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As protests erupted across at least 17 American cities in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, celebrities including Michael B Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Nick Cannon, Ariana Grande, J Cole and others joined the fray, marching in cities from Los Angeles to Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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Some stars, including Halsey and ‘Insecure’ actor Kendrick Sampson were reportedly hit by rubber bullets fired by police during a protest in Los Angeles.

Other celebrities such as Jordan Peele, Trevor Noah, Will Poulter and Ava DuVernay took to social media to share their comments on the outrage.