Lady Gaga Slams Trump as a ‘Fool’ & ‘Racist’ in the Wake of George Floyd’s Death
Lady Gaga is not holding back.
The 33-year-old entertainer took to her Instagram to share a message regarding the outrage in the country following the death of George Floyd.
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“I am as outraged by the death of George Floyd as I have been by the deaths of exponentially too many black lives over hundreds of years that have been taken from us in the country as a result of systemic racism and the corrupt system that support it,” Gaga wrote. “The voices of the black community have been silenced for too long and that silence has proven deadly time and time again. And no matter what they do to protest, they are still met with no compassion by the leaders that are meant to protect them. Everyday people in America are racist, that’s a fact.”
Gaga then went on slam President Trump, calling him a “racist.”
“We have known for a long time that President Trump has failed,” Gaga wrote. “He holds the most powerful office in the world, yet offers nothing but ignorance and prejudice while black lives continue to be taken. We have known he is a fool, and a racist, since he took office. He is fueling a system that is already rooted in racism, and racist activity, and we can all see what is happening. It’s time for a change.
Gaga continued: “We MUST show our love for the black community. As a white, privileged woman, I take an oath to stand by that. We haven’t, as a privileged community, done enough to fight racism and stand up for those people who are being killed by it.”
You can read Lady Gaga‘s entire message below.
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