Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington and more stars react as Derek Chauvin is found guilty on ALL three charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd
Celebrities including Whoopi Goldberg and Kerry Washington took to social media on Tuesday following the verdict in the death of George Floyd Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges of murder and manslaughter and now faces 75 years in prison The jury in the case returned its verdict following just 10 and a half hours of deliberationSeconds later, stars flooded social media with their reactions including actors Chris Evans, Viola Davis, Zendaya and many more Meanwhile, cheers rose from the crowds gathered outside the courthouse and at the intersection of 38th and Chicago now known as George Floyd Square
Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington, Chris Evans and Mariah Carey were just some of the stars who were first to share their thoughts on Twitter, seconds after the jury in Minneapolis returned its verdict following just 10 and a half hours of deliberation.
Scandal actress Washington, 44, tweeted: ‘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.’
The View host Goldberg, 65, told her followers: ‘Guilty Guilty Guilty… No one wins.. George Floyd is still gone.. and finally someone was responsible… Derek Chauvin.’ Goldberg’s Republican co-host Meghan McCain simply tweeted: ‘May justice heal our nation.’
Stars react: Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington and more stars react as Derek Chauvin is found guilty on ALL three charges of murder and manslaughter in death of George Floyd