Celebrities Respond to the City of Ferguson, ‘Justice is a Myth!!’

Nov 25, 2014 at 1:20 pm |

A St. Louis County grand jury decided Monday (Nov. 24) that Officer Darren Wilson, the Ferguson policeman who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last August, will not be indicted on any charges.

This has caused an uproar in the city of Ferguson, MO, and riots have broken out everywhere. Just in the city of Ferguson last night, there have been roughly 150 gunshots fired, over 80 arrests, at least 12 buildings burned down, and several cars set afire.

Although Brown’s father and President Obama made statements asking the people of Ferguson not to riot or act unjustly, it was not enough.

A resident wears a button featuring a picture of Michael Brown during a press conference

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Tensions have been running especially high waiting to hear whether or not Wilson would be brought to trial since the innocent verdict given to George Zimmerman after the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

Some celebrity tweets, after the announcement of Wilson not being indicted, read:

Celebrities took to their Twitters to express their feelings about news in Ferguson. Read here!