Dwayne Johnson asks US President Trump to step up as protests continue

Dwayne Johnson asks US President Trump to step up as protests continue

- Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has come out to ask US President Donald Trump to step

- Dwayne does not agree with the military being sent out to quell protestors

- There have been protests in almost every US state following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has called out US President Donald Trump.

The wrestler-turned-actor believes President Trump shouldn't be sending out the army to handle protestors.

In a video posted to his Instagram, Dwayne said, "There is military force that has been deployed on our own people. Looters, yes. Criminals, absolutely. But on protesters, who are begging and pleading, our protesters who are in pain? You would be surprised how people in pain would respond when you say, 'I care about you.' When you say to them, 'I'm listening to you.'"

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On his caption, Dwayne asked, "Where is our compassionate leader? The leader who unifies and inspires our country at our most painful time when we need it most."

George Floyd died after a white police officer stopped his air flow with a knee to his neck for almost nine minutes.

Yesteray, Briefly.co.za reported that South African government had acknowledged the gruesome killing of George Floyd, which was captured on camera.

The brave woman who captured it all on her phone has spoken out about the terrifying moments.

A host of celebrities, including Trevor Noah, have condemned US police brutality and systematic racism.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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