.”

“This verdict does not bring back Mr Floyd. But justice is truth.”–Shonda Rhimes

“Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Thank god. Thank you to the jurors for doing their job and helping to enact some semblance of justice in this case. Praying for George Floyd and his loved ones. #BlackLivesMatter” —Mandy Moore

“Guilty on all counts. Accountability, finally. But justice will take far more work, and far greater change. Prayers up to the family. Gratitude to the activists on the ground who have put everything into moving the needle more and more toward progress.” –Sophia Bush

“Thank God…guilty! Justice has been served!!” –Magic Johnson

“And this isn’t even a celebration. #GeorgeFloyd was still murdered before our eyes. He’s gone. His family will never be made whole. And how many #DerekChauvin‘s are there in the world & on the police force. There’s more than ONE bad apple. But this enough for this moment.” –Yvette Nicole Brown

“Sentencing is the real litmus test.” –LL Cool J

“This will be viewed as a turning point in history and racial justice, as it should be. But there is much work to be done.”–Maria Shriver

“Today is a day we will all remember. Prayers for George Floyd and his family.” –Daniel Dae Kim

“Thank you to the jurors. #ChauvinIsGuilty” –Elizabeth Banks

“Justice. Rest in power, George Floyd. #BlackLivesMatter” –Mayim Bialik

“PRAISE GOD!!!! Guilty!!!!” –Keke Palmer

“Amen. Amen. and Amen. #georgefloyd” –Tia Mowry-Hardrict

“GUILTY What a relief. Justice for #GeorgeFloyd” –Elijah Wood

“THANK YOU FOR JUSTICE. IT MATTERS TO ME TO US TO THOSE OF US WITH CONSCIOUS #GeorgeFloyd” –Sharon Stone

“Bail revoked guilty on all counts – Derek chauvin is just a start The George Floyd police reform act that law must pass. The insurrectionist in gop including Donald trump -who are as much of a white supremacist must face justice” —John Cusack

GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS. As everyone saw with their eyes. Now we need to CHANGE THE SYSTEM so it doesn’t require a man being murdered on camera and a year’s worth of protests, to hold police accountable for criminal policing. #ChauvinIsGuilty” –Debra Messing

“JUSTICE for George! The emotions I feel right now are hard to describe. Derek Chauvin has been found guilty. This is the first time that a white officer has been convicted for killing a black man in Minnesota. This is monumental, George’s death is not in vein.” –Lewis Hamilton

“#JusticeForGeorgeFloyd Guilty on all charges!” –Wanda Sykes

“Indeed. Mixed emotions. Elation. Sadness. Joy. Bittersweet disbelief. It’s all so tragic. It won’t bring him back. So many things still need to change. And yet… Today was a victory. Staying with that for now. #ChauvinIsGuilty #JusticeForGeorgeFloydDelivered” –Rosie Perez

“George Floyd’s family and community deserved for his killer to be held accountable. Today, they got that accountability. Always and forever, Black lives matter.” –Hillary Clinton

“Rest in Peace George Floyd” –Finneas

“GUILTY ON ALL THREE COUNTS! Game changer! Hallelujah!!!”–Todrick Hall

“Justice is done” –Piers Morgan

“Y’all smoking on the Derek chauvin pack for 4/20 or nah???” –Meek Mill

“What happened on that street was wrong. It feels good to be able to tell my kids that there was accountability. Humanity wins. #GUILTY” –Holly Robinson Peete

“I was on pins and needles waiting on the verdict of Derek Chauvin to come in. To hear these jurors find him GUILTY on a three charges, I can exhale for now! Justice, this time, has been served. But there is so much work that remains to be done!” –Sherri Shepherd

Whoopi Goldberg

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Kerry Washington

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Lupita Nyong'o

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Dan Levy

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Viola Davis

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Chris Evans

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Mariah Carey

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Jada Pinkett Smith

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Katy Perry

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Questlove

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Shonda Rhimes

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Mandy Moore

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Sophia Bush

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Magic Johnson

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yvette nicole brown

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LL Cool J

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Maria Shriver

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Daniel Dae Kim

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Elizabeth Banks

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Mayim Bialik

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Keke Palmer

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Tia Mowry-Hardrict

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Elijah Wood

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Ellen DeGeneres

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Sharon Stone

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John Cusack

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debra messing

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Lewis Hamilton

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Wanda Sykes

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rosie perez

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Hillary Clinton

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Finneas

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Todrick Hall

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Piers Morgan

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Meek Mill

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Holly Robinson Peete

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Sherri Shepherd

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Whoopi Goldberg

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