14 Tone-Deaf Things Celebs Have Said During The George Floyd Protests

14 Tone-Deaf Things Celebs Have Said During The George Floyd Protests

Learn from these.

Obviously, it's very important for celebrities to use their platforms to speak out against the injustices in the world right now, especially police brutality. A lot of celebrities have used their platforms and position of influence to speak out in a positive, productive way.

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However, some celebs have been doing some pretty tone-deaf, even bizarre things about the state of the world right now. Many of them have been met with backlash — and it's important we learn from their mistakes. Here's what they've done:

1. David Guetta gave this super tone-deaf performance:

2. Madonna was met with backlash for her bizarre George Floyd tribute that just showed her adopted son dancing:

.@Madonna shares video of son dancing to honor George Floyd: “Brutal murder travels around the world. My son David Dances to honor and pay tribute to George and His Family and all Acts of Racism and Discrimination that happen on a daily basis in America.”

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3. Actress Sasha Pieterse Sheaffer tweeted this weird quote:

4. Ellen tweeted "For things to change, things must change."

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5. Wicked the Musical posted this weird graphic:

6. Marina and the Diamonds posted this tweet, which demonized people with mental illness:

7. Jake Paul received backlash for his statement about being involved in the protests.

8. Kylie Jenner got snippy with someone telling her to use her platform...

9. Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, and other celebs did these weird chain Instagram stories, where they tag each other with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter and try not to break the tagging chain:

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10. Lana Del Rey posted pictures of looters' faces — which was met with heavy backlash.