Refresh for updates… The Hollywood and media industries had been fast to react to the Not Guilty verdicts within the Kyle Rittenhouse case at this time, with many expressing each outrage and an absence of shock.
“Watch this kid become not only a hero to segments of the right but watch him become emboldened, appear on Rogan, puff himself up, get in bar fights, murder again,” tweeted Billions co-creator Brian Koppelman.
Shameless actor Emmy Rossum tweeted, “This is a devastating blow,” whereas LeVar Burton mentioned, “Tell me again there are not two kinds [of] justice in America.”
Deadline will replace this publish with extra reactions …
We come collectively to mourn the lives misplaced to the identical racist system that devalues Black lives and devalued the lives of Anthony and JoJo. #ReimagineKenosha
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 19, 2021
Justice weeps bitterly at this time. We are coming collectively to heal the scars left by the injuries of this grief. We will take care of one another and bear in mind why we proceed to march. @WisconsinAllIn @LeadersKenosha @blocbyblocMKE
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 19, 2021
So…the white man goes free. Is that the message?
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 19, 2021
Get prepared for 1,533 assholes to carry assault rifles to each protest they hear about and attempt to put themselves able to be “scared”.
— George Wallace (@MrGeorgeWallace) November 19, 2021
We simply witnessed a system constructed on white supremacy validate the terroristic acts of a white supremacist.
This solely additional validates the necessity to abolish our present system. White supremacy can’t be reformed.
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) November 19, 2021
A damaged nation, break up in two. On one aspect, the brilliant ideology of affection and inclusion, and on the opposite aspect, the darkish ideology of hatred and violence.#KyleRittenhouse
— Sebastian Roché (@sebroche) November 19, 2021
Elections matter. The lives of Joseph Rosenbaum & Anthony Huber mattered. They needs to be alive at this time. Our 1st modification proper to free speech shouldn’t price any of us our lives. And no matter anyone’s verdict wherever and at anytime, Black Lives Do Matter. Today. & all the time ❤️ https://t.co/YNMVk8Wha5
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) November 19, 2021
So anybody can come to a protest, simply march down the center of the road with an enormous gun – and kill individuals? #RittenhouseVerdict
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) November 19, 2021
Stay Home. Stay Safe.
— B.R.O.theR. ?uestion (@questlove) November 19, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse walks free as we’re all taken prisoner by our now brazenly authoritarian state.
— Ellen Barkin (@EllenBarkin) November 19, 2021
Did you ever suppose it was not going to prove that method? The decide sat down subsequent to the defendant to look at the proof! This is why the appointment of judges is so necessary. If your justices do not respect the legislation, there’s NO legislation. https://t.co/GB7UUclIh3
— Harvey Fierstein (@HarveyFierstein) November 19, 2021
I do know everybody’s saying for those who’re stunned you haven’t been paying consideration however I used to be paying consideration and I’m nonetheless shocked
— Sarah Cooper (@sarahcpr) November 19, 2021
Acquitting Kyle Rittenhouse sends a message to future Kyle Rittenhouses that they are free to incite violence after which declare self-defense. This will not be justice.
— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) November 19, 2021
What a catastrophe. The precedent is terrifying. The injustice is difficult to abdomen.
— Brooklyn Decker (@BrooklynDecker) November 19, 2021
Another disappointing victory for White vigilantism
— Cary Elwes (@Cary_Elwes) November 19, 2021
Ha, let the boy be black and it will’ve been life…hell he would’ve had his life taken earlier than the bullshit trial.. unhappy
— Bubba Wallace (@BubbaWallace) November 19, 2021
— DL Hughley (@RealDLHughley) November 19, 2021
— Peter Paige (@ThePeterPaige) November 19, 2021
The Rittenhouse verdict is one more instance of how perverted the prison authorized system is and is functioning precisely because it was designed to.
— Javier Muñoz (@JMunozActor) November 19, 2021
#kylerittenhouse discovered not responsible tho we SAW HIM kill two. Fundamentally silly, I predict he’ll go on to an enormous profession on #Fox and in #RadicalRightWing circles, which counts as a plus with them. A tragic, tragic day for first rate, THINKING, feeling, moral individuals all over the place.
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) November 19, 2021
I’ve no religion within the justice system In America at this time I don’t wish to dwell in a rustic that’s dominated by violent ignorant racists.
— ✌🏼rosanna arquette (@RoArquette) November 19, 2021
The excellent news is that white males & boys can nonetheless kill whoever they need and do NO jail time! Isn’t that enjoyable! 😃
And he killed white individuals!
— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) November 19, 2021
No phrases. Just utter fury. pic.twitter.com/rmPgorK5dv
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) November 19, 2021
It is tough to specific in phrases, and even through stats, how tousled the U.S. ‘justice’ system is, & how riddled with double requirements it’s.
Does anybody – even essentially the most conservative particular person – actually consider a black man or a Muslim like me would have been acquitted, too?
— Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan) November 19, 2021
kyle rittenhouse being acquitted on all prices after such heinous heinous crimes is the epitome of white privilege and precisely what’s fallacious with this godforsaken nation.
— rachel zegler (she/her/hers) (@rachelzegler) November 19, 2021
Terrifying day in America. #RittenhouseVerdict
— Kristen Schaal (@kristenschaaled) November 19, 2021
Justice denied is a physique blow to our nationwide psyche. On trial was not solely a killer, however a system that continues to kill.
Today that system defeated true justice, as soon as once more. But mark these phrases: We won’t ever cease combating for what is correct and simply.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 19, 2021
wanna be a supreme courtroom justice
wanna homicide 2 individuals & not go to jail higher
1) reduce some onions
2) be white
(MUSIC CUE: “Cherry Pie”)
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) November 19, 2021
It has now been put it on the market that vigilantes can simply go and kill individuals protesting points like racial equality every time they need and get away with it. Think about that for a second.
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) November 19, 2021
John Huber and Karen Bloom, mother and father of assassin #KyleRittenhouse’s sufferer Anthony Huber: the decision “sends the unacceptable message that armed civilians can show up in any town, incite violence, and then use the danger they have created to justify shooting people in the street.” pic.twitter.com/zhfMCIsXIk
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) November 19, 2021
In different information you would see coming from a mile away… https://t.co/tR8M2cvdVS
— Daniel Dae Kim (@danieldaekim) November 19, 2021
Big day for killers.
— Derek DelGaudio (@derek_del) November 19, 2021
— Ryan Jamaal Swain (@RyanJamaal) November 19, 2021
JUST IN: Judge Schroeder sentences Kyle Rittenhouse to return give him an enormous hug
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) November 19, 2021
Tell me once more there should not two varieties justice in America!
— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) November 19, 2021
Remember, at this time and on a regular basis, that you just select with whom you have interaction. No one is entitled to a response from you. Allow the Block and Mute buttons to work in your behalf.
— April (@ReignOfApril) November 19, 2021
I imply the racists are gonna racist. No should be shocked by that, haha.
— SCAM GODDESS (@DivaLaci) November 19, 2021
I’m not stunned. I’m nonetheless gutted.
— LaToya Morgan (@MorganicInok) November 19, 2021
this needs to be the one image individuals use when speaking about kyle rittenhouse. doing the white energy image after he murdered individuals at a black lives matter protest. pic.twitter.com/BEmleAdjUo
— Vincent Martella (@VinMan17) November 19, 2021
Nobody is stunned, however that doesn’t imply outrage isn’t acceptable.
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) November 19, 2021
Not responsible. Welcome to the Wild fuckin’ West.
The violence that’s coming will probably be unprecedented. #godsaveusall
— matthew lillard —Will block. 0-F’s-given (@MatthewLillard) November 19, 2021
In the Rittenhouse case, the thirteenth juror was the decide.
— Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid 😷 (@JoyAnnReid) November 19, 2021
This is a devastating blow.
— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) November 19, 2021
I’m completed. This nation deserves all of the fuck shit it will get.
— Prentice Penny (@The_A_Prentice) November 19, 2021
watch this child turn out to be not solely a hero to segments of the correct however watch him turn out to be emboldened, seem on Rogan, puff himself up, get in bar fights, homicide once more.
— Brian Koppelman (@briankoppelman) November 19, 2021