Halsey and Yungblud took to the streets of Los Angeles to protest police brutality following the death of George Floyd. Emily Ratajkowsi, Tinashe, and J.Cole and other stars were also spotted amid the growing crowds.
Halsey, 25, has joined thousands of Americans across the country as they speak out against the death of George Floyd. The “First Love Song” singer — who has openly spoken about being biracial — has been a tireless advocate against racial inequality, and continued to protest the cause as she marched in West Hollywood, CA on Saturday, May 30. Halsey’s ex-boyfriend Yungblud, 22, was also spotted alongside the singer as he hung onto a homemade sign that head, “Black Lives Matter.”
Halsey and Yungblood are seen amidst the crowd at Los Angeles protests following the death of George Floyd. (BACKGRID)
The duo both sported protective blue face masks as they braved the crowds near The Grove shopping center and CBS’ Television City studios. Halsey — born Ashley Nicolette Frangipane — held onto her iPhone as she walked alongside Yungblood and other friends. “A true patriot is a person who is not afraid of rebelling against their Government for the greater good of their fellow citizens,” she screamed at police in an Instagram Live video taken on the front lines of the protest. “We are patriots, you are cowards!” she added in the emotionally charged video.
Halsey ended her live video after items appeared to be thrown in the air, and protestors — including Halsey — got on their knees. “Black lives matter!” Yungblood — born Dominic Richard Harrison — could be seen screaming in another portion of the live video.
Machine Gun Kelly, 30, was also spotted amidst the crowds in Los Angeles. The singer, alongside Mod Son, held onto a a sign that read “silence is betrayal.” Model Emily Ratajkowski, 28, shared photos from the same crowd to her own Instagram story on May 30. “DISMANTLE POWER STRU