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Rapid-response woke celeb squad wants to ‘defund the police’ – will they be as adamant if riots reach their doors?

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04.06.2020

Hollywood’s response to violent protests across the US over Floyd’s death has been odd, to say the least.

Celebs like Seth Rogen have cursed out their own fans and contributed to questionable bail-out funds that get protesters out of jail, and others have simply used the moment to capitalize and try to build up their liberal credentials, like LL Cool J, mainly known for portraying law enforcement on the long-running 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' who released a cringe-worthy rap song seemingly endorsing violent riots.

Nothing has been stranger, however, than a new petition titled, #DefundtthePolice. It has gotten the support of rapper Common, soccer star Megan Rapinoe, actress Brie Larson, singer Lizzo, typically loyal liberals like Legend, Fonda, and many more.

“Black People Are Dying of Police Terror and Covid19. It is time to defund the police NOW,” the petition reads.

I signed on to #DefendBlackLives and to push to #DefundThePolice. Join our 5 days of action with @Mvmnt4BlkLives. pic.twitter.com/Sgbwtm6S2S

These celebs, most of whom regularly attend award ceremonies and events well protected by private security firms, believe police departments across the nation should see a decrease in their funding, with that money then going to health care, social programs, and........

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