Star Wars actor John Boyega revealed that his social media account was reported after he spoke up against racism.
John Boyega on Wednesday posted on his Twitter page about his hatred of racists, following the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd in police custody in the US.
He stated that “WHITE on BLACK racism” had “ruined the world.” This sparked different reactions which led to him going live on his Instagram page to speak against “racist white people”.
Thursday, John Boyega shared a complaint report he got on his Twitter page by several users, reporting his post;
Are you guys on twitter dedicated to seeing what’s in your head and not what I wrote? Take a break because you’re one of them, As i said you can’t force me to talk about what I’m not talking about. Shut up.
Twitter however stated that the complaint report has been investigated and it does not
“the reported content and could not identify any violations of Twitter Rules or German law. Accordingly, we have not taken any action at this time.”
Off to the shops. Does anyone want anything? pic.twitter.com/opNCVqKdEX
— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) May 28, 2020
Floyd’s death has sparked clashes between police and protesters in Minneapolis.