Ellen DeGeneres addresses race riots in America

Brenda Watkins
June 7, 2020

"I have been posting my thoughts and my stance on this, but I haven't spoken directly because I don't know what to say", she began.

Ellen DeGeneres posted a tearful video calling out racism and discrimination on social media, but people were more focused on calling her out for her allegedly problematic behavior in recent months. "But I have a platform and I have a voice and I have always defended equality". I know that there are going to be a lot of people who are going to be in disagreement with what I say, but I have a platform and I have a voice. I really don't know what to say other than this has gone on way, way, way too long.

Popular television host Ellen DeGeneres deleted her tweet after getting criticised for referring to people of colour instead of specifically dedicating the post to the black people.

"Seriously?" Another user pointed out Ellen's failure to financially support the Black Lives Matter movement.

People were still unhappy, as they continued to express their distain for hanging out with the former Republican president, who passed and upheld anti-LGBT policies for years. DeGeneres' statement came on the heels of the murder of Floyd, whose life was brutally snatched by a police officer who knelt on his neck. "People have gotten away with murder". "That's what's happening. We've got to see fairness and justice for all, because right now this is not a fair world, not at all".

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Ellen DeGeneres has joined a host of celebrities speaking out over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed in police custody, as protests sweep across America.

According to Them, Ellen DeGeneres wrote a tweet which has since been deleted due to blistering backlash.

Thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Earlier this week, DeGeneres was forced to delete a tweet after followers called her out for the vagueness of her support for the Black Lives Matter movement. "People of color in this country have faced injustice for far too long".

She added: "For things to change, things must change".

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral
Floyd's body arrived to the center as long lines formed outside the center as people came to pay their respects, WTVD reports. Among the attendees were Floyd's younger brother, Philonise Floyd; family attorney Benjamin Crump; Rev.

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