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BTS Releases Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter: 'We Condemn Violence'

BTS Releases Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter: 'We Condemn Violence'

BTS is standing up against racial injustice.

The K-Pop group, consisting of members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook took to the group’s Twitter account on Thursday (June 4) to share a statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

“We stand against racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together. #BlackLivesMatter,” BTS wrote.

Back in early May, it was revealed that Jungkook had to be tested for coronavirus after coming in contact with someone who was sick. Luckily, his test results came back negative.

Kerry Washington Is Reacting to People Watching Her Netflix Movie 'American Son' Amid Protests

Kerry Washington Is Reacting to People Watching Her Netflix Movie 'American Son' Amid Protests

Kerry Washington‘s movie on Netflix, American Son, is getting a lot of love from citizens who are wanting to deepen their understanding about racial injustice.

The 43-year-old actress took to Instagram tonight, revealing she’s happy they’re watching.

“It makes me so happy that people are watching #AmericanSon on @netflix to deepen their compassion and understanding,” Kerry shared in her caption.

She added, “My dream for this film was to spark conversations that would lead to change. What questions are popping up for you as you watch or after you watch?”

Kerry, who stars in the movie opposite Steven Pasquale and Jeremy Jordan, also produced the film.

American Son centers on two estranged parents who reunite in a police station in Miami seeking answers about their missing son.

You can stream the movie on Netflix now.

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Steve McQueen Turning 'Small Axe' Series Into Five Movies Dedicated to George Floyd

Steve McQueen Turning 'Small Axe' Series Into Five Movies Dedicated to George Floyd

Steve McQueen is providing an update on his Small Axe series.

What originally was supposed to be an anthology TV series will now be five feature films, IndieWire reports.

The five movies will be titled Lovers Rock, Mangrove, Alex Wheatle, Education, and Red, White and Blue.

The five films of Small Axe tell “personal stories about London’s West Indian community from the late-1960’s to mid-1980’s. The title is derived from an African proverb, which has resonance throughout the Caribbean, ‘if you are the big tree, we are the small axe.’ This was made popular by Bob Marley and the Wailers with the song ‘Small Axe’ from the 1973 album ‘Burnin,’” according to BBC’s official synopsis.

Along with the change, Steve all announced that the movies will be dedicated to George Floyd after his tragic death.

“I dedicate these films to George Floyd and all the other black people that have been murdered, seen or unseen, because of who they are, in the US, UK and elsewhere,” Steve said in a statement. “If you are the big tree, we are the small axe. Black Lives Matter.”

Steve McQueen directed and co-wrote the Small Axe films, which don’t have release dates yet.

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Adam Sandler Layers On Sunscreen While Wearing a Mask Out in LA

Adam Sandler Layers On Sunscreen While Wearing a Mask Out in LA

Adam Sandler makes sure he’s protected from the sun with sunscreen while running some errands around Los Angeles earlier this week.

The 53-year-old actor was seen wearing a blue mask and blue gloves as he got some work done ahead of the city’s curfew.

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Earlier this week, Adam also took time out to pay tribute to his Grown Ups on-screen son, Cameron Boyce, who passed away suddenly last year, for his birthday.

“Happy birthday to Cameron. Would have been 21 years old. Such a great kid. We all miss him a lot. Especially his incredible family,” he wrote on his Instagram.

Last week, Adam was seen walking his dog on the beach with wife Jackie after sharing a story of how he almost choked on the set of Uncut Gems.

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Dwayne Johnson Slams Donald Trump Amid Racial Injustice Protests: 'Where Is Our Leader?'

Dwayne Johnson Slams Donald Trump Amid Racial Injustice Protests: 'Where Is Our Leader?'

Dwayne Johnson is showing his support for the Black Lives Matter and calling out President Trump for his actions during the nationwide protest.

The 48-year-old actor took to Twitter to share a passionate video to say that the country needs better leadership during this time of civil unrest.

“Where are you? Where is our leader?” Dwayne asks. “Where is our leader at this time when our country is down on its knees, begging, pleading, hurt, angry, frustrated, in pain with its arms out, just wanting to be heard?”

Though he never specifically called Trump by name, it was clear Dwayne was speaking about the president.

“Where is our compassionate leader who’s going to step up to our country who’s down on its knees, and extend a hand and say, ‘You stand up, stand up with me because I got you,” Dwayne continued. “I hear you, I’m listening to you. And you have my word that I’m going to do everything in my power, until my dying day, my last breath, to do everything I can to create the change that is needed, to normalize equality because Black lives matter.’ Where are you?”

“We must become the leaders we are looking for. I’ll ask it one more time: Where are you? Where is that compassionate leader who steps up and takes accountability for his country and all the people in our country?” Dwayne shared. “Where are you? I’ll tell you what, we’re here. We’re all here. The process to change has already begun. You can feel it across our country. Change is happening. It’s going to take time. We’re going to get beat up. We’re going to take our lumps. There’s going to be blood, but the process of change has already begun.”

If you missed it, Trump was recently slammed by the Episcopal bishop of Washington for this reason.

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Lady Gaga Applauds 'Brave Citizens' Who Are Speaking Up About Racial Injustice

Lady Gaga Applauds 'Brave Citizens' Who Are Speaking Up About Racial Injustice

Lady Gaga is giving credit to those speaking up and making their voices heard during the trying times, following the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless other Black individuals.

The 34-year-old singer took to her Instagram, sharing two advocacy organizations she has made donations to.

“…I hope that all cops who have engaged in or are engaging in any racist activity are met with the highest form of law & order, although we know the law & order in this country is predicated upon racism and is itself corrupt,” she wrote. “We are once again witnessing the devastating and overwhelming evidence of police brutality and prejudicial responses from prosecutors and local officials. I also hope for the families of all Black lives who have been taken from us to see justice and healing though I believe many of us know we sadly cannot promise that.”

Gaga continued, “I applaud the brave citizens of this nation that are speaking up, and I support the unsupported voices of the Black community. I wish for their voices to be heard loudly and clearly, and that they feel loved and amplified by allies. I know you know how much I believe in kindness.”

“The spirit of this movement is intrinsically rooted in a universal dream of kindness and it’s precisely that same kindness that I am wishing for those that are suffering tonight. I have endless compassion in my heart as we struggle as one nation to find bold and effective solutions to an insidious and systemic problem that’s plagued our country since its birth.”

She urged fans, “I encourage you to learn about the important work they do and how you can get involved. Black Lives Matter.”

Over the weekend, Gaga slammed Donald Trump for his lack of action, and labeled him as racist.

Harry Styles Joined Fellow Protestors During Black Lives Matter March in L.A.

Harry Styles Joined Fellow Protestors During Black Lives Matter March in L.A.

Harry Styles showed his support for protestors during the Black Lives Matter march in Los Angeles.

The 26-year-old singer was spotted holding up signs, marching, an even taking a knee in shared photos and videos shared by fans on Twitter.

One fan of the singer ended up marching alongside him and shared her experience in a thread.

“hi i just marched at a black lives matter march next to harry styles,” Angela wrote, before going into why this was so important for her as a black fan. Read her full thread here.

“To see people like ariana and halsey be out here and to f–king have the universe shine its light UPON ME TO BE NEXT TO ONE OF MY FAVORITE PEOPLE,” she continued. “i feel f–king VALIDATED!!!! i feel like he’s learning and doing his part to do better. i watched this man chant with us and kneel with us and most of you do not know how much it f–king means to be black and see this from the person you’ve been supporting for years!!!!!”

Another Twitter user shared a video with the caption, “I don’t care what the Harry Style fandom say, I just want to show homie out here being respectful, handing out water, and giving words of encouragement.”

Niall Horan and Liam Payne have also been seen out at protests, see photos here!