As the 2016 Presidential race gets closer to solidifying its final two candidates, people all across America have not been shy when it comes to expressing their disdain for Republican hopeful, Donald Trump. This year’s election has shed light on the very present racial issues still looming over our country today but the people of Chicago were clearly not here for the antics in their city.
Protesters made their presence known this past Friday after successfully causing the cancellation of a Trump rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Supporters and protestors clashed inside and outside the event filling the arena and lining the streets of the Democratic run city. The massive protests escalated quickly to include physical and verbal altercations amongst the two groups.
However, this isn’t the first incident of violence to occur during a Trump rally and as a result, many of our favorite celebs have taken to social media to share their views on Trumps ideals and practices; making it very is clear that the city of Chicago is not alone on this one.
Take a look below to see what a few celebs had to say over the weekend.
Singer John Legend exchanged a few words with Donald Trump Jr via twitter over the racist antics during his father’s presidential campaign run.
Chris Brown also expressed his displeasure via Instagram video encouraging protest to attend in groups to avoid being assaulted. His caption stated:
F—CK TRUMP AND F-CK THE PIGS! TO SEE THIS EVIL SHIT IS SO WRONG! GOD WILL HAVE HIS REVENGE! TRUST ME!
T.I also blasted Trump with an unapologetic Public Service Announcement from his Instagram account stating:
“Donald Trump, this message is for you. My name is Clifford ‘Tip’ Harris. I say this as non-violently, but [as] unapologetically as possible. Fuck you and fuck what you stand for. Nobody who supports me, will support you. End of message”
The video followed with the below caption:
“I ain’t going for it… Mr Trump, if u beat me u won…but I WILL NOT BE FOOLED!!! I know u got plans for my people that are contrary to OUR BEST INTERESTS. Make no mistake… WE AINT ON THE SAME SIDE. Whatever U ARE,IM NOT!!!! Be CLEAR!!!! I have a family, I have children, I have ancestors that I WILL NOT LET DOWN. If me & mines ain’t safe, if me & mines in danger…. Guess what??? It’s gon take all my air to keep me from #Goin Heh… U Have No Idea. May God Be with U sir. Have a nice day Mr. Trump.”
Keep scrolling to see what a few other celebs had to say:
Photo and Video Cred: Instagram/Twitter
Story By: Jaime Lynne