With the Coachella music festival line-up finally here, comedian Tiffany Haddish has found herself in a loud and sticky situation herself with PETA after claiming she’s protesting police brutality by wearing fur everyday.
Haddish initially sparked PETA’s attention after releasing an Instagram video revealing her intent on donning fur daily until black people stop having their lives taken at the hands of law enforcement.
“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.
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Y’all cops who did this some FUCKIN COWARDS!!!! U had NO RIGHT to treat this lady like this!!! In front of her children at that!!! As Americans WE HAVE RIGHTS!!!! We can question the authorities as to WHY we’re being arrested, WE DO NOT just have to shut the fuck up and DO WHAT YOU SAY!!! WE ARE NOT SLAVES ON YOUR PLANTATION!!!!🤬😡😤🤯 Maybe now that we see it can happen to anyone of any color we’ll be ready to unite,accept that this isn’t a “minority’s” Problem… ITS AN AMERICAN PROBLEM!!! America YOU ARE THE PROBLEM!!! #USorELSE✊ @shaunking RP.