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Ariana Grande, Jamie Foxx, Kendrick Sampson and so many stars attending nationwide protests in response to George Floyd's death.

By Alyssa Morin Jun 02, 2020 11:49 PMTags
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Many celebrities aren't sitting around in silence any longer.

In the last few days, stars participated in nationwide protests to stand in solidarity with the Black community.

The protests across the United States were not only in response to George Floyd's death but also Breonna Taylor's death, Tony McDade's death, Ahmaud Arbery's death and so many others in recent months.

Among the celebrities protesting earlier in the week and over the weekend include Ariana Grande, Jamie Foxx, Halsey, Michael B. JordanTimothée Chalamet, Kendrick SampsonKehlani and countless others.

On Friday, Foxx attended the Minneapolis press conference and spoke to the crowd about Floyd's death—which occurred after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him down and kneeled on his neck, while three other officers stood by and did nothing.

In video footage captured by bystanders, Floyd told the officers that he couldn't breathe, and moments later he passed away.

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"I think that what you saw on television, to watch this man plead for his life," Foxx said on Friday. "As I sit with my two daughters, my nephews .. what it does is, it over-complicates everything as a Black man trying to tell his son or his daughter how to function in life. Even the things that we've taught them don't seem to work."

Orange Is the New Black actor Matt McGorry shared footage of Los Angeles protests on Instagram. "White people. It's time to show up, to get uncomfortable, to put our bodies and our resources on the line," he wrote.

Later he revealed on Twitter that he and Insecure star Kendrick Sampson had been shot at by cops. "LAPD shot me with a projectile when nobody was doing anything other than just standing there," Matt explained on Twitter. "They did way worse to the POC and especially Black folx there."

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However, not all celebrities experienced the same thing. Grande noted, "hours and miles of peaceful protesting yesterday that got little to no coverage."

The stars mentioned above weren't only ones attending the nationwide protests in the last few days. View our list below to see who participated.

Tiffany Haddish & Megan Thee Stallion

Among the many at the June 14th All Black Lives Matter rally were Tiffany Haddish and Megan Thee Stallion. The Los Angeles event aimed to support not only racial equality, but also LGBTQ rights.

Faith Stowers

Former Vanderpump Rules cast member Faith Stowers marched along Hollywood Blvd with a mask that read "Black Lives Matter."

Megan Thee Stallion & Jasmine Sanders

The rapper also met up with model Jasmine Sanders at the protest.

T.I.

T.I. spoke onstage during the Justice For Kendrick Johnson Rally at the Georgia State Capitol on June 13 in Atlanta.

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The rapper at a Black Lives Matter protest he co-organized on June 7 in Hollywood.

Lil Rel Howery & Tiffany Haddish

The actor-comedians stand in solidarity during a Black Lives Matter rally outside the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.

Sarah Silverman

The comedian showed her support to protesters after draping a sign that read "White Silence = White Consent" over the railing of her apartment's balcony in New York City.

Terrell Owens

Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens led a protest outside of Sofi Stadium in Inglewood in honor of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor on Thursday, June 11.

Nick Cannon

Wearing a mask that read, "We still can't breathe!" Nick Cannon attended a Black Lives Matter protest in New York City's Times Square. The actor and activist posted a photo of the rally on Instagram with the caption "Just another typical Sunday!"

Madonna

Despite being injured and on crutches, Madonna led a crowd of protesters at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London, England on Saturday, June 6.

Eiza Gonzalez

The Baby Driver actress was photographed holding a sign calling for the end of racism and discrimination in addition to displaying the phrase, "Silence is violence" at a Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles.

Zoë Kravitz

"GO HEAD LONDON," the Big Little Lies actress captioned her photo. Dad Lenny Kravitz commented, "That's my girl!"

Pink

The singer attended a protest with her husband and shared a photo of herself.

Carey Hart

"Wifey and I went to a #PeacefulProtest with our local community today," Hart shared on Instagram. "Stay safe everyone."

Cynthia Bailey

"Spent the day protesting against police brutality, injustice & inequality with my family," the Real Housewives star said on Instagram. "Progress is being made, and we must continue to make our voices heard. It was a beautiful, peaceful protest, and i was absolutely blown away by all the love & unity that surrounded me."

Cara Delevingne

"One step forward, but a long way to go," the model and actress wrote on Instagram, alongside a picture of her holding up a Black Lives Matter sign.

Sophie Turner

The Game of Thrones actress took to Instagram to share her support of the Black Lives Matter movement following the killing of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6. She wrote in her caption, "No justice, no peace #BlackLivesMatter." 

Michael B. Jordan

The Just Mercy and Fruitvale Station actor marched with family and friends during a Black Lives Matter protest on Saturday, June 6, in Beverly Hills, Calif. 

Stephen Curry & Ayesha Curry

The NBA star and his wife took a knee at a protest in Oakland, Calif. on June 3. 

Anthony Anderson

The actor addressed demonstrators in Los Angeles on June 3.  

Camila Mendes & Madelaine Petsch

The Riverdale co-stars attended a peaceful protest in Los Angeles on June 3. 

Ben Affleck & Ana de Armas

The Oscar winner was photographed holding up a "Black Lives Matter" sign at a Los Angeles protest with his girlfriend, actress Ana de Armas.

Ellen Pompeo

The Grey's Anatomy star joined a peaceful protest in Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 3. 

Jonah Hill

"I'm going to listen, learn, show up, donate and support," the actor shared on Instagram before attending a Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles on June 3.

Henry Golding & Liv Lo

The Crazy Rich Asians star and his wife protested in Los Angeles on June 3. 

John Boyega

"Black lives have always mattered," Boyega said on Wednesday during a Black Lives Matter protest in London. "We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless. And now is the time. I ain't waiting. I ain't waiting."

Amanda Stanton

After bringing her daughters to a peaceful protest in Newport Beach, Calif., The Bachelor star shared on Instagram, "I hope it encourages them to be braver than I was growing up when it comes to using their voice and taking action."

Jaime King

On June 2, the actress said she was arrested during a protest in Los Angeles. 

Madison Beer

The singer and influencer attended a demonstration in Hollywood on Monday, June 1. 

Jamie Foxx

"I think that what you saw on television, to watch this man plead for his life," Foxx said at Minneapolis press conference on Friday, May 30. "As I sit with my two daughters, my nephews .. what it does is, it over-complicates everything as a black man trying to tell his son or his daughter how to function in life. Even the things that we've taught them don't seem to work."

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"E! stands in solidarity with the Black community against systemic racism and oppression experienced every day in America," the network said in a statement on May 31. "We owe it to our Black staff, talent, production partners and viewers to demand change and accountability. To be silent is to be complicit. #BlackLivesMatter."

(This story was originally published on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 3:15 p.m. PST)