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      Mariah Carey, Chris Evans, Viola Davis & Others Cheer As Derek Chauvin Is Convicted Of George Floyd's Murder

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      George Floyd's death in May 2020, captured on video by bystanders lead to the infamous Black Lives Matter movement. Along with countrywide calls for police reform and racial justice in the US, protests ensued all across the world.

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      Chauvin, then a Minneapolis police officer, had knelt on the unarmed George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes which lead to his death. On Tuesday (April 20), around 4 pm CT, a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges he faced in the death of George Floyd- second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

      As soon as the news hit social media, along with common folks, celebrities too cheered on for the verdict. American singer Mariah Carey wrote on Twitter, "A beginning.. a small grain of hope for our future."

      Oscar-winner Viola Davis also took to Twitter sharing a painting of late George Floyd and wrote, "GUILTY!!!! As it should be!! Now....Rest In Peace George Floyd. Rest. You and your family have been vindicated. ❤❤?￰゚マ﾿ #SayHisName ?@4NIKKOLAS."

      <strong>ALSO READ: </strong>John Legend Can See Himself And Family In George Floyd's Place: I Worry For My Brother's SonALSO READ: John Legend Can See Himself And Family In George Floyd's Place: I Worry For My Brother's Son

      Mia Farrow shared a picture of Derek Chauvin from the viral video and added, "Gratitude to the young girl, a child who video taped the entire nine minutes and 29 seconds it took to kill George Floyd." Meanwhile, former MCU star Chris Evans wrote, "Justice. Sending love to George Floyd's family and friends."

      Take a look at more tweets from Hollywood celebrities,

      <strong>ALSO READ: </strong>Netizens Ask Kareena Kapoor To Speak Up On Indian Issues, After Her 'Justice for George Floyd' PostALSO READ: Netizens Ask Kareena Kapoor To Speak Up On Indian Issues, After Her 'Justice for George Floyd' Post

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