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Riverdale star Cole Sprouse arrested at George Floyd protest and calls on celebs to ‘stand as an ally'

Posted On: 1 Jun 2020   |   Posted By: Metro

Riverdale star Cole Sprouse arrested at George Floyd protest and calls on celebs to ‘stand as an ally'

Cole Sprouse detailed his experience at a George Floyd protest
Cole Sprouse was arrested while ‘peacefully' protesting George Floyd's tragic death.
The star took part in the marches over the weekend in Santa Monica, California, and told fans he and other protesters were told to leave but were arrested anyway.
He took to Instagram to share an image reading ‘ Black Lives Matter ' before explaining what had occurred.
‘A group of peaceful protesters, myself included, were arrested yesterday in Santa Monica,' the Riverdale star began.
‘So before the voracious horde of media sensationalism decides to somehow turn it about me, there's a clear need to speak about the circumstances: Black Lives Matter.
‘Peace, riots, looting, are an absolutely legitimate form of protest. the media is by nature only going to show the most sensational, which only proves a long standing racist agenda.
‘I was detained when standing in solidarity, as were many of the final vanguard within Santa Monica.'
He went on...

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