George Floyd Death: John Cusack Reveals He Was Attacked By Police Officers For Filming Protests, ‘They Came At Me With Batons, Hitting My Bike’

After George Floyd’s death continues to enrage ppl around the world, John Cusack reveals in a recent tweet that he was attacked by the police officers for filming the protests

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George Floyd Death: John Cusack Reveals He Was Attacked By Police Officers For Filming Protests, ‘They Came At Me With Batons, Hitting My Bike’
2012 actor John Cusack is quite an active user on Twitter, the actor makes sure to express his views on his Twitter account as well as retweets some meaningful tweets and the scenarios happening in the country. Speaking of which, the actor recently took to his Twitter handle and revealed the time when he was attacked by the police officers for filming the protests. He documenting the Chicago protests that erupted in the wake of Minneapolis man George Floyd’s death while in police custody.

Cusack wrote on Twitter, “Cops didn’t like me filming the burning car so they came at me with batons. Hitting my bike” while writing the tweet, he also attached a video of the same where it doesn’t show the incident, but audio from it indicates he’s angrily advised to move along by an unknown attacker. There’s then the sound of metal being slammed and Cusack is heard saying “Alright, alright.” Cusack also said in a separate tweet that he had been hit by pepper spray. His tweet read, “Would be very surprised if this is a one or two day event. This may well be the beginning of end of Trump loathsome era. Thank god, feels like many streams of outrage coming to a head, a wave peaking.”

George Floyd’s death took the nation as well the social media by storm. For the unversed, a video went viral on social media when a Minneapolis police officer has been fired and was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. In the video, the police officer was seen pressing George’s neck with his knee which eventually took George’s life. Seeing this cruelty against the black people, many have come together to fight out against racism and stood in solidarity and rallied to protest racial injustice and police brutality. With this, many were seen going violent outside the White House and creating chaos.


Image source: Instagram/ johncusack/ NBC
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