The United States is reeling after the death of George Floyd on May 25 and protests have been happening in American cities over the past week. To show solidarity, various celebrities have joined protests or voiced their support for protestors on their online platforms.

From Ariana Grande and singer Halsey to Michael B. Jordan and others, stars that we know and love have shown that they’re willing to stand up for what’s right and that the future of America and all of its citizens matters to them. Scroll down for Bored Panda's interview about celebrities joining the protests with Mike Sington, Hollywood's Ultimate Insider.

Singer Halsey stated that she was injured after being hit with a rubber bullet while attending the Black Lives Matter rally in Los Angeles along with singer Yungblud on Saturday, May 30. “This hit me through layers of fabric and for that, I am extremely privileged. At close range it would have caused serious injury,” Halsey clarified on social media. She added that she was not arrested.

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Nick Cannon

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A Lazy Spider
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1 month ago (edited)

Fight for what's right. Times have changed and I'm glad a lot of people have too, though racism should have never existed in the first place.

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Anna Kendrick

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Narwhal Blast
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1 month ago

She looks upset and ready to take down racists!!!!

Narwhal Blast
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1 month ago

But she's still beautiful and I still love her

K. Kerry Kozak
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4 weeks ago

Strong women!

Wonderful
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4 weeks ago

Anna Cooke Kendrick is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actress in theater productions. Her first starring role was in the 1998 Broadway musical High Society, for which she earned a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical nomination

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Ariana Grande

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Aurora Graham-Hayes
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1 month ago

fight n peace

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“They [the rubber bullets] were fired at peoples’ faces during peaceful moments of the demonstration. If you’re a follower of mine who ‘stays out of it’ but you’re mad I have a little bruise for doing nothing unlawful, then consider you ARE on our side. Because the reality of what happens to black folks every day is worse than my bruise. So get involved. Sign. Donate. Share links. Do something,” Halsey urged her followers to act.

According to celebrity expert Mike, it's no surprise that stars have joined the protests. "It’s not surprising that so many stars are joining the protests demanding justice for George Floyd. Even if they’re not there in person, they’re expressing their support on social media," Mike told Bored Panda.

"They see the inequalities, the injustice, and the racism just like the rest of us. They are sick and tired of it too, just like the rest of us."

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Jamie Foxx

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Poppy Petal
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1 month ago

Is that Katie Holmes on his left?

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Halsey

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Constance A
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1 month ago

Halsey has been amazing ally in all this.

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Paris Jackson

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Moo Moo Futch
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1 month ago

"All I wanna say is that they don't really care about us"

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Mike believes that the stars' support can lead to change. "When you’ve got someone like Taylor Swift, with her massive fan base and who doesn’t usually get involved in politics, tweeting about voting out the current president who stokes division, people will pay attention."

He also stated that in his opinion, more celebrities are likely to join, even if they might get injured like Halsey. "They are there to protest peacefully though, not get caught up in skirmishes with the police. They need to set an example of peaceful protest, and know that. Most celebrities would avoid any situation that is escalating and could lead to violence."

According to Mike, the US is more fractured than ever and there is an absence of leadership. "We have a president that sows division as part of a campaign strategy. He has never tried to unite the country," he said.

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J. Cole

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Doctor Strange
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1 month ago

Homie blackyspeakz

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John Cusack

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Wonderful
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4 weeks ago

John Paul Cusack is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. He began acting in films during the 1980s and has since starred in a number of movies, including Better Off Dead, Say Anything.

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Machine Gun Kelly

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Max L.
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1 month ago

Saw him in a catfish episode I believe, but here in Italy we never heard of half of those people otherwise

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"But people are sick and tired of being sick and tired, and they are demanding change. Think about it—a pandemic, three months of isolation, massive unemployment, an economy in shambles, and now this. Even the president’s supporters are sick and tired of it. I firmly believe change is coming, and the country can be brought back together with the right leadership and reforms with our justice and legal systems. We’ve always survived, and will do so again," Mike stated.

Meanwhile, Beyoncé said in a video that "we need justice for George Floyd.” The star added: “We're broken, and we're disgusted. We cannot normalize this pain. I'm not only speaking to people of color. If you're white, black, brown, or anything in between, I'm sure you feel hopeless by the racism going on in America right now. No more senseless killings of human beings."

Lady Gaga also shared her thoughts about the situation. She said that she is outraged about Floyd’s death, claimed that “everyday people in America are racist,” and said that she wants to contribute to a solution, not to more violence.

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Emily Ratajkowski

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Parmeisan
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1 month ago (edited)

@Gabi: And how, pray tell, is she doing that? Her clothes are no different from anybody else's in this pic. I think your comment says more about you than about her.

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Ross Lynch And Jaz Sinclair

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Pseudo Puppy
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1 month ago

"use your privilege and opt in for those who can never opt out". Brilliantly put.

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Ellen Page

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Wonderful
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4 weeks ago

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page is a Canadian actress and producer. Her career began with roles in television shows such as Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys and ReGenesis. Page starred in the film Hard Candy, for which she won the Austin Film Critics Association's Award for Best Actress

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At least 40 US cities have imposed curfews while the National Guard has been activated in 15 states and Washington DC after some of the protests turned violent. Four police officers involved in Floyd’s death have been fired.

One of them, Derek Chauvin, who was filmed with his knee on Floyd’s neck, has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. He will appear in court on Monday. Many protestors believe that Chauvin’s charge isn’t harsh enough and also want the other police officers to be charged.

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Yungblud

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Constance A
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1 month ago

I think that's Halsey next to him. He praised her on Twitter about how she was providing first aid care

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Tyler The Creator

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Joseph O'Reilly
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1 month ago

This is a great example of the good old fashioned Oxford commas. To someone who didn't know who these people are, it would seem like a random dude named tyler, his buddy Jasper, and God himself were actively protesting

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Tessa Thompson

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Linda Clements
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4 weeks ago

THIS makes me feel PRIDE!!!

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Sophia Bush

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Wonderful
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4 weeks ago

Sophia Anna Bush is an American actress, activist, director, and producer. She starred as Brooke Davis in The WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill, and as Erin Lindsay in the NBC police procedural drama

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Kendrick Sampson

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Sonserae Stallings
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1 month ago

Kendrick was injured yesterday during the protest. Sending healing your way! Thank you for standing strong.

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Kehlani

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

Looks like Fairfax Ave. and Beverley. Dozens of businesses destroyed by looters who had nothing to do with the peaceful protesters.

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Timothée Chalamet

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Narwhal Blast
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1 month ago

Took me some time to understand the writing isn't in English... still awesome tho!

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Tinashe

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Debbie Liddicoat
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4 weeks ago

I had no idea who most of these people were! Maybe they could support the owners of the businesses that were destroyed.

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Madison Beer

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1 month ago (edited)

"Dear Society" came on right when I saw this and... I'M FREAKING OUT! (I'm probably overreacting)

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Jeremy Meeks

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LSS
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1 month ago

WTF. Since when is this guy a celebrity??

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Lauren Jauregui

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Terri Skeoch
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4 weeks ago

Who ARE these "celebrities"??? I know about five of them...

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Lil Yachty

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LoPandas
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1 month ago

That awkward moment when the only comment had 13 downvotes

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Swae Lee

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Lady Phoenixx
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1 month ago

Who?

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Justine Skye

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Terri Skeoch
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4 weeks ago

Who?

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Miguel

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Wonderful
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4 weeks ago (edited)

Miguel Jontel Pimentel is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Raised in San Pedro, California, he began pursuing a music career at age thirteen. After signing to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut studio album, All I Want Is You, in November 2010

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Cody Fern

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Terri Skeoch
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4 weeks ago

Who?

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Kali Uchis

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Wonderful
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4 weeks ago

Karly-Marina Loaiza, known professionally as Kali Uchis, is an American singer and songwriter. She debuted in the music industry with her 2012 mixtape, Drunken Babble, which was described as "genre-defying". She released her first EP, Por Vida, in 2015 to further recognition

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