Madonna posted a video tribute to George Floyd, but it was not going well

Madonna posted a video tribute to George Floyd, but it was not going well

As people became more and more angry about the shot of Freud kneeling on his neck after his death, the singer posted a two-minute short video of her son David Banda on Twitter on Thursday and a song on Michael Jackson Dancing in “They Don’t Care About Us”.

She wrote in the title: “Cruel murders are everywhere in the world, and my son David dances to pay tribute to George and his family and all the acts of racism and discrimination that occur in the United States every day.” # davidbanda #JusticeforGeorgeFloyd #MichaelJackson. “

But this famous producer was laughed at by several commentators and was not sensitive to the story. Protests were triggered in many major cities.

April Reign, founder of the “OscarsSoWhite” campaign, wrote: “No one asked Madonna today to participate in this game. This is not a soul. Non-mandatory errors of public figures are rampant this month ramp. “

TV writer Akilah Green added that the video is “worse than Pepsi”, referring to The infamous 2017 commercial Starring Kendall Jenner, he used protest images to promote the soft drink.

Several other commentators jokingly thanked Madonna for “ending racism.”

The videotape of Floyd ’s death triggered more painful talk about the use of force by the American police against African-Americans and led to Dismissal of police Derek Chauvin. Protesters called on personnel to face criminal charges, and protests broke out in several cities on Thursday night.

The latest video is not the first time Madonna has been criticized for publishing awkward social comments in recent weeks.

March, singer Tell fans that Covid-19 is an “excellent equalizer” Lying in a milky white bathtub covered with rose petals.

CNN has contacted Madonna representatives for comment.

This story has been updated to correctly attribute tweets to April.

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