As we previously reported, a 37-year-old father-of-five named Alton Sterling became a victim of Police Brutality early Tuesday morning when cops in Baton Rouge, Louisiana pinned him to the ground and shot him in the back at least five times despite not even having a weapon in his hands.
Unfortunately, Alton's death was not the only murder of a black man to happen this week, because 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot by police four times during a routine traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Once he was shot, Philando's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds immediately began streaming the incident on Facebook Live, where she claimed the officer shot her boyfriend when he was reaching for his ID, just as the officer commanded. In fact, Philando even told the officer who shot him that he had a concealed carry permit just to be safe… but why isn't the NRA defending his 2nd Amendment rights??
While Philando and Alton were both taken too soon, both incidents were caught on video, which means celebrities and everyday people alike are closer to these stories than ever before.
As such, celebs who support the Black Lives Matter movement have spoken out about Philando's killing on social media, saying:
The YouTube celebrity posted a lengthy, emotional video revealing that she and her husband are ending their marriage.
While sharing the sad news with her over 4 million subscribers, Colleen immediately broke down, saying:
"I am dreading making this video. I'm just going to say it. Joshua and I are getting a divorce. Man, that sucks to say out loud."
But, Miz Ballinger stressed that her former flame didn't wrong her in any way, adding:
"I want to start off by saying Joshua is a wonderful man, and I am so in love with him. This has nothing to do with he's a bad person, or he did something horrible to me, or anything like that. He's a good person and I love him."
Instead, the singer clarified that they ultimately weren't a good fit together: