Filmmaker Karan Johar along with a host of Bollywood stars like Vicky Kaushal, Sara Ali Khan, Ishaan Khatter, Tara Sutaria and many others on Tuesday stood in solidarity with the Hollywood entertainment industry as they observe ‘Blackout Tuesday’. Taking to social media the stars posted a black box on their handles to lend their support to the movement that is protesting the death of George Floyd and other crimes against African-Americans in the United States.
Expressing solidarity in the response to the death of George Floyd, actor Karisma Kapoor also extended her support on Instagram by posting a black post along with a heart with white dots. She left a black heart with a joined hand emoji in the post.
Riteish Deshmukh put out a post on Instagram featuring a black photo and a picture holding hands. Along with the post he wrote,”#BlackOutTuesday #UnitedWeStand.”
Sussane Khan took to Instagram and posted the black photo and wrote, “Blackout Tuesday.. #blacklivesmatter.”
Tara Sutaria also put out a black post on Instagram. Along with the post she wrote, “#blackouttuesday #justiceforall.” (with 3 black heart emojis).
Meanwhile, scores of Hollywood actors like Gal Gadot, Robert Downey Jr, Michael B Jordan, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Holland, Natalie Portman and many others observed the ‘Blackout Tuesday’.
Music industry stars, like, Elton John, Katy Perry, Zayn Malik, Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber, Madonna and more, also, shared the black box post on the photo-sharing platform.
Singer Rihanna expressed her outrage on Twitter and wrote: “we ain’t buying shit!!! and we ain’t selling shit neither!! gang gang! #BLACKOUTTUESDAY AF!!!”
Lady Gaga called for an action to end the discrimination. Even singers like Beyonce and Camila Cabello expressed their outrage over the injustice.