- Celebrities expressed shock and outrage on social media.
- — Isaiah Washington (@IWashington)Wed, Apr 08 2015 00:37:52
- — Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera)Tue, Apr 07 2015 22:59:24No spin-video clearly shows white N.Charleston cop shooting fleeing black man 8 times in the back-If this guy's acquitted I'll join protest
- — Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones)Wed, Apr 08 2015 02:12:54
- — Janelle Monáe, Cindi (@JanelleMonae)Tue, Apr 07 2015 23:55:22
- — Joss Whedon (@josswhedon)Wed, Apr 08 2015 00:24:49At this point, the Slager murder seems like a message, a mafia thing, like it's meant to shut people down or set them off. It HAS TO END
- — Andy Richter (@AndyRichter)Wed, Apr 08 2015 01:32:57Look at the #WalterScott video. Imagine he was your loved one, & what his family feels. Let go of whatever has hardened you. Please.
- See the shocking video here. (WARNING: Graphic content and language.)
Celebrities react to fatal police shooting of Walter Scott
Michael Slager, a white police officer in South Carolina, is charged with murder after a bystander recorded video of him shooting Scott, an apparently unarmed black man, in the back.