The murder of George Floyd has sparked debates, protests, and more across the country as we continue to hear and see disturbing instances of racism in the United States. Multiple protests are taking place today, including a large one in Atlanta, following the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.
Many celebrities have issued their thoughts on the killing of Floyd this week and Lil Wayne is the most recent person to speak his mind, explaining that if we want to place blame on anybody for what happened, it should be on ourselves.
Having a virtual chat with Fat Joe, Weezy noted that he thinks we could all be blamed for what happened to George Floyd.
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“I think when we see these situations, I think we also have to understand that we have to get very specific,” he said. “And what I mean by that is we have to stop viewing it with such a broad view, meaning we have to stop placing the blame on the whole force and the whole everybody or a certain race or everybody with a badge.”
He further explained his comments, which could be viewed as controversial.
“We have to actually get into who that person is. And if we want to place the blame on anybody, it should be ourselves for not doing more than what we think we’re doing,” said Wayne.
He also told Fat Joe about why he hasn’t made a public statement about this.
“What else am I gonna do after that?” he said. “Some people put a tweet out and they think they did something. Some people wear a shirt and they think they did something. What you gonna do after that? Did you actually help the person? Did you actually help the family? Did you actually go out there and do something? So, if I ain’t about to do all that, then I ain’t about to do nothing. I’ll pray for ya.”
What do you think of his view on this?