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Katie Price quits social media for Blackout Tuesday amid George Floyd protests


Katie Price has joined the list of countless celebrities quitting social media for the day for #BlackoutTuesday amid the Black Lives Matter movement.

The former glamour model, 42, is taking a stand against racism as she vowed to take time out of social media to reflect on the unsettling scenes that have unfolded in America over the past week.

Protests broke out after unarmed black American  George Floyd died aged 46 on Monday 25 May 2020 after a police officer pinned him to the floor with a knee on his neck for almost nine minutes.

The brutal killing has sparked outrage across the globe and Pricey is throwing herself behind the movement for justice.

Katie is spreading awareness on social media

Katie, whose 18-year-old son Harvey is mixed race, sharing the customary black square on Instagram,and wrote: “BLACK LIVES MATTER #blackouttuesday.”

Katie had Harvey with ex-boyfriend Dwight Yorke, who is also taking a stand against racism on his social media today.

Katie shares Harvey with ex Dwight Yorke, who is also taking a stand

Peaceful protests have been held across the USA – and spilled over to the UK, Europe and as far as New Zealand – as citizens demand justice for the death of father-of-two George.

Joining Katie in the stand against racism are countless celebrities hoping their platform will raise awareness.

Katie shared the snap on Instagram

Nile Rodgers and Britney Spears are among the stars observing the music industry social media blackout today.

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Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce, Katy Perry and hundreds more celebrities are also taking part.

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