Celebrities pay bail of persons arrested in protests over the death of George Floyd


The death of the citizen, african-american George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in the city of Minneapolis, has generated a wave of violent protests in several U.s. cities, where protesters defy the curfew established by the authorities in the midst of the health crisis by the coronavirus.

Celebrities are not foreign to this social problem and decided to contribute in different ways. Many celebrities chose to express their rejection of racism through their social networks, such as the singers Beyoncé, Madonna and Billie Eilish. Others preferred to be present and marching in the streets, as did the artists Ariana Grande, Halsey and Quentin Tarantino.

Even, some stars decided to go further and donate large sums of money to free those who were arrested in the middle of the riots. Actors, models and singers joined the movement “Black Lives Matter” (The lives of black matter). In this way, Chrissy Teigen, Harry Styles, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, and actors Seth Rogen, Mark Ruffalo, Steve Carell and Don Cheadle donated money to foundations that pay the bail of persons arrested during the demonstrations, collect Very Fan.

By means of their social networks, the model and wife of musician John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, announced that it would donate 200 thousand dollars, while other figures in the entertainment donated in favor of the non-profit organization Minnesota Freedom Fund.

Also, Steve Carell, Seth Rogen, Don Cheadle, Janelle Monae, Kehlani and Jameela Jamil, disbursed the sum of $ 1000 each.