- The Duchess of Sussex has lamented the fate of George Floyd, adding that saying nothing about the issue is the only wrong thing to say
- Meghan, in a video message, also remembered others like Philando Castile, Tamir Rice, Breonna Taylor who had also died from police brutality
- The Duchess said that what has been happening in the US in recent days is very horrible
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has also lent her voice to the killing of George Floyd in the US in a new video shared by The Sun.
She said that she initially feared that if she spoke, people would pick her words apart. The Duchess added that she then realised that “the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing”.
“…And I wasn’t sure what I could say to you. I wanted to say the right thing and I was really nervous that I wouldn’t or that it would get picked apart,” she said during the video message.
In a very emotional moment, she listed the names of those who had also suffered the same fate in the hands of policemen in America.
“George Floyd’s life mattered and Breonna Taylor’s life mattered. And Philando Castile’s life mattered and Tamir Rice’s life mattered,” she said.
Markle also said that everyone who had died that way “whose names we know” and “do not know” also mattered.
Watch the video below:
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that George Floyd's baby mama, Roxie Washington, spoke out on Tuesday, 2 June, for the first time - mourning the loss of her 6-year-old daughter's dad.
In a short tearful presser in Minneapolis, US, Roxie said she wanted justice for Floyd because he was a good man and Gianna was the proof, pointing to her daughter.
The emotional lady said she wanted everyone to know that Gianna was denied the chance of ever seeing her father again and the late would never see her grow up and graduate school.
"I wanted everybody to know that this is what those officers took. At the end of the day, they get to go home and be with their families. Gianna does not have a father.
"He will never see her grow up, graduate, he will never walk her down the aisle, if there's a problem she's having and she needs her dad, she does not have that anymore," Roxie said.
Roxie added she was there to ask for justice and also to be with his little girl who was denied the chance of ever seeing her father again.
"I want justice for him because he was good. No matter what anybody thinks, and this is the proof," she added while pointing to Gianna.
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