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‘Star Wars’ actor who joined protests doesn’t care if it DESTROYS his career. But he forgot Hollywood only punishes the OTHER side

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04.06.2020

“I’m speaking to you from my heart,” Boyega told a crowd at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London on Wednesday. “Look, I don’t know if I’m going to have a career after this, but f**k that.”

It’s difficult to see what comments Boyega, who is best known for his role as Finn in the ‘Star Wars’ reboot trilogy, sees as threatening to his career. The actor repeated sentiments that have recently been expressed by other activists, including celebrities.

“Black lives have always mattered,” he said. “We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless. And now is the time. I ain’t waiting…We are a physical representation of our support for George Floyd.

“Black lives have always mattered. We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless. And now is the time. I ain’t waiting,” - @johnboyega powerful speech. (📹@haleyjoelleott) #BlackLivesMatter#ICantBreathepic.twitter.com/DV2TNSYuPG

Boyega’s emotional speech has circulated on social media and already earned the performer praises,........

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