In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 05th, June, 2020

‘Not A Hero’ – Black Trump Supporter, Candace Owens Slammed Over George Floyd Remark

'Not A Hero' - Black Trump Supporter, Candace Owens Slammed Over George Floyd Comment

Candace Owens has been slammed over her insensitive comment on George Floyd's death

Candace Owens has been slammed over her insensitive touch upon George Floyd’s dying


Conservative activist and Trump supporter, Candace Owens has attracted severe backlash on-line after saying that late George Floyd isn’t a hero.


Mr Floyd was an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for greater than eight minutes as he informed them “I can’t breathe”.


Floyd’s dying has sparked mass protests throughout the US, with governors in a number of states calling in Nationwide Guard troops in an try to take care of order.


In a now viral Fb video, Candace Owens acknowledged that she doesn’t assist him, and neither does she view him as a martyr. She titled the video;

“Confession: I DO NOT assist George Floyd and I refuse to see him as a martyr”.


She stated within the controversial video;


“I don’t assist George Floyd and the media’s depiction of him as a martyr for black America.”


Explaining that “it has been weighing very closely on my coronary heart and on my thoughts,” she provides, “there was a lot stress for me to go along with the favored opinion about who George Floyd was.

“We’re being offered numerous lies on the detriment to the black group, on the detriment to the white group and on the detriment to America as an entire.

“Our tradition is exclusive from different communities as a result of we’re the one group that caters to the underside denominator of our society.

“Not each black American is a prison. Not each black American is committing crimes.

“However we’re distinctive in that we’re the one those who combat and scream and demand assist for the folks in our group which might be as much as no good.”


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Candace Owens additionally took a poke on the father of three’s prison previous, whereas additionally claiming he was excessive as on the time of his dying.


The controversial commentator additionally tweeted:


“Black lives solely matter to white liberals, each four years, forward of an election.

“I’m so sorry to these of you that thought in any other case.”


Confession: #GeorgeFloyd is neither a martyr or a hero. However I hope his household will get justice.


— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) June three, 2020


See some reactions to her video under;


@doreaves: I’ve NEVER in my life heard of somebody dehumanize an individual like this. Due to his previous he deserved to die? I’m glad “second” probabilities usually are not owned by you. The BLACK com consider, hope and attempt to assist ppl rise up from the bottom and make one thing out of their lives…


@ElliotVAltair: Officer Chauvin who murdered #GeorgeFloyd had 17 prior complaints. How about as an alternative of all the time digging via the file of the sufferer to make them out to be the villain, hearth each officer with a historical past of police misconduct. Clear your own home, and the streets will clear.


@unrooolie: Excuse me!??! Black America is the one group that may defend the underside denominator of our society!? Could I current to you a statute of Robert E Lee a person is who opposed racial equality has an enormous statute in American soil. We’ve got numerous statues of slave house owners


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@jennybenny72: What did she say that was completely offensive? I’m genuinely curious. She explicitly acknowledged that the homicide was unjustified and that the cops ought to rightfully be imprisoned. Primarily based on these definitions, do you really affiliate George Floyd with “martyr” or “hero”?


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