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Ne-Yo Fights Back Tears While Performing at George Floyd's Funeral

Ne-Yo Fights Back Tears While Performing at George Floyd's Funeral

Ne-Yo is putting on an emotional performance.

The 40-year-old “Let Me Love You” singer performed Boyz II Men‘s “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” during George Floyd‘s funeral service at the Fountain of Praise Church on Tuesday (June 9) in Houston, Texas.

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As he performed, he struggled to get through the entire song, with attendees encouraging him with clapping and cheering to keep singing as he fought back the tears.

The memorial service comes amid global protests in the wake of George Floyd‘s murder, condemning police brutality and systemic racism.

These two movie stars were also in attendance at the intimate ceremony.

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