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The Weeknd Says Justice For Jacob Blake & Breonna Taylor in VMAs Acceptance Speech

The Weeknd Says Justice For Jacob Blake & Breonna Taylor in VMAs Acceptance Speech

The Weeknd is bringing attention back to Breonna Taylor and Jacob Blake during his 2020 MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech.

The 30-year-old singer won Best R&B for his song, “Blinding Lights”, which he performed earlier in the night.

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The Weeknd admitted that it was hard for him to celebrate the win at the moment because of the racial injustice going on in the country.

“It’s really hard for me to celebrate right now and enjoy this moment, so I’m just going to say justice for Jacob Blake and justice for Breonna Taylor,” he said.

Watch the short speech below:

Find out why The Weeknd‘s face was bloody for the performance here…

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