Cher has issued an apology following backlash she received for a tweet she made about George Floyd. Fans of the singer accused her of having a “white savior complex” after she tweeted that if she were there, she could have helped save him.
She promptly deleted the tweet following the backlash, and uploaded a few more messages to her fans regarding it. “Wrestled With This Twt, Because I Thought some ppl wouldn’t understand, Or Believe an Entertainer Could have Honest emotions about a human Being,suffering & Dying, even if It’s Only Shown On tv,” she writes. “You Don’t Know What I’ve Done,Who I Am,Or What I Believe.I CAN,I HAVE,& I WILL..HELP.”
Cher’s tweet about George Floyd angers some fans
Two hours later, Cher also followed up with an apology. “I Just got off phone With Friend Karen.Told her what Happened,& Realized,You Can Piss Ppl Off,& Hurt Them By Not Knowing Everything That’s’NOT Appropriate’To Say.”
She continues, “I know Ppl Apologize When They’re In a Jam,BUT🤚🏼TO GOD🙏🏼,IM TRULY SORRY If I Upset AnyOne In Blk Community. I Know My❤️”