Recently, a tragic incident took place at Minneapolis where four police officers arrested a man named George Floyd. On May 25, George died after one of the police officers kneeled down on his neck till the time he got choked to death. Since the video of the incident went viral, celebrities across the world have raised their voice against racial discrimination. Even many of the WWE wrestlers have demanded justice for Floyd and one such wrestler is Roman Reigns.
Roman Reigns showed support for the Black Lives Matter movement and called for justice for George Floyd. Reigns declared that there is no grey area in this situation. He said that racism is wrong and that parents need to teach this to their children for a better future.
Roman Reigns took to Twitter and wrote – “Racism is wrong. There is no grey area here. IT IS WRONG. Teach your kids this every day, so we can rid ourselves and our future of this life-ending disease. #JusticeForGeorgeFlyod #BlacklivesMaters”.
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) May 30, 2020
Other than Roman, current WWE divas also stood up for Floyd. Naomi tweeted – “So sick of this happening to our people! On top of that nothing is being done about it. Something has to be done and many things have to be changed! Rest In Peace #georgefloyd”.
So sick of this happening to our people! On top of that nothing being done about it . Something has to be done and many things have to be changed! Rest In Peace #georgefloyd 🙏 pic.twitter.com/BW27nJMMyK
— Trinity Fatu (@NaomiWWE) May 27, 2020
Lacey Evans retweeted a message saying, “humans should learn how to HUMANIZE HUMANS! make the world be a better place WITHOUT RACISM! RIP George Floyd #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd”.
— Lacey Evans ~ WWE Superstar (@LaceyEvansWWE) May 28, 2020
Meanwhile, Roman Reigns has been missing from the action in order to protect his newborn children from coronavirus. Reigns pulled out of his match against Goldberg at Wrestlemania 36.