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Entertainment Billie Eilish Slams ‘All Lives Matter,’ White Privilege in George Floyd Essay

10:40  31 may  2020
10:40  31 may  2020 Source:   rollingstone.com

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Billie Eilish penned a lengthy essay Saturday that supported Black Lives Matter , touched on white privilege and demanded justice for George Floyd . Eilish continued, “If I hear one more person say ‘ aLL liVeS maTtEr ’ one more fucking time I’m gonna lose my fucking mind. Will you shut the fuck

Billie Eilish penned a lengthy essay Saturday that supported Black Lives Matter , touched on white privilege and demanded justice for George Floyd . “I’ve been trying to take this week to figure out a way to address this delicately,” the singer prefaced. “I have an enourmous [sic]

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Billie Eilish penned a lengthy essay Saturday that supported Black Lives Matter, touched on white privilege and demanded justice for George Floyd.

“I’ve been trying to take this week to figure out a way to address this delicately,” the singer prefaced. “I have an enourmous [sic] platform and I try really hard to be respectful and take time to think through what I say and how I say it…But holy f------ s--- I’m gonna just start talking.”

Eilish continued, “If I hear one more person say ‘aLL liVeS maTtEr’ one more f------ time I’m gonna lose my f------ mind. Will you shut the f--- uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuup???? No one is saying your life doesn’t matter. No one is saying your life is not hard.”

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  Pink Hits Back at 'All Lives Matter' Commenters Pink Hits Back at 'All Lives Matter' CommentersThe “Just Give Me a Reason” singer, 40, reposted a message on Saturday, May 30, that her fellow singer Billie Eilish wrote about the phrase “All Lives Matter.

Billie Eilish is using her platform on social media to share her support for the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd . “I’ve been trying to take this week to figure out a way to address this delicately,” Eilish began in her essay , which she shared with her 63 million

Following the death of George Floyd , Billie Eilish shared a passionate message to her Instagram followers calling on her white fans to recognize their privilege . Eilish directly addressed people who use the slogan “ All Lives Matter ” to invalidate the #BlackLivesMatter campaign and ignore the

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On Friday night, demonstrations protesting the death of Floyd were organized in dozens of cities across the nation, with some escalating into riots; in her statement Saturday, Eilish also subtly criticized President Donald Trump for calling the protestors “thugs,” as well as his support of armed groups seeking to reopen states amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“If all lives matter why are black people killed for just being black? Why are immigrants persecuted? Why are white people given opportunities that people of other races aren’t? Why is it okay for white people to protest literally being asked to stay at home while carrying semi-automatic weapons? Why is it okay for black people to be called thugs for protesting the murder of innocent people?” she wrote. “Do you know why???? White. F------. Privilege.”

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Black Lives Matter , Billie Eilish wrote in an Instagram post. Say it again. Following the killing of George Floyd on May 28 in Minneapolis, many celebrities have taken to social media to use their platform to shed light on the issues surrounding police brutality, white privilege and racism in America.

Billie Eilish took to social media in an effort to show solidarity with those protesting in George Floyd 's name while calling out " All Lives Matter " supporters. Why are white people given opportunities that people of other races aren’t… white f–king privilege .” The 18-year-old also explained the reasoning

EIlish wrote in conclusion, “The slogan #BlackLivesMatter does not mean other lives don’t. It’s calling attention to the fact that society clearly thinks black lives don’t f------ matter!!!!! And they f------ do!!!!!”

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