Music mogul Russell Simmons sees both sides of the coin. The hip-hop executive has weighed-in on comedian Tiffany Haddish‘s decision to wear fur daily to protest police brutality.

Last night, Simmons went to Instagram with words for both Haddish and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

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I received so many calls from my friends in the animal rights community saying why did she choose fur as her form of protest Yes people i agree that the suffering of any of Gods innocent living beings is horrible And un called for please understand ..Hurt people Hurt people The Black community is hurting And they should not feel like they have to go it alone … I do agree that in my many times protesting police brutality i have seen the same people who occupied wallstreet the same people whom i encountered at the women’s march and the same people who i have seen at animal rights events We are the compassionate ones that we are waiting for …we must stand up for each other… Please let’s all be sensitive to ALL suffering and although i think the form of protest is misguided i do acknowledge that it is a call for help ….do you? #tiffanyhaddish #peta #blacklivesmatter #animalwelfare

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This week, Tiffany sparked headlines after vowing to wear fur in protest of police brutality.

“I don’t know if you know this about me, but I’m about to start protesting. I’m going to wear fur every day until they stop killing black people. When the police stop killing black people, I’ll stop wearing fur. It’s my new protest. So sorry PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), don’t be mad at me, be mad at the police.”

PETA has since responded to Tiffany’s now-viral video and urged her to reconsider the protest approach.

“We love you, Tiffany, and as an animal rights organization, we advocate for and believe in kindness towards all, including animals,” the organization commented. “We hope that you choose to protest in a different way that doesn’t harm any humans or any animals, but is kind to all.” (USA Today)

Last May, rap star T.I. shared his take on police brutality and explained how it’s an American issue.