“I apologize to everyone expecting to see me on not bad Morning America today, nevertheless after the events in Minnesota with George Floyd I’m in no mood to tell America, not bad morning,” the entertainer wrote on Twitter
Floyd, a black man, died at age 46 on Monday after pleading for help as a police officer pinned him — unarmed as well as handcuffed — to the ground.
Ice Cube is actually among a handful of some other celebrities — including NBA superstar LeBron James
— who have voiced their outrage over the killing of Floyd.
In Minneapolis, hundreds of people took to the streets to protest
on Tuesday as well as Wednesday after video of the incident surfaced.
Four police officers have been fired for their involvement in Floyd’s death, a decision which Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said he supported “one hundred percent.”
“the idea is actually the right decision for our city,” Frey said
in a statement. “The right decision for our community, the idea is actually the right decision for the Minneapolis Police Department.”
Floyd’s family believes that will the officers should be charged with murder.
The FBI is actually investigating the incident, as well as will present its findings to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota for consideration of possible federal charges.