Freddie Gray's Death Declared a Homicide: Hollywood Reacts
Michael Moore and Cher were among those who tweeted following the announcement on Friday.
On Friday, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, who was killed while in police custody on April 19, will face charges for homicide.
Mosby's call for justice for Gray was met with cheers and celebration from protestors who have been rioting in the streets of Baltimore since Monday.
See how a handful of Hollywood figures reacted to the announcement below.
I was hoping 4,but never expected This OutcomeI’m SO thankful, #FreddieGray will receive in death,The Justice,that was denied Him In life— Cher (@cher) May 1, 2015
6 Thugs from Baltimore TD to be charged with thug-style homicide of U.S. citizen.— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) May 1, 2015
Well done. Strong step, long journey. #NEXT!— jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) May 1, 2015
Take time to consider the events that this investigation detailed & that a human being went thru that. Terrified, alone, surrounded, dying.— jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) May 1, 2015
Baltimore isn't coming down to Black vs White. It's about Wrong vs Right. The world is watching. #FreddieGray— Arsenio Hall (@ArsenioHall) May 1, 2015
#FreddieGray death officially ruled a homicide. Meaning police murdered him. Stay awake.— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) May 1, 2015
Six cops insist they were justified in killing an unarmed man already in custody...and you still want to defend them? #JusticeForFreddieGray— Cole Haddon (@colehaddon) May 1, 2015