Celebrities React to Walter Scott Shooting Caught on Video
After a white police officer was charged with murder for shooting a seemingly unarmed black man in the back as he ran away, stars immediately took to Twitter to react.
According to the New York Times, Slager claimed he feared for his life because Scott had taken his stun gun during a traffic stop.
See some of their reactions here:
— Isaiah Washington (@IWashington) April 8, 2015
When it comes, the conviction for the murder of #WalterScott will be one step in the right direction.
— Erika Christensen (@ERIKAjaneC) April 8, 2015
Click inside to read more celebrity reactions to the Walter Scott shooting…
R.I.P. Walter Scott.
— Joshua Malina (@JoshMalina) April 7, 2015
You look at the #WalterScott video & think it shows something other than the wrongful murder of a fleeing man? What is wrong with your eyes?
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) April 8, 2015
— Janelle Monáe, Cindi (@JanelleMonae) April 7, 2015
#WalterScott. Please God, help people find their way to humanity.
— Anika Noni Rose (@AnikaNoniRose) April 8, 2015
SC Officer Is Charged With Murder in Black Man’s Death http://t.co/Yc3LgytoaQ / Bless the family of Walter Scott, & bless his memory.
— Martha Plimpton (@MarthaPlimpton) April 8, 2015
As a former resident of SC (where my parents still reside) I will do everything in my power to make sure #WalterScott's family gets justice
— Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones) April 8, 2015
At this point, the Slager murder seems like a message, a mafia thing, like it's meant to shut people down or set them off. It HAS TO END
— Joss Whedon (@josswhedon) April 8, 2015