Pharrell is the latest celebrity to speak out about the Ferguson verdict and he says he definitely isn’t happy that officer, Darren Wilson, was not found guilty in the killing of Michael Brown.
Pharrell tells Ebony Magazine that officer Darren Wilson should never have shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO., but he does admit that he was shocked when he watched surveillance footage of Michael stealing.
Pharrell Williams Shocks: Michael Brown, Ferguson Victim, Was ‘Bullyish’
Michael was at a convenience store stealing cigarillos before he was killed and on the video, he was caught by the owner. But Pharrell says he was upset when he saw the way Michael was acting towards the owner.
“It looked very bully-ish,” he said. “That in itself I had a problem with. Not with the kid, but with whatever happened in his life for him to arrive at a place where that behavior is OK. Why aren’t we talking about that?”
Wow, his comments are definitely shocking.
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Macklemore is another celebrity that was upset over the verdict in Ferguson. He tweeted:
The system that instills & protects white supremacy wins again. Humanity loses…No justice. I pray for Mike Brown & his family. So sad.
— Macklemore (@macklemore) November 25, 2014
When he was interviewed he said: “It’s about Mike Brown, it’s not about me.”
We are definitely happy that celebs are speaking out about such an important issue, now we just want to know what you guys think.
HollywoodLifers, do you agree with Pharrel’s comments?
— Chloe Melas
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