The ‘Turn Back Time’ singer was accused of acting like a ‘white savior’
Cher issued another apology for her recent controversial tweet about the murder of George Floyd, with some “soul searching”.
The “Turn Back Time” singer has been in flames for several days after sharing a tweet about the ongoing trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of murdering Floyd when he struck a back in May 2020. He was stabbed on the neck during the arrest. Cher was accused of acting like a “white savior”, noting that he felt he could have prevented death if he was there at the time of the incident.
Although she issued an apology for the first tweet, the star once again took to Twitter on Tuesday to express how contrary she was to her comment and vowed to further expand her social media presence.
“These have been hard, soul searching, painful stories these days. My recording was wrong / wrong” She wrote. “When I’m Over-Emotional, Wait Away, Walk Away, So Twit.”
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Cher continued: “I felt sorrow, and did I wish I could help George. Sometimes you can feel what you can’t explain in a Twenty. Sorry all I have.”
In her original, deleted tweet, Cher wrote that she was talking about the lawsuit with her mother.
“Was talking with mom She Said ‘I saw the trial of the policeman who killed George Floyd, and cried,’ “It was read.” “I said” “Mom, I know it looks great, but .. I kept thinking ….. maybe I don’t know.” Been there … I can help. “
As the backlash created an uproar, the star addressed the controversy in a follow-up tweet that angered people, saying she could not have an honest, emotional opinion about the trial.
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“Wrestle with this twist, because I thought some ppl wouldn’t understand, or believe an amusement could be honest feelings about a human being, suffering and dying, even though it’s only shown on TV. . You don’t know what I’ve done. Done, Who I Am, or What I Believe. I Can, I Have, and I Will..help. ” She wrote.
However, hours later, Starr again tweeted on Twitter to issue an unequaled apology to anyone harassing him in the black community with his words. She An apology was made after talking to a friend about the issue.
“I’m just getting off the phone with friend Karen. Telling her what happened, and what you know, you can peel off, and Hurt doesn’t know everything” That’s not fair. “But Godo, im trolley sore if I bother anyone in the bloke community. I know,” She wrote.
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Cher seems to have been on trial like last one week and has been tweeting her views on it. In a tweet dated March 31, 2021, Starr praised witnesses who testified during more than 9 minutes in which he placed Chouvin’s knee on Fluid’s neck.
“Incredibly sad for the brave ppl who stand their ground to bear witness, and the chronicle George Floyd’s murder for all the world to see,” He wrote on wednesday. “Who were these Americans who couldn’t walk away / walk away from a human, with their last breath … crushed by their bodies.”